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‘Somebody could actually die’: Cybercrime’s grave threat to automated resource firms

Data theft from high-profile hacks against companies like Uber and Equifax can cost consumers thousands of dollars but resource companies worry about millions in damage, along with potential injuries and death, if their technology is compromised.

Some companies taking steps to curb inappropriate behaviour at office parties: expert

Heightened awareness of workplace sexual harassment in the wake of recent allegations is leading some Canadian companies to take steps to limit potentially inappropriate behaviour as they plan office holiday parties, some human resources experts say.

Toronto considering airport style security measures at City Hall

Toronto politicians are considering major changes to security screening at city hall, but several councillors say the proposed measures would make the public building less accessible to constituents.

Saskatchewan pot survey suggests legal weed be regulated similar to alcohol

A Saskatchewan government survey suggests most respondents want legal recreational marijuana to be regulated in much the same way as alcohol.

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Transporting valuables is a dangerous business.

The mounting pressure to stay profitable and competitive aside, the armoured-truck industry’s move towards the controversial “alloff model” has not only raised eyebrows, but also revived the debate of how to keep both the cargo and its guardians safe. » Read More
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A Deadly Legacy

The federal government is moving towards a full ban on asbestos and asbestos-containing products by the end of 2017. The ban would align Canada with more than 50 other countries. » Read More
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Health Canada expands fire extinguisher recall involving 2.7 million devices

The Canadian government is expanding a recall of Kidde and Garrison brand fire extinguishers to cover some 2.7 million of the devices in Canada, including some that date back more than 40 years. » Read More

Worker in his 50s dies after being trapped under paving machine at cemetery

A man has died in a workplace accident at an Edmonton cemetery. » Read More

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DuPont and Unifi Join Forces to Create Breakthrough Eco-Friendly Cold-Weather Apparel Insulation

October 11 2017 — WILMINGTON, Del., and Greensboro, N.C. — DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) announced today a collaboration with Unifi, Inc. to create high-performance, renewably sourced garment insulation, offering leading apparel brands a new sustainable choice for cold-weather products. » Read More