THE OLD MAN WAS HURTING, HUNGRY AND MAROONED IN THE ER. No one wanted it that way. But that’s how it often is at the Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville, NS. That’s why three ER doctors at the hospital are set to walk away.
SAM FITZPATRICK’S COMPLAINTS DIDN’T SAVE HIM. Sam was killed on the job on February 22, 2009. He was crushed to death under a huge bolder. He had warned his bosses something like that might happen just the day before.
WORKERS KILLED AT WORK IN NOVA SCOTIA BECOME ‘THE UNDEAD’: they are not allowed to rest in peace. They are kept alive in a bureaucratic limbo of secrets and obfuscation. Families are denied details of how and why their loved ones died; deaths are even hidden from the public.