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Woman defends sending friendly e-mails to RCMP inspector after alleged assault

A woman who has accused British Columbia’s former RCMP spokesman of sexual assault defended sending him friendly e-mails after the alleged attack during a heated cross-examination Monday.

Collapse of transmission tower kills two workers

Construction of a transmission line was halted west of Come by Chance, N.L. on June 19, after two workers were killed by a transmission tower’s sudden collapse.

Saskatoon robbery foiled when worker disarms thief by hitting him with metal rod

Police say a masked man forced his way in the back door of a business by pointing a handgun at the employee. They say there was a fight and the employee disarmed the suspect by hitting him with a metal rod.

Meredith harassment inquiry continues despite his resignation

The Senate ethics watchdog has resumed an investigation into workplace-harassment and bullying allegations against Don Meredith. The Senate ethics committee wants to press ahead with the probe that began nearly two years ago.

Poor maintenance a factor in fatal Montreal tanker-truck explosion

A report by Quebec’s workers’ health and safety board says the tanker stopped on an elevated highway last Aug. 9 when its emergency brakes were suddenly activated. That led to a pileup involving three other trucks and one car.

Unknown powder at Canada Post facility sends two to hospital

Tim Wilkinson, deputy chief with Richmond Fire, said firefighters were called for reports of a potential hazardous-materials situation after a powder was found in a sorting facility adjacent to the Vancouver International Airport.
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Village employee killed in lawnmower accident

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. » Read More

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. » Read More
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