Highlights / air

Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Boeing air crash: Why, and what happens now

Former safety inspector analysis With the second Boeing 737 Max 8 crash in months, questions are being raised about the plane’s safety.  Many countries have now grounded the model, but not Canada, at least not for the moment.  Eighteen Canadians »


Fatigue flagged as major transportation hazard

Employee fatigue has been found to be a risk or contributing factor in more than 90 investigations conducted by Canada’s Transportation Safety Board since 1992 . The problem was flagged in air, marine and rail sectors. The board publishes an »

Environment & Animal Life, Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Air pollution linked to diabetes, heart disease

A new report suggests that Canadians who live in areas with higher air pollution have an increased risk of dying from conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Surprisingly, researchers did not find any increased risk of dying from respiratory disease. »