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January 7, 2019 2:03 PM Sears prepares for possible liquidation in the U.S. as ESL bid fails

The storied retailer started laying the groundwork for a liquidation after Chairman Eddie Lampert’s bid to buy several hundred stores out of bankruptcy fell short of bankers’ qualifications, people with knowledge of the matter said. Sears representatives summoned liquidation firms and other advisers to emergency meetings on Friday after rejecting Lampert’s 9

December 5, 2018 3:15 AM Person killed by CN railcar in New Brunswick ID’d as 33-year-old father of two

A Via Rail employee was hit by a passenger train as it slowed at the Truro, N.S., train station on Nov. 23. Two Truro police officers provided life-saving first aid and the victim was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The union says Tuesday’s death is the rail industry’s fifth workplace fatality in a little over a year. “Our hearts go out to our brother’s 19

November 15, 2018 4:42 PM Electronic driving systems don’t always work, tests show

DETROIT—Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash. The tests brought a warning from the auto club that drivers shouldn’t think that the systems make their vehicles self-driving, and that they should always be ready to take control 26

July 12, 2018 12:31 AM There’s no tally of close calls on Toronto streets. So pedestrians are turning to #NearMissToronto

Abigail Pugh had just dropped her 9-year-old daughter off at school in Dufferin Grove when she witnessed a near miss. A driver didn’t see a boy crossing at a pedestrian crosswalk and slammed on the brakes, narrowly avoiding another headline-making tragedy. The experience spurred Pugh to create the hashtag and ensuing campaign #NearMissToronto. “I just decided 29

May 17, 2018 2:23 AM Nearly two years since Toronto announced Vision Zero, pedestrian and cyclist deaths are not declining

Within 24 hours of announcing the Vision Zero Challenge on Tuesday, a call for ideas on how Toronto can reach its target of eliminating traffic deaths, one cyclist was dead in the city and two were injured. The deceased cyclist — a man believed to be in his 50s who has not been identified by police — is the 89th pedestrian or cyclist to die on Toronto 122

April 9, 2018 12:05 PM Inquiry to begin reviewing how twin brothers died on Calgary bobsled track

Jordan and Evan Caldwell died in 2016 after they hit a gate while sliding down an Olympic luge-bobsled track at high speed. CALGARY — A fatality inquiry is convening today to begin reviewing how twin brothers died after sliding down an Olympic luge-bobsled track in Calgary more than two years ago. Jordan and Evan Caldwell, who were 17, were part of a larger 25

November 1, 2017 2:53 PM At least 2 dead in fiery highway pileup that sent drivers running for their lives

COOKSTOWN, Ont. -- At least two people have died in a 14-vehicle pileup that sent a wave of flames down a highway north of Toronto, prompting motorists to run for their lives, Ontario Provincial Police said Wednesday. Police said the number of fatalities may rise as they reach more vehicles involved in the fiery crash late Tuesday night on Highway 400 south 59

October 27, 2017 4:44 PM One person dead after three commercial trucks collide on Highway 401

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. -- One man is dead after a collision involving three commercial trucks on Ontario's busiest highway. OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the crash took place Friday morning on a stretch of Highway 401 near Cambridge, Ont. It appeared one transport truck ran into the back of another, pushing it into the dump truck, which had slowed because of traffic 36

October 6, 2017 12:35 PM Service suspended on part of GO Transit Barrie line after person struck by train

Service has been halted along a portion of GO Transit’s Barrie line after a person was hit by a train near Barrie South GO Station. It is not immediately clear whether the person has been pronounced dead at this point, though GO Transit says that it is a “possible fatality.” Service on the Barrie line was initially suspended entirely, however trains 46

September 29, 2017 10:54 AM Climber from Wales killed in Yosemite National Park rock fall

A climber from Wales has been killed by a rock fall in Yosemite National Park in California. Andrew Foster, 32, originally from the Cheltenham area, was trapped while his wife, Lucy, 28, was seriously hurt when rocks fell from El Capitan. Park ranger Scott Gediman said it was a tragic situation of "wrong place, wrong time" for the Cardiff couple 33