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Jan 15, 2015

Source: Yvon Theriault/Radio-Canada

The Ministry of Labour and the Ontario Provincial Police are investigating the death of a Red Lake man in a gravel pit.

Police...

Jul 14, 2014

WSN regrets to inform its clients that a fatality occurred on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at North American Palladium’s Lac des Iles mine, located north of Thunder Bay. 

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Jun 26, 2014

WSN regrets to inform its clients Michel Fournier Bolduc, 26, was fatally injured at Holt Mine in Matheson, Ontario on Wednesday, June 25th.

According to a Ministry of...

Jun 03, 2014

How to identify risk factors for workplace violence

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May 06, 2014

Early this morning, two contractors were fatally injured at First Nickel Inc.’s Lockerby mine.  

The Ministry of Labour is currently investigating and the Greater...

Jan 31, 2014

WSN regrets to inform its clients that a double fatality has occurred on one of Ontario’s logging roads.

On Wednesday, January 29th, two men died in an incident...

Sep 09, 2013

WSN regrets to inform its clients that James Buckner, 63, a contract worker with Stillwater Canada was fatality injured while operating an ATV.

The incident took place...

Jul 19, 2013

WSN regrets to inform its clients that a fatal incident involving a truck driver has occurred on Ontario's logging roads.

The incident took place on July 16th, 2013 on...

May 02, 2013

WSN regrets to inform its clients that a fatality has occurred in Ontario’s mining industry.

The incident took place on April 30th, 2013 at Eagle River mine near White...

May 09, 2012

About 50 relatives, union members and politicians gathered in New Glasgow Wednesday morning for a vigil and march to mark the 20th anniversary of the Westray Mine explosion...

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