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Tanker that ran aground in western Quebec safely freed: Fisheries and Oceans

A tanker that ran aground east of Cornwall, Ont. on Friday has been freed. The Travestern was making its way from Hamilton to Montreal when it ran aground in Lake St. Francis near Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Que.

Correctional officers demand recognition of their unique, unsafe work environment

More than 200 prison employees with the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers took part in information pickets at 49 federal correctional facilities nationwide, to call attention to the need for a new collective agreement.

La Loche shooter asked for gift to mark anniversary of shooting that killed four

The last time Charlene Klyne was in the same room as the teenager convicted in a deadly school shooting in Saskatchewan, he opened fire and shot her in the face. Klyne lost her sight after the January 2016 shooting in La Loche.

Widow seeking inquiry into alleged toxic exposures at Manitoba smelter in 2008

Almost nine years after her husband died of a supposed heart attack during a work stint at a Vale smelter in Thompson, Man., Lila Fifi still has questions – and is unsatisfied with the answers she has received.

Victoria police chief quits as watchdog conducts investigation involving tweets

Victoria’s suspended police chief quit Thursday, amid an investigation into his sexually charged Twitter messages to the wife of a subordinate officer.

Air Canada plane diverted after Ontario man allegedly tries to open door

An Ontario man is in federal custody in the United States after allegedly assaulting members of an Air Canada flight crew and trying to open the door of a plane while it was in flight.
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Feature Stories 

When the Dust Settles

From 1978 to 1979, Jim Hobbs was one of many miners in northern Ontario who inhaled finely ground aluminum dust known as McIntyre Powder, which was believed to protect them from silicosis. Canisters containing this powder were punctured, and a compressed-air system would send out a thick, black cloud of respirable aluminum dust into specially constructed chambers or change rooms where miners breathed in the dust. During the dispersal process, all ventilation would be halted. » Read More

Managing Change

Significant changes in a workplace affect the mental and physical health of employees, says a recent study by Toronto-based consulting firm Morneau Shepell. » Read More
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City council divided on approach to safety on Winnipeg buses

Three months after the murder of Winnipeg bus driver Irvine Fraser by a rider, six members of the city council are expressing dismay at how the municipality has responded – particularly in the lack of input from the transit union. » Read More

Fire truck catches fire en route to call: “There’s a degree of irony, yes”

Halifax firefighters got a surprise on May 11, when flames started shooting from their own truck. » Read More
Press Releases 

International Specialist Retail Conference at A+A

May 19, 2017 — DÜSSELDORF, Germany — From October 17 to 20, 2017, trade visitors from all over the world will meet for the A+A International Trade Fair with Congress at the exhibition centre. » Read More

First aid and safety training in Worksite News

May 8, 2017 — EDMONTON, Alta. — Worksite News, Western Canada’s premier occupational health, safety and environment e-Magazine, is pleased to be running a special editorial series on First Aid Training and Safety Awareness in the Workplace. » Read More