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Female reporter kissed on live TV as she covered music festival

The latest incident of a female TV reporter being harassed on the job has the federation representing Quebec journalists calling for the public to be reminded such behaviour is unacceptable.

Worker on riding lawnmower dies on the job in Drayton Valley, Alberta

Investigators with Occupational Health and Safety are investigating after a man in his 20s died while operating a riding lawnmower.

Engine surge led to plane’s emergency landing

A recent emergency landing by an Air Canada plane at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport was due to an engine surge. Flight 476 took off from Pearson on the evening of July 28, but the pilots detected “an engine anomaly.”

Retired navy sailor charged with sex assault, mistreating subordinate

Master Warrant Officer (retired) Andrew Durnford faces five charges in alleged incidents stemming from his time serving on HMCS Toronto between January 2010 and September 2011.

“Unruly passenger” arrested after Air Canada flight returns to Toronto

Peel Regional Police say a flight attendant was assaulted on board the aircraft and suffered minor injuries. The flight was bound for Budapest, and a police spokesman says the plane was as far east as Nova Scotia when the pilot turned around.

The difficult tenure of women politicians: “I became a target”

Joanne Bernard recalls the shock she felt when she left Nova Scotia’s nonprofit sector to work in provincial politics and suddenly became the target of the worst kind of online vitriol, including fat shaming and homophobic tirades.
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Investigating Critical Injuries

When a workplace injury happens in Ontario, the employer’s joint health and safety committee plays a key role in collecting information and conducting a preliminary investigation. » Read More
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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. » Read More

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

Cpl. Garett Rollman pleaded not guilty last week. » Read More
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