CALGARY – A 42-year-old Calgary man is scheduled to appear in court on Monday to face a charge of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of the owner of a Chinese wellness centre. Jin Huang (ZHIN HWANG) is accused of attacking…
A report from the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) has highlighted a continuing problem in the province’s social-worker sector, claiming that safety issues have resulted in “no-go zones” throughout the province that Aboriginal child, youth and family workers…
Woman, 27, bites one peace officer, sends him to hospital
Patient, 21, jailed twice this year for assaulting workers
Four facilities to get safety improvements with help from Ministry, BCNU
Ministry developing action plan on violence in healthcare sector
Video shows transit enforcement officers throwing punches
Discussions follow string of assaults against taxi drivers
A recent spate of violence against healthcare workers in Ontario and British Columbia has revived the debate on whether healthcare institutions are doing enough to protect employees on the job. On December 29, a registered nurse was beaten and critically…
Union aims to protect nurses from patient violence
Changes to Criminal Code could mean tougher sentences for those who assault transit workers
RCMP officer passed away in Edmonton hospital
Attack on nurse latest of several at Newmarket healthcare facility
One-third of workers report experiencing domestic violence at some point
A bill proposing to amend the Criminal Code of Canada to take violence against transit operators into consideration may result in stiffer penalties against those who assault bus and taxi drivers.
Two GardaWorld employees handcuffed in Montreal robbery
(Canadian OH&S News) — A bill proposing to amend Canada’s Criminal Code to take violence against bus drivers and taxi drivers into consideration has reached its third reading in the Senate, which officially reopened on Sept. 15. Introduced on May…
(Canadian OH&S News) — Two masked men escaped with an unconfirmed amount of money in Brossard, a southern suburb of Montreal, after robbing an armoured truck during the evening of Aug. 21.
(Canadian OH&S News) — About one in six members of the Canadian Forces experienced symptoms of mental health or alcohol disorders over several months last year, a new Statistics Canada survey has revealed.
(Canadian OH&S News) — A 24-year-old man has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder following the shooting of five RCMP officers in Moncton, N.B. on June 4.