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News
January 24, 2018  

Ottawa confirms ‘substantial sum’ for financing of Lac Megantic bypass rail line

The federal government confirmed Tuesday it would play a

News
November 8, 2017  

Explosions heard in Kindersley, Sask., after fire breaks out in warehouse

KINDERSLEY, Sask. – Black smoke, intense flames and a

News
October 10, 2017  

Sun, asbestos among top causes of work-related cancer in Ontario, says report

Engine exhaust, crystalline silica also “big hitters”

News
September 26, 2017  

Prison goes into lockdown following possible fentanyl exposure

Officers felt intoxicated during search

News
September 19, 2017  

Electrical fire injures worker, damages CNRL oilsands plant

Employee treated for minor injuries

News
September 12, 2017  

Workers feel ill during reported “incident” at B.C. shipping terminal

No apparent lasting effects on 11 workers

News
September 12, 2017  

Association raises funds for paramedic nearly killed by drug exposure

Calgary first responder recovered at home

Feature
August 17, 2017  

A Real and Present Danger

Occupational cancers represent more than half of all work-related

News
July 25, 2017  

Alberta healthcare workers are poorly protected from dangerous meds: AUPE

Union continues to receive reports from members

News
July 18, 2017  

Federal government lowers limit of exposure to airborne chrysotile asbestos

Lower threshold part of overall asbestos strategy

News
July 18, 2017  

Canada Post employees claim carbon-monoxide exposure from trucks

Workers in Ottawa region claim exhaust leaks

News
May 30, 2017  

Silicosis affecting miners in Labrador, according to new study

Medical audit examined silica-dust exposure at two mines

News
May 23, 2017  

Widow seeking inquiry into alleged toxic exposures at Manitoba smelter in 2008

Vale, government say employee’s death not work-related

News
April 18, 2017  

Faulty valve causes ammonia leak at P.E.I. sports arena

Three workers checked at hospital

News
April 18, 2017  

University building rooms reopened following asbestos leaks

Union files grievances after some workers not notified

News
April 11, 2017  

Staffing cuts may endanger workers at oil refinery, says union

Employer announced layoffs in November

Feature
April 3, 2017  

When the Dust Settles

From 1978 to 1979, Jim Hobbs was one of many miners in northern Ontario who inhaled finely ground aluminum dust known as McIntyre Powder, which was believed to protect them from silicosis.

News
March 21, 2017  

Politicians, union raise alarm about potential disaster at fuel company

Sterling says it has invested in safety improvements

News
February 14, 2017  

Munitions depot was at high risk of “catastrophic” fire, 2015 report warned

Base commander says risk has been lowered

News
January 17, 2017  

“Filmmaker” who interviewed anti-asbestos activists may have been corporate spy

Man spoke to Ottawa oh&s rep in September