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Worker dies in four-storey fall at residential construction site

Emergency Medical Services in Calgary says paramedics were called to the scene on Monday afternoon. The man was working on a multi-residential complex before the fall.

Swissport using temp workers with inadequate safety training at airport, says union

Recent employee injuries at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport have occurred due to insufficient safety training of temporary workers in baggage handling, according to a claim by the union that represents Pearson’s baggage workers.

Alberta healthcare workers are poorly protected from dangerous meds: AUPE

The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees has filed five safety complaints with the provincial government regarding worker exposure to cytotoxic medications – which potentially cause effects ranging from skin and eye irritation to cancer.

Man faces charges after allegedly chasing down parking officer who ticketed him

Investigators say that when the officer tried to leave the area, a man in the same car used his vehicle to block the exit. Police say the man threatened the officer and drove into oncoming traffic in an attempt to chase him.

Environment groups wait for charges in year-old Husky oil spill

A year after a major oil spill along the North Saskatchewan River fouled the water source for three Saskatchewan cities, an environmentalist says the company involved should get more than just “a slap on the wrist.”

P.E.I. RCMP probing second report of aircraft being hit by green laser

A crash is inevitable if people continue to point lasers at airplanes, a P.E.I. pilot warned last Tuesday as Island police announced they were investigating the second such incident in as many days.
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Canada Post employees claim carbon-monoxide exposure from trucks

Canada’s national mail service has responded to recent claims from employees that aging postal trucks have been leaking carbon monoxide inside the cabs in the Ottawa area. The issue became public with a CBC News story on July 12. » Read More

Federal government lowers limit of exposure to airborne chrysotile asbestos

The Government of Canada furthered its efforts to ban asbestos on July 12. » Read More
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