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N.B. Auditor General finds climate change action items lack implementation plans and timelines

June 20, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in New Brunswick are not projected to decline much further under the status quo, and meeting 2030 and 2050 targets will require “significant action” from provincial and federal initiatives, the Auditor General of New Brunswick said

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Federal government to conduct field exercise on response to incidents involving flammable liquids transported by rail

February 24, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Transport Canada (TC) and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) announced on Friday that they will conduct a field exercise this weekend designed to improve Canada’s response capabilities in the event of an incident involving a train carrying flammable liquids,

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Runway end safe areas should meet international standards: TSB

November 29, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Transportation Safety Board of Canada reiterated this week its warning of a lack of runway end safety areas in Canada that meet international standards. In December, 2007, TSB recommended that Transport Canada require all runways, with a length of greater

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Saskatchewan working to develop comprehensive flood risk assessment

August 28, 2016 The Canadian Press

REGINA – The Saskatchewan government is developing a provincial flood and natural hazard risk assessment. Emergency management commissioner Duane McKay says risk assessments have been done in several areas of government and by municipalities, but acknowledges there’s no province-wide plan.