January 13, 2013
VIDEO: The Bentall Four memorial and workplace safety
Every year government, labour and industry gather together to remember the four workers killed on January 7th, 1981 when their fly-form collapsed and they plunged 36 storeys to their deaths.
B.C. Building Trades executive director Tom Sigurdson spoke to the Journal of Commerce about ongoing efforts to ensure workers in British Columbia, particularly in the construction industry, are working in as safe an environment as possible and are properly trained in the importance and application of workplace safety.
WorkSafeBC director Al Johnson also spoke to the Journal about specific efforts his organization is making to ensure the safety of BC workers through inspections and education.
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week was launched on May 6 in British Columbia with an event held in North Vancouver featuring many different safety organizations, equipment providers and demonstrations of proper safety procedures.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of May 20th, 2013.
Edmonton has traditionally been dominated by car traffic, but recently efforts have been made to improve the city transit system and, through transit-oriented development, to create neighbourhoods and destinations that are integrated with transit.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of May 13th, 2013.
The City of Calgary's ambitious Airport Trail Tunnel project is a 620 metre tunnel that will run under the new Calgary International Airport runway and will extend Airport Trail from Barlow Trail to 36 Street N.E.