Saint-Polycarpe 2018 train derailment prompted by inadequately secured cargo: TSB

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its report on Monday from its investigation into the cause of the derailment of a Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) train near Saint-Polycarpe on July 16, 2018. The report states that inadequately secured…

Nearly half of Montreal West tap water tests exceeded recommended lead limit in 2018

Kathy Minorgan has been living in Montreal West for over 40 years. As they try to avoid using wasteful plastic, she and her husband only drink tap water. They wish they knew if their water was laced with lead, but…

Alberta school bus crash brings up question of seatbelts again

An Alberta mother whose daughter was killed in a school bus crash in 2008 says news of Monday’s Smoky Lake collision has renewed her passion to push for seatbelts on school buses. “Would it have helped Jenny? I don’t know.…

Supervisor charged in Dartmouth construction site death of Brandon Alcorn

Police have charged a Halifax man in connection to the tragic workplace fall that took Brandon Alcorn’s life on a construction site last year. Jeff Gooch, 37, was arrested last month and faces one count of criminal negligence causing death.…

Alberta company launches internal investigation into collision with school bus near Smoky Lake

The ownership of Sign Solutions says it’s launching its own internal investigation into what led to a crash with a school bus just west of Smoky Lake, Alta. on Monday morning. The Bonnyville, Alta. company had two employees in the…

Councillors want ‘more aggressive’ plan to remove Calgary’s lead pipes following Tainted Water investigation

A pair of Calgary councillors want the city to begin planning the “accelerated removal of lead water service pipes, from both public and private properties” in the wake of the Tainted Water investigation. Related News Although the city already has…