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Court martial for “racial slur,” striking superior begins at N.S. base

Cpl. Garett Rollman pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of striking his superior officer on the hand and two charges of “conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline.”

New research group to tackle mental, physical health in the public-safety sectors

A new research institute based in Saskatchewan is developing a strategy to deal with health issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder, among police, paramedics and other public-safety personnel in Canada.

Calgary police dog stabbed in the line of duty, suspect in custody

A youth accused of stabbing a Calgary police dog during an arrest faces charges under a new section of the Criminal Code that protects law-enforcement animals.

Quebec bus driver attacked with baseball bat in dispute over cat

Sherbrooke police said a man boarded the city bus Wednesday evening carrying the feline and then took it out of its cage. The man became aggressive when the driver told him the animal needed to remain locked up, said a police spokesman.

“A blindness to risk”: Board calls for mandatory life jackets for fishermen

The Transportation Safety Board repeated its recommendation that provincial governments and Transport Canada require personal flotation devices; otherwise, commercial fishermen will remain more likely to die if they fall overboard.

Ontario man pleads guilty in Air Canada flight-disruption case

Brandon Courneyea’s admission of interference with a flight attendant, entered last month in an Orlando courtroom, carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a US$250,000 fine.
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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. » Read More

Worker dies in four-storey fall at residential construction site

The man was working on a multi-residential complex before the fall. » Read More
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