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Justice workers vulnerable to trauma from graphic reports and images, union says

A report released Tuesday by the Union of Solicitor General Employees says more than three-quarters of public-safety workers surveyed had experienced effects such as nightmares, insomnia, emotional or physical difficulties and marital problems.

Village employee, 21, killed in accident with riding lawnmower

Occupational health and safety authorities with the Alberta Ministry of Labour are investigating the death of an employee of the Village of Dewberry, on the afternoon of June 13.

“I’m sorry I shot you”: La Loche shooter apologizes at hearing

The teen told substitute teacher Charlene Klyne, who lost her sight in the shooting, he was sorry for ruining her life. He tearfully said if he could talk to teacher Adam Wood, who died from his injuries, he would tell him he was sorry.

DFO manager kept report warning of noise hazard secret for seven months

A new report says a senior federal Fisheries Department manager waited seven months to warn fishery officers in the Maritimes of a serious noise hazard aboard department vessels that could cause hearing loss.

Police officer who fatally shot hammer-wielding man says he’s “devastated”

Const. Andrew Doyle was testifying at a coroner’s inquest into Andrew Loku’s death and addressed the man’s relatives, who weren’t present, directly at one point. “I was afraid for my life,” Doyle told the inquest. “We’re trained to stop the threat.”

Regina police clock driver going 183 km/h in city construction zone

Officers had a speed trap set up on one side of the city’s Ring Road highway and noticed a maroon-colour Nissan sports car — either a 350z or a 370z — roaring along in the other direction.
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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

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Inquiry focuses on mental health of man who killed peace officer

Rod Lazenby was a retired RCMP officer who was responsible for enforcing bylaws in the Municipal District of Foothills south of Calgary. The 62-year-old died in 2012 after being sent to a rural property on a call about dogs. » Read More

Toronto woman found not criminally responsible in stabbing of condo doorman

Ellis Kirkland was charged with attempted murder, assault with a weapon and weapons dangerous to the public peace. » Read More
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