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Dozens of passengers injured after tour bus rolls over on B.C. highway

MERRITT, B.C. (The Canadian Press) -- Dozens of tourists were injured, at least five of them critically, when a bus carrying them through a picturesque British Columbia mountain pass rolled over Thursday.
Aug 29, 2014 9:32AM


Ontario Ministry of Labour lays 22 charges in Kingston construction fire

KINGSTON, Ont. (The Canadian Press) -- Ontario's Ministry of Labour has laid 22 charges in relation to a Kingston fire that left a construction worker in hospital with burns after a dramatic rescue by the military.
Aug 28, 2014 9:31AM


Canada pulling 3 member lab team back from Sierra Leone over Ebola fears

TORONTO (The Canadian Press) -- Canada is in the process of evacuating its three-member mobile laboratory team from Sierra Leone over concerns for the safety of the scientists as the World Health Organization investigates how an...
Aug 27, 2014 1:24PM


Newfoundland and Labrador fishing company fined $90K after employee death

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. (The Canadian Press) -- A Newfoundland and Labrador fishing company has been fined $90,000 for breaches of safety standards that contributed to an employee's death two years ago.
Aug 26, 2014 9:36AM


Montreal photographer denies inadvertently aiding militants in Syrian abduction

TORONTO (The Canadian Press) -- A Montreal photographer is speaking out after a U.S. news website accused him of inadvertently playing a role in the capture of American journalist Steven Sotloff in Syria last year.
Aug 25, 2014 9:58AM


Alberta begins inspecting gravel crushing worksites

(Canadian OH&S News) -- Less than a month after two workers were fatally injured at separate gravel crushing sites in Alberta, the provincial Ministry of Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour has begun conducting focused inspections of these...
Aug 25, 2014 9:42AM


Two killed, two injured in plane crash in New Brunswick

(Candian OH&S News) -- The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is investigating the fatal crash of an Atlantic Charters (AC) Piper PA31 plane, which came down on the morning of Aug. 16. The accident occurred on Grand Manan Island, a...
Aug 25, 2014 9:26AM


Crown, defence call for $90,000 safety fine for death of man crushed on vessel

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. (The Canadian Press) -- The Crown and defence are recommending a $90,000 fine for a Newfoundland and Labrador fishing firm after a worker died in an accident on a vessel in 2012.
Aug 22, 2014 9:52AM


Teachers' union in Kamloops cited for workplace bullying, harassment

KAMLOOPS, B.C. (The Canadian Press) -- A teachers' union local in Kamloops has been cited by WorkSafeBC for bullying and harassment in the workplace.
Aug 21, 2014 10:18AM


Lac Megantic: safety board says rail company had weak safety culture

LAC-MEGANTIC, Que. (The Canadian Press) -- Many factors contributed to the Lac-Megantic train derailment in 2013, including lax safety measures at the company that owned the runaway train, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada said Tuesday.
Aug 20, 2014 10:14AM


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