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The CGGS M. Perley searches the waters of the Bay of Fundy in Hillsburn, N.S. on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 as they continue to look for five fishermen missing after the scallop dragger Chief William Saulis sank in the Bay of Fundy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Transportation Safety Board report on fatal Atlantic sinking cites lax federal rules

Stability testing may have helped prevent 2020 sinking of a Nova Scotia scallop dragger

 

Charley Cragg and Troy Pearson lost their lives in the sinking of the tug boat Ingenika on Feb. 11, 2021. Wainwright Marine Service Ltd. and James Geoffery Bates have been jointly charged with eight counts in the Prince Rupert Court on Jan. 6, 2023. (Photo: supplied)

Safety board recommends regulation of small tugboats 2 years after fatal Ingenika sinking

Ingenika wasn’t inspected for 50 years prior to February 2021 incident

 

The level crossing, which features a twisty ‘s’ curve for traffic crossing over CN’s tracks, is the last of its kind along Hwy 16 within B.C. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)

CN Police on patrol after car hit by train west of Terrace

Man did the right thing by escaping his car

 

Members of a ground search and rescue team walk along the shore of the Bay of Fundy in Hillsburn, N.S. as they look for five fishermen missing after the scallop dragger Chief William Saulis sank in the Bay of Fundy, on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. As Canadian fishers continue to die in frigid waters when their boats capsize, a debate is surfacing over why clear rules aren’t in place to ensure basic stability of vessels that face ocean storms.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Amid fishing deaths, calls rise for Canada’s small boats to have stability checks

Transport Canada: Regulation would be ‘functionally challenging and prohibitively expensive’

Members of a ground search and rescue team walk along the shore of the Bay of Fundy in Hillsburn, N.S. as they look for five fishermen missing after the scallop dragger Chief William Saulis sank in the Bay of Fundy, on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. As Canadian fishers continue to die in frigid waters when their boats capsize, a debate is surfacing over why clear rules aren’t in place to ensure basic stability of vessels that face ocean storms.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
The Transportation Safety Board logo is seen in this undated handout. The wreckage of a Cessna float plane has been found in Strachan Bay, on British Columbia’s central coast, less than two days after it crashed, killing all three aboard.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-TSB

Crews find wreckage of fatal B.C. plane crash, TSB team deployed to site

RCMP dive team has been deployed to assist at the crash scene north of Port Hardy

The Transportation Safety Board logo is seen in this undated handout. The wreckage of a Cessna float plane has been found in Strachan Bay, on British Columbia’s central coast, less than two days after it crashed, killing all three aboard.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-TSB
The Transportation Safety Board logo is seen in an undated handout. The Transportation Safety Board says its deploying investigators to the site of a fatal helicopter crash on the north coast of B.C. The board says the helicopter hit the ground near more than a week ago, on Nov. 9.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-TSB

TSB investigating fatal helicopter crash in northwestern B.C.

Investigators dispatched to site of Nov. 9 crash near Kitsault

The Transportation Safety Board logo is seen in an undated handout. The Transportation Safety Board says its deploying investigators to the site of a fatal helicopter crash on the north coast of B.C. The board says the helicopter hit the ground near more than a week ago, on Nov. 9.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-TSB
Taxi drivers protesting Uber coming to Kelowna (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘It’s going to kill the whole taxi industry’: Protest at Uber hiring fair in Kelowna

Debate over ability for Uber and taxis to co-exist in Kelowna

Taxi drivers protesting Uber coming to Kelowna (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has concluded an investigation of a plane that departed from Nanaimo and crashed in Hope in November 2021. (Joint Rescue Coordination Centre photo)

Oxygen supply a factor in B.C. plane crash that killed two, investigation finds

Transportation safety board issues report on last year’s crash of Cessna from Nanaimo near Hope

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has concluded an investigation of a plane that departed from Nanaimo and crashed in Hope in November 2021. (Joint Rescue Coordination Centre photo)
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra makes an announcement in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. The National Supply Chain Task Force made 21 recommendations in its final report to Alghabra intended to address the delays and economic pressure that have plagued the supply chain over the last two and a half years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrick Doyle

Urgent action needed as Canada’s supply chain nears breaking point: report

National Supply Chain Task Force says clearing ports, adding skilled labour key to clearing blocks

Transport Minister Omar Alghabra makes an announcement in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. The National Supply Chain Task Force made 21 recommendations in its final report to Alghabra intended to address the delays and economic pressure that have plagued the supply chain over the last two and a half years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrick Doyle
The M.V. Island Bay tour boat sunk in Carpenter Bay, off the coast of Haida Gwaii, on Sept. 10, 2022. (Photo: Canadian Coast Guard facebook page)

Transportation Safety Board probes tour boat sinking off Haida Gwaii

M.V. Island Bay went down on Sept. 10 in the shallow waters of a bay on Morseby Island

The M.V. Island Bay tour boat sunk in Carpenter Bay, off the coast of Haida Gwaii, on Sept. 10, 2022. (Photo: Canadian Coast Guard facebook page)
The Pitt Meadows Airport’s new terminal building. (The News files)
The Pitt Meadows Airport’s new terminal building. (The News files)
A lifeboat that dropped from a ship in English Bay in December 2020, injuring two crew members, is seen moored in Vancouver in this undated handout photo. The Transportation Safety Board has concluded its report into the accident. The report says the crewmembers were seriously hurt when they fell 14 metres to the water after slings holding up the boat released. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Transportation Safety Board of Canada **MANDATORY CREDIT**

Lifeboat accident in Vancouver’s English Bay linked to failed hardware, sling: TSB

Crew members were not buckled in and were seriously hurt when the slings released

A lifeboat that dropped from a ship in English Bay in December 2020, injuring two crew members, is seen moored in Vancouver in this undated handout photo. The Transportation Safety Board has concluded its report into the accident. The report says the crewmembers were seriously hurt when they fell 14 metres to the water after slings holding up the boat released. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Transportation Safety Board of Canada **MANDATORY CREDIT**
Investigators convene on a deadly helicopter crash site in a farmer’s field in Birch Hills County, Alta. on Sunday Jan. 3, 2021. An investigation report by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada says the fatal crash was due to the pilot’s decision to fly in poor weather conditions at night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Beauchamp

Pilot’s decision making, deteriorating weather led to Alberta helicopter crash: TSB

January 2021 crash killed Wade and Aubrey Balisky and 2 of their 5 children

Investigators convene on a deadly helicopter crash site in a farmer’s field in Birch Hills County, Alta. on Sunday Jan. 3, 2021. An investigation report by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada says the fatal crash was due to the pilot’s decision to fly in poor weather conditions at night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Beauchamp
A freight train killed the three men on board when it derailed near Field, B.C., early Monday morning. (The Canadian Press)

UPDATE: TSB finds fatal B.C. train derailment caused by cold weather, brake failure

CP’s culture of safety ‘needs to improve’, TSB said

A freight train killed the three men on board when it derailed near Field, B.C., early Monday morning. (The Canadian Press)
A train derailment near Kitwanga, B.C., between Smithers and Terrace, is shown in this January 2020 handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Safety board says flaw in rail found, but not fixed before 38 cars derailed in B.C.

Train was heading from Chetwynd to Prince George in May 2021 incident

A train derailment near Kitwanga, B.C., between Smithers and Terrace, is shown in this January 2020 handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Transportation Safety Board of Canada
A CN Rail locomotive moves through the rail yard in Dartmouth, N.S. on Thursday, March 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

CN train derails in North Van near Squamish Nation Eslha7an

Leak of solid sulfur contained to CN property, no danger to public safety

A CN Rail locomotive moves through the rail yard in Dartmouth, N.S. on Thursday, March 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
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Stormy, cloudy conditions the day of fatal Alberta plane crash: report

Pilot had flown the route many times and had 2,800 hours of flying time in similar planes

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Battery maintenance tied to B.C. tug blast: TSB

Review calls attention to the importance of having detailed instructions for battery maintenance

TSB of Canada@TSBCanada
A Transportation Safety Board investigator looks over the wreckage of a Kaman KMax helicopter at the TSB hangar in Richmond, B.C. in this recent handout photo. The Transportation Safety Board says it has recovered the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed into the water off the Sunshine Coast, north of Vancouver, in early October. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, TSB

Chopper wreckage recovered from fatal crash on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast

The pilot, the only person aboard the Kaman KMax helicopter, died in the crash.

A Transportation Safety Board investigator looks over the wreckage of a Kaman KMax helicopter at the TSB hangar in Richmond, B.C. in this recent handout photo. The Transportation Safety Board says it has recovered the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed into the water off the Sunshine Coast, north of Vancouver, in early October. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, TSB
Wildfire in Lytton, B.C., seen on June 30, 2021. (@guyatsfu/Twitter)

Safety board releasing results of Lytton wildfire investigation

Report looking at the possibility a freight train sparked blaze that destroyed town released Oct. 14

Wildfire in Lytton, B.C., seen on June 30, 2021. (@guyatsfu/Twitter)