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August 15, 2017
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Female stunt driver dies in crash on “Deadpool 2” set in Vancouver

A female stunt driver working on the movie "Deadpool 2" has died after she appeared to lose control of a motorcycle before crashing into a window of a building in downtown Vancouver.


Worker seriously injured in industrial accident at food facility

An employee of a steel-fabrication company was hospitalized after an industrial accident at a food-preparation facility in Mississauga, Ont. on the afternoon of Aug. 6.


New coal mine receives multiple safety orders and warnings

Nova Scotia’s Department of Labour has issued ten safety orders and 29 warnings to the Donkin underground coal mine – but none of the Cape Breton mine’s violations have put workers’ lives at risk, a Department representative has stressed.


Reservist accused of “racial slur” not guilty of bad conduct, striking superior

Cpl. Garett Rollman was charged with striking his superior officer and two charges of “conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline” arising out of an incident in the kitchen at the military base in Aldershot, N.S.


Police watchdog clears officer after fatal shooting of Hamilton, Ont. man

The Special Investigations Unit said Thursday that while Anthony Divers was not armed, the officer reasonably believed his life was in danger and that firing at Divers was justified.


Canadian pastor freed from North Korean prison “on his way home”: family

North Korea’s central court has decided to free Hyeong Soo Lim, who was serving a life sentence for anti-state activities. The pastor’s release was described as “sick bail,” but no other details were given.
 
 
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Investigating Critical Injuries

When a workplace injury happens in Ontario, the employer’s joint health and safety committee plays a key role in collecting information and conducting a preliminary investigation. » Read More
 
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Worker on riding lawnmower dies on the job in Drayton Valley, Alberta

Investigators with Occupational Health and Safety are investigating after a man in his 20s died while operating a riding lawnmower. » Read More

Female reporter kissed on live TV as she covered music festival

The federation representing Quebec journalists says such behaviour is unacceptable. » Read More
 
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