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January 23, 2018
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Alberta expands cancer compensation aid and benefits for firefighters

Alberta is expanding benefits for firefighters facing heightened cancer risks on the job.


Job site accident kills worker involved in northern Manitoba power project

An employee with Edmonton-based contractor that's building a transmission line for Manitoba Hydro's Keeyask generating station is dead after a job-site accident.


Alberta Labour inspectors find no infractions at Lethbridge Burger King

Alberta Labour says it found no violations at a Lethbridge Burger King where an earlier public health inspection found evidence of foreign workers sleeping in the restaurant.


New trial ordered for sex worker who says she stabbed client in self defence

Nova Scotia's highest court has ordered a new trial for a sex worker convicted of assault for stabbing a client she said was sexually assaulting her.
 
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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 “all-off model” has not only raised eyebrows, but also revived the debate of how to keep both the cargo and its guardians safe. » Read More

A Deadly Legacy

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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Alberta agency issues alert: Okotoks food services worker found to have hepatitis A

Alberta Health Services is issuing a public alert after a food handler at a Safeway in Okotoks was found to have hepatitis A. » Read More

Former employee of The Young Canadians pleads not guilty to child sex abuse

CALGARY - A longtime employee of a performance group that entertains each year at the Calgary Stampede has pleaded not guilty to 20 charges related to child sex abuse. » Read More
 
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Workrite Uniform Canada ULC shares top five FR outerwear considerations

OXNARD, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2017) — The weather may be getting colder, but the risk of thermal hazards such as flash fire and arc flash is still just as significant, and selecting the right flame-resistant (FR) outerwear is essential to keeping workers safe. Workrite Uniform Canada ULC, an FR clothing manufacturer, recommends the following considerations for evaluating FR outerwear options. » Read More