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Tougher workplace harassment rules would help protect political staffers: Hajdu

It is too early to begin claiming the pendulum is in danger of swinging too far the other way when it comes to concerns over sexual misconduct on Parliament Hill, as young political staffers remain especially vulnerable to abuse, says Labour Minister Patty Hajdu.

Eating weed gummies at work? Marijuana rules may take a decade to sort out

A customer walks into a downtown marijuana dispensary to browse the hash menu for the perfect after-lunch pick-up. Another flicks through images in an online store, planning to purchase a selection as a hostess gift. Like it or not, this will be the reality across Canada after the proposed Cannabis Act (or Bill C-45) comes into force this summer.

Saskatoon's Shercom Industries Inc. fined $420,000 in worker's death

A Saskatoon business has been fined $420,000 for breaking workplace safety rules in the death of a teen worker in 2015.

Male MPs, staff are bystanders to sexual misconduct, former staffer says

It was 2007 and Lauren Dobson-Hughes was a young, ambitious NDP staffer on Parliament Hill when a much older MP suddenly kissed her in front of at least 20 people _ and no one seemed to bat an eye.

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Precious Cargo

Transporting valuables is a dangerous business. The mounting pressure to stay profitable and competitive aside, the armoured-truck industry’s move towards the controversial “all-off model” has not only raised eyebrows, but also revived the debate of how to keep both the cargo and its guardians safe. » Read More

A Deadly Legacy

The federal government is moving towards a full ban on asbestos and asbestos-containing products by the end of 2017. » Read More
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Alberta agency issues alert: Okotoks food services worker found to have hepatitis A

Alberta Health Services is issuing a public alert after a food handler at a Safeway in Okotoks was found to have hepatitis A. » Read More

Halifax police investigate after TV reporter heckled with crude phrase

CTV Atlantic reporter Heather Butts told her Twitter followers she was fine on Friday after an “offensive” phrase was hurled at her during the station’s 6 p.m. broadcast. » Read More
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Workrite Uniform Canada ULC shares top five FR outerwear considerations

OXNARD, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2017) — The weather may be getting colder, but the risk of thermal hazards such as flash fire and arc flash is still just as significant, and selecting the right flame-resistant (FR) outerwear is essential to keeping workers safe. Workrite Uniform Canada ULC, an FR clothing manufacturer, recommends the following considerations for evaluating FR outerwear options. » Read More