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Rescue mission at Saskatchewan potash mine complete, miners back on surface

SASKATOON (The Canadian Press) -- It took more than a day, but the last of 96 miners forced into shelters by fire and smoke at a Saskatchewan potash mine were finally brought to the surface Thursday night.
Sep 16, 2014 9:46AM


Ski resort in B.C. will not open for upcoming season after chairlift accident

WEST KELOWNA, B.C. (The Canadian Press) -- A ski resort near West Kelowna, B.C., where a chairlift accident occurred, will not be opening for the upcoming ski season.
Sep 15, 2014 10:14AM


Edmonton police praised for mental-health approach

(Canadian OH&S News) -- The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has commended the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) for how its officers deal with people in crisis.
Sep 15, 2014 10:02AM


Lack of signs blamed in road worker's death

(Canadian OH&S News) -- An absence of warning signs on a St. John’s highway caused a car to hit several road workers three years ago, killing one of them, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) has stated in court.
Sep 15, 2014 9:48AM


B.C. mayor says fight over trees not a legal tactic to block pipeline

VANCOUVER (The Canadian Press) -- The mayor of Burnaby, B.C. says his city's lawsuit against Kinder Morgan over the removal of trees during work related to the Trans Mountain pipeline is not a legal tactic designed to stall --...
Sep 12, 2014 9:22AM


Ontario to create database of miners' health, study impact of vibrating machines

SUDBURY, Ont. (The Canadian Press) -- Ontario will create a health database to keep track of miners' illnesses and exposure to a number of carcinogenic substances in the workplace, the Liberal government announced Wednesday.
Sep 11, 2014 9:18AM


Two young men killed in workplace accident in southwestern Saskatchewan

FOX VALLEY, Sask. (The Canadian Press) -- Two Calgary men who were working on sewer lines in southwestern Saskatchewan have been killed in a workplace accident.
Sep 10, 2014 9:26AM


Revoking pardon of accused Via train plotter called unfair, unconstitutional

TORONTO (The Canadian Press) -- Revoking a criminal pardon solely on the basis that RCMP have accused a man of plotting to attack a passenger train is unfair and a violation of his right to remain silent, Federal Court heard Monday.
Sep 9, 2014 9:33AM


Nine-year-old boy steals Saskatoon city bus, smashes second bus and parked car

SASKATOON (The Canadian Press) -- A nine-year-old boy has a lot of explaining to do after taking a city bus for a joyride in Saskatoon.
Sep 8, 2014 10:39AM


WCB sees drop in number of surcharged employers in Nova Scotia

(Canadian OH&S News) -- Slightly fewer employers in Nova Scotia — 107, compared to 113 in 2014 — will receive a surcharge next year, the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) has announced.
Sep 8, 2014 10:16AM


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