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Oct. 11, 2018
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Canadian military says doubling in sex assault reports a sign of progress

OTTAWA - The Canadian Forces are explaining a dramatic increase in the number of sexual-assault reports last year as proof that efforts to crack down on such illicit behaviour in the military are having a positive impact _ and not that there have been more actual crimes.

SUV limo crash raises safety concerns but industry members maintain they're safe

TORONTO - A deadly crash involving a stretched limousine-style SUV in New York state over the weekend has put a spotlight on safety concerns around the modified vehicles, but companies in the industry maintain that they're safe.

WestJet bans staff in 'safety sensitive' jobs from off duty cannabis use

CALGARY - WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it will follow the lead of rival Air Canada in banning marijuana use for staff in certain "safety-sensitive positions'' even when they aren't at work.
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Man wins five year battle over pay lost during Prince Edward Island snowstorm

CHARLOTTETOWN – In what might be a moral victory for every Canadian who ever had to go to work in bad weather, a P.E.I. man has won a five-year battle to get 3.5 hours worth of pay after being unable to get to the office. » Read More

Beavers may have caused fatal train derailment in Manitoba: safety board

THOMPSON, Man. – A Transportation Safety Board investigator says beavers may have contributed to the train derailment in northern Manitoba that left one railway worker dead and another injured. » Read More

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2018 Volunteer of the Year Tom Welton, CRSP Recognized at CSSE PDC, Niagara Falls, Ontario

Mississauga, ON – September 20, 2018 — The Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) is pleased to announce Tom Welton, CRSP, Director General Prevention Services, Workplace Safety North, as Volunteer of the Year for 2018. » Read More