Work stress & the rage that can result is discussed. Downsizing & restructuring are 2 common sources for work stress. Canada ranks higher than the US for workplace assaults. Rage and how it manifests at the corporate & individual level is explored. Mental illness is a major reason why violent rage can occur. Suicide & other extreme examples of workplace aggression are given. It is important for colleagues to realize when someone is contemplating violence, and to seek treatment for them.