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  • Feature HazMat

    Fractured Opposition

    February 1, 2014 by Jason Contant

    Unifor, the country’s newest union, is calling for a countrywide moratorium on all new oil and gas hydraulic fracturing. The process, known as “fracking,” involves injecting chemicals under high pressure into drilled wells to…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Struck Down

    February 1, 2014 by Jason Contant and Sabrina Nanji

    In a long-awaited decision, Canada’s highest court has ruled that an employer looking to impose a random alcohol testing policy on its workers must first show the move is reasonable.

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Help Wanted

    February 1, 2014 by Ann Ruppenstein

    Despite Canada’s oil and gas boom, the industry is facing significant shortages in terms of the skills and talent required to meet the workforce needs of the sector.

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Struck Down

    September 1, 2013 by Jason Contant and Sabrina Nanji

    In a long-awaited decision, Canada’s highest court has ruled that an employer looking to impose a random alcohol testing policy on its workers must first show the move is reasonable.

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Put to the Test

    April 1, 2013 by Jason Contant

    Concerns were immediately ignited last June when representatives from major oil sands companies and unions in Alberta announced their participation in a two-year initiative to evaluate and report on the effectiveness of comprehensive drug and…

  • Feature HazMat

    Breaking New Ground

    April 1, 2013 by William M. Glenn

    With most of the country’s conventional — and readily accessible — pools of oil and gas already drilled or under development, the extraction industry is turning to unconventional supplies trapped far below the surface in…