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News
January 3, 2017  

B.C. ferry union calls for increased removal of vessels with asbestos

B.C. Ferries to receive three new vessels this year

News
November 1, 2016  

Carbon-monoxide leak sends four airport employees to hospital

Two exposures in building within a week

Feature
October 21, 2016  

Black Tide

On the evening of July 20, operators in the

News
August 16, 2016  

Sour-gas plant poses serious safety risks, says Alberta Energy Regulator

Company cannot respond to emergencies, has reduced staff

News
August 2, 2016  

Businesses, homes evacuated after accidental gas leak at construction site

Pipeline fixed, power restored within a few hours

News
July 26, 2016  

Nuclear Safety Commission investigating alleged dangers in unsigned letter

Anonymous specialists claim safety info withheld

News
July 12, 2016  

Gas tank explodes at recycling plant, but no one injured

Acetylene tank made contact with shearing machine

News
July 5, 2016  

Defence Department employees moving to building with asbestos

DND says Gatineau building poses no health and safety risks

News
June 28, 2016  

Unions support bill on registry for occupational disease

Amendment to Labour Code passed first reading on June 14

News
March 22, 2016  

ONA blasts Guelph hospital for alleged inattention to safety

Union files grievance against healthcare facility

News
March 1, 2016  

Building housing ministry offices evacuated due to possible asbestos

Pipe tests positive for asbestos in Regina building

News
February 9, 2016  

Federal construction projects using material with asbestos: unions

Government claims non-friable asbestos cement is safe

News
February 2, 2016  

NEB oversight of pipeline safety still needs improvement: audit

Environment commissioner makes six recommendations

News
January 5, 2016  

Poor track conditions led to Alberta derailments in 2014

TSB report says laterally shifting track derailed one train

News
December 15, 2015  

Ammonia leak kills contract worker at Alberta nitrogen plant

Second worker injured, later released from hospital

News
November 10, 2015  

Explosion kills 19-year-old welder at worksite in Saskatchewan

Teen worker was opening barrel with torch

News
August 18, 2015  

Pipelines safer than rail for transportation of crude, says Fraser Institute report

Think tank says rail transport 4.5 times more likely to have an accident

News
July 7, 2015  

Health Canada revises public info on asbestos risk

Government now acknowledges that all forms of mineral are harmful

News
June 23, 2015  

Oversight body to monitor environmental cleanup of N.W.T. mine

Giant Mine shut down since 2004 due to arsenic trioxide

News
June 23, 2015  

Wheel defect led to 2014 derailment and fire: TSB report

Damage was missed in wheel’s ultrasonic testing in 1991, safety board says