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October 21, 2020  

Fatal shock results in $120,000 fine for Ontario greenhouse

Equipment was not properly locked out

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October 21, 2020  

Troops ordered to keep guard up to protect military from COVID-19 resurgence

Warning indicates situation will likely get worse before better

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October 21, 2020  

P.E.I. companies must pay $40,000 for roles in workplace accident 

Site supervisor fined $2,000 for 2019 incident at potato warehouse

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October 21, 2020  

Experts say counterfeit hand sanitizer recall at Dollarama is a lesson for retailers

Health Canada has recalled more than 100 hand sanitizers

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October 20, 2020  

On N.B. worksites, little changes with respect to mandatory outdoor masks rule

Everyone who lives in Moncton and Campbellton regions now required to wear a mask outside

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October 20, 2020  

B.C. officials find no threat of tsunami in B.C. after earthquake shakes Alaska

Some schools were evacuated and students sent to higher ground

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October 19, 2020  

N.S. calls on Ottawa to define a ‘moderate livelihood,’ as fishing dispute boils over

Clashes outside fish plants; lobster pound torched

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October 19, 2020  

Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba ramp up restrictions as COVID caseload nears 200K

National count climbing by average of 2,300 cases per day

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October 19, 2020  

Restaurants near virus hot spots weigh safety vs. profit with locals-only dining

Safety of employees outranking profits at some Ontario eateries

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October 19, 2020  

Non-essential travel restrictions at Canada-U.S. border extended to at least Nov. 21

Trudeau says restrictions won’t be lifted until there’s clear evidence the pandemic is easing in U.S.

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October 16, 2020  

Southlake hospital fined $80,000 for 2019 incident of workplace violence

Two workers were seriously injured by patient

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October 16, 2020  

Ontario fitness industry awaits outcome of COVID-19 protocols review

Gyms in Toronto, Ottawa, and Peel Region are currently closed

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October 16, 2020  

Milton courthouse closes in-person hearings for mould investigation

Investigation required after repeated discovery

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October 16, 2020  

Ontario groups partner to fight acts of racism in construction

Roundtable will work to change industry culture

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October 16, 2020  

Governments, companies shifted COVID risk management responsibility to individuals: study

‘Citizens must bear some of the burden of trying to contain the spread of the virus’

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October 16, 2020  

Fatal fall results in $150,000 fine for Toronto construction firm

Workers were not wearing fall protection equipment

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October 16, 2020  

City of London fined $70,000 after worker struck by exploding cap

Employer failed to take reasonable precaution: ruling

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October 15, 2020  

Nine ways to power up your JHSC against COVID-19

An effective committee is one of your greatest assets: expert

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October 15, 2020  

COVID-19’s impact on women’s mental health is on the rise: CAMH study

Pandemic impact a gendered issue, due to uneven responsibilities

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October 13, 2020  

Ontario’s agri-food businesses to get funding to help prevent spread of COVID

$11.6 million will help with safety improvements