Trans Mountain Pipeline Approved?

What a great day for the Canadian oil and gas industry and Canada…or is it? On June 18, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project. You know, the outrageously -delayed pipeline project designed to carry nearly a million barrels of oil from Alberta’s oil patch to the B.C. […]

Fit for Duty

Since the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada back in October, workers and employers alike have worried about how this would affect an individual’s ability to be fit for duty. But being fit for duty is much broader than the new cannabis legislation and other important factors are being left out of the conversation. Employers […]

Standardization of Life Saving Rules

With over 300 fatalities in the Canadian oil and gas industry in the past 17 years the industry created a standardized set of Life Saving Rules (LSR) aimed at the prevention of serious injuries and fatalities. This new standard was created jointly by Energy Safety Canada (ESC) and a 14- company Safety Standards Council. It […]