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Expert fears limits on N.S. inquiry into the Lionel Desmond killings

A long-awaited public inquiry into the death of an Afghan war veteran who killed his family and himself in rural Nova Scotia last year could be derailed by jurisdictional squabbling, a leading expert on judicial probes says.

Major fine imposed after worker paralyzed in fall at Saskatchewan

A Manitoba company has been fined $140,000 for a workplace accident in Saskatchewan that left a worker paralyzed.

RCMP fined for Labour Code violations in wake of fatal shooting rampage in N.B.

The RCMP has been ordered to pay $550,000 for failing to properly arm and train its members in a shooting rampage four years ago that left three New Brunswick Mounties dead and two injured.

Rail conductor involved in Banff crash fired again for social media posts

A Canadian Pacific Railway conductor who was fired following a 2014 derailment in Banff and later reinstated has been dismissed again - this time over social media posts that included several sexy modelling photos.

Protective gear, chemical hazards addressed in Alberta farm safety proposals

The Alberta government is developing occupational health and safety rules for paid farm workers and is consulting with the public about proposals from multiple committees.

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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

Former employee of The Young Canadians pleads not guilty to child sex abuse

CALGARY - A longtime employee of a performance group that entertains each year at the Calgary Stampede has pleaded not guilty to 20 charges related to child sex abuse. » 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