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Law allowing blue and amber lights for roadside assistance vehicles now in effect in Saskatchewan

May 17, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Roadside assistance vehicles in Saskatchewan can now use blue lights in conjunction with amber lights, Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) announced on Tuesday. The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed the Traffic Safety (Tow Trucks) Amendment Act to permit blue lights to

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California says oceans expected to rise higher than thought

April 28, 2017 The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO – California says new climate change findings mean the ocean off the state’s coast is expected to rise higher than previously thought. The state’s Ocean Protection Council on Wednesday revised projections it provides to agencies to help them

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B.C. winter tire rules come into effect on Oct. 1

September 26, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

British Columbia’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is reminding motorists that “winter weather is just around the corner” and that the province’s winter tire rules come into effect on Oct. 1. The rules mean that drivers will be required to

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Construction crews continue work on repairing flood-damaged roads in northern B.C.

June 21, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Construction crews and heavy equipment operators continue to work day and night to rebuild sections of highways and roads that were severely damaged by massive flooding in northern British Columbia last week. B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone