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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


Human error caused five hour SkyTrain shutdown in Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER (The Canadian Press) -- The union representing SkyTrain workers is questioning the blame being cast on one of its suspended members following a five-hour service disruption for two rapid-transit lines in Metro Vancouver.
Jul 23, 2014 10:27AM


Survivor of plane crash, family of dead passenger still seeking damages from airline

WINNIPEG (The Canadian Press) -- Two lawsuits against a pilot responsible for a plane crash in northern Ontario that killed him and three others have been dropped after the airline admitted responsibility.
Jul 22, 2014 4:11PM


Alberta labour group wants changes to laws after 15 year old boy dies on the job

EDMONTON (The Canadian Press) -- The Alberta Federation of Labour hopes the death of a teen at a work site will prompt change in youth labour laws.
Jul 21, 2014 9:06PM


Committee tackles morale, workload issues at facility

(Canadian OH&S News) -- An independent committee examining healthcare at an agency in southwestern Ontario has issued 32 recommendations aimed at improving staff morale and addressing workload and scheduling issues.
Jul 21, 2014 9:35AM


Manager claims he was fired for protecting workers

(Canadian OH&S News) -- A construction safety specialist has claimed that he was dismissed from a project in Muskrat Falls, Labrador after he shut down production temporarily during a lightning threat.
Jul 21, 2014 9:15AM


Receiver alleges in lawsuit that CFL didn't protect him from concussion effects

VANCOUVER (The Canadian Press) -- Veteran CFL receiver Arland Bruce has launched a suit alleging the league failed to protect him from the adverse effects of a concussion.
Jul 18, 2014 9:46AM


Cleanup underway, after 24 rail cars go off tracks near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

MOOSE JAW, Sask. (The Canadian Press) -- Emergency and Canadian Pacific Railway officials say there are no leaks from 24 rail cars that went off the tracks west of Moose Jaw, Sask.
Jul 17, 2014 9:15AM


WorkSafe report calls for better investigations to protect B.C. workers

VANCOUVER -- The agency that investigates workplace accidents in British Columbia will undergo a significant overhaul to ensure cases involving potential wrongdoing can be successfully prosecuted in court, the provincial government...
Jul 16, 2014 9:02AM


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