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Former Supreme Court judge tabbed to help settle several ‘Havana Syndrome’ claims

15 Canadians have received a confirmed diagnosis of a brain injury, say Ottawa failed to protect diplomats and dependents and downplayed seriousness of risks.

Few details about fatal P.E.I. accident, but it was second major incident at Curran & Briggs in 3 days

Death of worker last week was preceded by a serious explosion at an asphalt facility that sent another worker to hospital.

Ontario miners forced to take McIntyre Powder hoping for apology by Nov. 30

It has been 79 years since mine workers were forced to breathe in the harmful aluminum dust that was supposed to keep them safe.
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Why it’s wrong to blame online learning for causing mental health issues during COVID-19

Academics studying the issue found any assertions about a relationship between the two are confounded by research quality and pandemic grief. » Read More

Influenza and COVID-19: What’s in store for the fall/winter respiratory virus season?

Buckle up: Public health experts in the Northern Hemisphere are predicting a respiratory virus season for the ages. » Read More
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12 killed in Nigeria gasoline tanker explosion, police say

Tanker had a brake failure when it collided with a vehicle obstructing the highway, causing a fireball. » Read More

CDC to conduct health study at polluted former army base in California

Drinking water at Fort Ord contained toxic chemicals, hundreds of veterans later developed rare and terminal blood cancers. » Read More

Ontario’s top doctor ‘strongly’ recommends masks, but stops short of mandate

Biggest risk right now is for children is social settings, where it’s hard to mandate behaviour, said Dr. Kieran Moore. » Read more

38-year-old killed after being injured by excavator in Alberta

Man died while doing mechanical work on equipment, according to the province’s Ministry of Jobs, Economy and Northern Development. » Read more

Proposed amendments to N.L.’s health and safety legislation receive second reading

Legislation addresses housekeeping items, incorporates gender-neutral language, modernizes terminology and reduces red tape, according to the province. » Read more

Winter tire use among Canadian drivers slowly rising: Survey

Outside Quebec, where winter tires are the law, the number of Canadians swapping out their tires has risen to 63 per cent. » Read more

WSPS Warehouse Safety Conference

Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Date: Feb. 22, 2023
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