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At least 255 GM Canada workers to be laid off at St. Catharines GM facility

Layoff notices have been handed out to hundreds of workers at the General Motors transmission-making factory in St. Catharines, Ont., as effects spread from a strike that started last Sunday at GM’s CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ont.

GM workers invite employer to renew negotiations as Magna halts parts supply

The union representing 2,500 striking workers at GM Canada’s CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont., says it has invited management to get talks rolling again in hopes of reaching a settlement.

Oilsands miner reports 123 birds killed in tailings pond incident

The Alberta Energy Regulator says it is responding to a report of bird deaths at the soon-to-be-producing Fort Hills oilsands mine north of Fort McMurray in northern Alberta.

Hefty fine for Calgary energy company charged in workplace accident

Calgary-based Husky Oil Operations Ltd., has been fined $100,000 for an accident that injured a worker at its complex in Lloydminster, Sask.
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Ministry of Labour Blitz: Falls – including Slips and Trips

Ontario Ministry of Labour inspectors will visit workplaces, from October 2 until November 24, to conduct an enforcement blitz on falls. Inspectors will be on the lookout for policies and programs; safe work practices; falls from ladders, mobile stands and platforms; falls from trucks/loads; ergonomics; and worker training. There are about 17,000 lost-time injuries due to falls in the workplace every year, according to a WSIB report. » Read More

CMTS – Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show

Date: September 25 – 28, 2017
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
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MainTrain 2017

Date: September 25 - 28, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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MEMO 2017

Date: September 24-27, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit

Date: September 27–30, 2017
Location: Hollywood, Fla.
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