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Man facing assault charges after nurse attacked at Montreal hospital

A 25-year-old man is facing assault charges after allegedly trying to strangle a nurse at the Montreal General Hospital, police said Sunday.

Road accident claims life of tow-truck driver, 44

A tow-truck driver was killed on the job in a road collision that occurred early in the morning on Aug. 29, on the Trans-Canada Highway near Strathmore, Alta.

Public-safety personnel screen higher for symptoms of mental disorders: survey

A recent online survey has found that public-safety personnel report symptoms of mental disorders at higher levels than those in other professions, according to the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment.

Ontario utility contractor fined $70K after two workers suffer electrical burns

The Ministry of Labour says that on Aug. 11, 2016, a six-person crew working for Entegrus Powerlines Inc. was changing a switch on a utility pole in Strathroy, Ont. It says a safety cover on the lines was removed while they were working and not reinstalled.

Video shows clerk at Calgary store fighting back against would-be thieves

Heart-pounding security footage of a violent robbery at a Calgary convenience store captured a fearless clerk trading blows with a man and woman armed with what appears to be a tire iron and pick axe.

Man convicted of killing woman in fatal gas-and-dash gets 11 years

The mother of a Calgary gas-station worker who was killed trying to stop a man from stealing fuel says she feels sorry for him. Kobra Mohammadi and her son came from Iran last week to attend the sentencing hearing for Joshua Cody Mitchell.
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Weed at Work

The legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada came closer to reality on April 13, when the Justin Trudeau government introduced the Cannabis Act, or Bill C-45. While pot users across the country applaud the move, others have raised concerns about the effect that the proposed legislation would have on workplace safety. » Read More
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Pilot associations, unions demand stronger regulations on fatigue

Transport Canada has proposed updates to its fatigue-management regulations for flight crews, but stakeholder unions are saying that the changes are not enough – that they do not comply with established science on pilot fatigue. » Read More

Mixed reaction greets report on service dogs for veterans, first responders

A research team working on behalf of Veterans Affairs Canada released the early results of an ongoing study on psychiatric service dogs for veterans and first responders – but the report has disappointed a few service-dog advocates. » Read More
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July 25, 2017 — NEWMARKET, Ont. — Claudio Dente, president of Dentec Safety Specialists, is happy to announce the latest developments in respiratory comfort and effectiveness. » Read More

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