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Ontario bill seeks to ban mandatory high heels as part of uniforms

An Ontario Liberal is introducing a bill today that would ban the province’s employers from requiring women to wear high heels at work. The private member’s bill from Cristina Martins would protect workers from being required to wear unsafe footwear.

TTC employee, 50, dies of injuries eight days after workcar accident

A subway-track maintenance worker with the Toronto Transit Commission has died after a workplace accident left him severely injured in the early morning hours of Oct. 1.

Advocate calls for better availability for PTSD treatment for first responders

A former Nova Scotia MP is calling for better accessibility to treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder for police officers, paramedics, correctional officers and other first responders in the eastern provinces.

Man dies after falling five storeys from downtown Montreal building

A 33-year-old man died after falling five storeys from a downtown Montreal building at the site of an Amnesty International fundraiser, the human-rights group confirmed Saturday. The victim worked for the company in charge of the event.

Several crew members injured in training accident on board Labrador ferry

Nunatsiavut Marine says one person was airlifted to hospital after the mishap involving a mandatory lifeboat drill on the Northern Ranger ferry in Nain. Three other crew were treated at a clinic in Nain and are now back on board the ship.

Activist charged with assaulting mayor in historic Nova Scotia town’s sewage feud

A simmering feud over sewage sludge that flows into a world-renowned harbour in Nova Scotia took a strange turn after a local fisherman said he was accused of smearing the foul material on the town’s mayor.
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Construction worker, 37, dies in road accident

A highway accident claimed the life of a construction worker while he was on the job near Airdrie, Alta., on the evening of Sept. 12. » Read More

Electrical fire injures worker, damages Alberta oilsands plant

A fire sparked an evacuation and injured an employee at a Canadian Natural Resources Limited oilsands plant near Fort McMurray, Alta., on the evening of Sept. 11. » Read More
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