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Second mate fell asleep on grounded tug off Vancouver Island: TSB report

The Transportation Safety Board says the second mate on a tug that ran aground off Vancouver Island missed a planned change of course because he fell asleep while he was alone on watch.

Concerns raised over high fees charged to temporary foreign workers

Canada needs to do more to protect temporary foreign workers from being charged predatory recruiting fees and falling victim to human trafficking, says a national non-profit organization that fights for the rights of refugees and vulnerable migrants.

TSB investigates after CP Rail freight train derails west of Winnipeg

A Canadian Pacific Railway freight train has derailed west if Winnipeg, apparently during a thunderstorm.

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The sexual-harassment scandals that made waves in the United States and triggered the #MeToo movement last year has brought about the downfall of actors, movie producers, politicians and celebrity chefs alike. Now, the tsunami of workplace harassment has reached the shores of Canada. » Read More
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Two fishermen dead after boat capsizes in Inverness County, Cape Breton

Police say two fishermen are dead after a fishing vessel capsized Saturday morning in the Cape Breton community of Inverness County. » Read More

Texters who distract drivers could be held liable in accidents: insurance expert

An insurance and legal expert says texters could be held liable for any damages if they message someone they know is driving and that person has an accident. » Read More

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Dräger introduces new technology to protect against deadly smoke-borne gases known as ‘Toxic Twins’

Dräger announced a new patented ‘toxic twins’ alarm function on its X-am 5000 multi-gas monitor that measures CO and HCN against a combined threshold. The company has also published a whitepaper detailing the effects of the ‘toxic twins.’ » Read More