August 1, 2014Daily News
Employees back at mine following stop work order when 10 people exposed to lead
WHITEHORSE (The Canadian Press) -- Employees have returned to a mine site northeast of Watson Lake, Yukon, following a stop-work order prompted by several cases of lead exposure.
Jul 31, 2014 9:09AM
WorkSafeBC orders mill to pay $724,000 in penalties, levies for 2012 fatal fire
VANCOUVER (The Canadian Press) -- The company that owns the northern British Columbia sawmill where two workers were killed and 22 others injured in a explosion and fire has been ordered by WorkSafeBC to pay more than $724,000 in penalties and...
Jul 30, 2014 9:01AM
Ex engineer loses bid to keep parts of Elliot Lake mall collapse report secret
OTTAWA (The Canadian Press) -- A discredited former engineer has lost his bid to keep parts of a report into the deadly collapse of a northern Ontario mall secret until after his criminal trial.
Jul 29, 2014 12:46PM
Police, fire and ambulance personnel face high PTSD rates, seek new aid
WINNIPEG (The Canadian Press) -- Alex Forrest clearly remembers what happened to a fellow firefighter who was traumatized by the deaths of two captains in a house fire.
Jul 28, 2014 10:12AM
Canadian Pacific protests reinstatement of worker
(Canadian Occupational Health and Safety News) -- Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) has announced that it will be asking the Superior Court of Quebec to stay a recent arbitration decision that ruled that a locomotive engineer who used...
Jul 28, 2014 10:01AM
RCMP has seen 31 officer suicides since 2006
(Canadian Occupational Health and Safety News) -- In the wake of four suicides among RCMP ranks and retirees so far this year — including the recent death of 51-year-old Ken Barker, who investigated a Greyhound bus beheading in Manitoba...
Jul 28, 2014 9:51AM
Quebec police try to prevent U.S. auction of Lac Megantic locomotive
MONTREAL (The Canadian Press) -- Quebec provincial police say they've taken steps to prevent the auction of the locomotive that played a key role in the deadly Lac-Megantic rail disaster.
Jul 25, 2014 10:10AM
Alberta issues health advisory for town residents after spill of fracking sand
BASHAW, Alta. (The Canadian Press) -- Health officials have issued an advisory for residents of a central Alberta town more than a month after a spill of sand used in fracking.
Jul 24, 2014 10:18AM