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December 26, 2017
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Unsecured tool bag may have caused Ontario helicopter crash that killed 4: TSB

An improperly secured tool bag hit the rear rotor of a helicopter before the aircraft crashed in eastern Ontario, killing four people on board, the Transportation Safety Board said Thursday, as it issued a warning on the risks of unsecured cargo.


B.C. Mountie fired after sending texts, photos to teen in sex assault case

An RCMP officer in Richmond, B.C., has been fired after a conduct review board found he used a police database to track down and send “flirty” text messages and suggestive photos to a teenage complainant in a sex-assault case.


Nova Scotia highway closed after truck carrying lobster and fish crashes

A transport truck carrying thousands of kilograms of lobster and haddock crashed into a ditch off Nova Scotia's Highway 103.


Canadian railway industry waiting for proven technology to prevent crashes

Canada's railway industry is waiting for the development of better technology before installing devices in this country that could slow trains to prevent accidents like the recent Amtrak derailment that killed three people and injured dozens.


Alberta worker dead, others sick after suspected carbon monoxide leak

One worker died and several others were in hospital Tuesday after a suspected carbon monoxide leak at a business in an industrial park west of Edmonton.
 
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Precious Cargo

Transporting valuables is a dangerous business. The mounting pressure to stay profitable and competitive aside, the armoured-truck industry’s move towards the controversial “alloff model” has not only raised eyebrows, but also revived the debate of how to keep both the cargo and its guardians safe. » Read More

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The federal government is moving towards a full ban on asbestos and asbestos-containing products by the end of 2017. » Read More
 
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Some companies taking steps to curb inappropriate behaviour at office parties: expert

Heightened awareness of workplace sexual harassment in the wake of recent allegations is leading some Canadian companies to take steps to limit potentially inappropriate behaviour as they plan office holiday parties, some human resources experts say. » Read More

Workers to get right to refuse unsafe work as Alberta overhauls workplace rules

Workers would have the right to refuse dangerous work under new job site rules proposed by the Alberta government. » Read More
 
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Winter Is Coming – Make Sure You Are “AccuWeather Ready” with Critical Safety Information

AccuWeather Global Weather Center — November 17, 2017 — The world’s largest, fastest-growing and most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings wants you to get “AccuWeather Ready” for winter by visiting AccuWeather.com/ready. » Read More