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October 3, 2019

Drilling company employee, 26, killed in industrial accident in Vaughan, Ont.

A 26-year-old Bowmanville woman was killed in an industrial accident on Sept. 19 in Vaughan, Ont. The drilling company employee was operating a drilling truck when it contacted overhead electrical wires, an Ontario Ministry of Labour spokesperson said. The Toronto Star reports.

Nova Scotia to receive water project and flood prevention grants

Eight communities in Nova Scotia will receive more than $922,000 for water and wastewater projects through the Provincial Capital Assistance Program.

P.E.I. government delivers emergency funding after hurricane

Prince Edward Island residents will be able to access emergency funding from government to help recover costs associated with damages following Hurricane Dorian.

New web-based water testing system expected to boost testing rates

A new, more streamlined system of well water testing rolling out in January may encourage people in the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph area of Ontario to test water more often. CBC News reports.

Sechelt, B.C., businesses urge SCRD to install meters and wells

Meters, wells and a long-term fix to the water crisis should be the priorities for the Sunshine Coast Regional District, reservoirs should be dropped from the list, and all of it needs to happen faster – that’s what members of the Sechelt Chamber of Commerce recently told SCRD directors. The Coast Reporter reports.
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OGWA golfs for industry’s next generation

The Ontario Ground Water Association had a beautiful day for its third annual golf tournament Sept. 20 to raise funds for annual scholarship awards for graduates of Fleming College’s resources drilling and blasting program. » Learn more

Safety blitz targets cause of top workplace injuries in Ontario

Ontario Ministry of Labour inspectors will blitz workplaces in an effort to prevent musculoskeletal injuries, Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, announced on Oct. 1. » Learn more
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