OHS Canada Magazine

Category
Environment/Climate Change

Voice
July 22, 2021  

From the editor: The next global safety hazard

Experts say Western Canada’s recent heat wave that resulted in 719 deaths is a result of climate change

News
July 21, 2021  

‘Defining issue’: Federal environment minister says extreme weather a wake-up call

By Bill Graveland CALGARY — Canada’s environment minister says

News
July 21, 2021  

Ontario imposes restrictions on industrial operations in northwest as wildfires burn

Certain specific drilling operations, using heavy machinery with rubber tires and no chains, and rail production grinding are among the activities being restricted

News
July 21, 2021  

Cleanup begins following tornado in Barrie, Ont.

Damage path was about five kilometres long and up to 100 metres wide

News
July 20, 2021  

‘It’s a nightmare’: 300 wildfires blaze, another evacuation order issued in B.C.

MERRITT, BRITISH COLUMBIA — A regional politician in British

News
July 15, 2021  

Wildfire in Lytton, B.C., a ‘wake-up call’ to take precautions: safety board

Fire may have been sparked by train

News
July 14, 2021  

Employers must consider health, safety of workers in spells of hot weather

By Len Gillis, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter SUDBURY.COM Summer

News
July 12, 2021  

Washington state is latest to pass heat rules for workers

By Nicholas K. Geranios SPOKANE, Wash. — Washington state

News
July 12, 2021  

Transport minister orders CN, CP to take new wildfire prevention measures

By Christopher Reynolds OTTAWA — Federal Transport Minister Omar

News
July 12, 2021  

Yukon issues state of emergency for parts of territory with high water levels

WHITEHORSE — Yukon has declared a state of emergency for the

Feature
July 7, 2021  

B.C. heat wave fuels earnestness in climate change discussion

Record-breaking temperatures mean we must change the way we talk about the climate emergency

Feature
July 6, 2021  

Fresh off vaccine success, Moderna co-founder sets sights on venomous snakebites

mRNA technology could be used to manufacture improved antiserums

News
July 6, 2021  

Out-of-province fire crews, Armed Forces heading to B.C. to help with wildfires

Firefighting teams from Quebec and New Brunswick are arriving

News
July 5, 2021  

B.C. coroner says 719 deaths in a week during heat wave, but number could jump

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s chief coroner says 719 sudden and unexpected

News
June 28, 2021  

WorkSafeBC advising employers to consider workplace closures during heat wave

Controls need to be in place to protect workers from heat stress

News
June 28, 2021  

Heat wave dubbed ‘dangerous,’ ‘historic,’ bakes much of Western Canada

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada warns the torrid heat wave

News
June 25, 2021  

Environment Canada issues heat warnings, says record high temperatures loom for B.C.

By Amy Smart VANCOUVER — Jeremy Cain spent Thursday

News
June 22, 2021  

One dead and extensive damage as tornado hits Mascouche, Que.

By Sidhartha Banerjee MONTREAL — One person was killed

News
June 9, 2021  

Pandemics, climate change among threats that demand security revamp: PM’s adviser

By Jim Bronskill OTTAWA — The prime minister’s intelligence

News
June 2, 2021  

Climate change health costs to top $100B by mid-century: report

A report by a federally funded research group says