This breathtaking monument is to be erected behind the
Clearbrook Library in Abbotsford, British Columbia.
The Golden Tree will be the first monument in
Canada that recognizes the important
contributions to society that
This beautiful memorial commemorates three lives cut tragically short. But it is much more than just that. It is also a testament to the strength of the families whose lives were shattered by this tragedy and the work they have done to ensure that their loved ones' lives were not lost in vain.
The Golden Tree will also serve as a reminder to all of us that we must work together to ensure that farm work is safe, and that the men and women who work in farming return home safely to their loved ones at the end of the work day. -Darryl Walker, Past President
BC Government & Servcies Employees' Union
The Golden Tree Monument will remain in the community as a symbol for all Canadians that all working people are entitled to safe working conditions. The Agriculture industry ranks as having the 3rd most dangerous occupations. This Monument will act as a reminder that safety education and training should come first. -Charan Gill, CEO
Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society
This is a historical, first of its kind memorial to remember three mothers who were killed in a vehicle accident. The Golden Tree Monument will give farmworkers who have been neglected and abused for so long some integrity and it’ll be a reminder to the community that safety is essential for all working people and their families. -Charan Gill, Secretary Treasurer
Canadian Farmworkers Union