From sea to sea? N.S. company turns ghost gear into plastic lumber

Mike Chassie presses his nose up against a load of plastic lumber and takes a sniff. He’s inspecting the newest product made at his family’s business, Goodwood Plastic Products in Fort Ellis, N.S.  “Smells great to me,” Chassie said last week outside the building where the synthetic timber is manufactured. “It doesn’t have any of the smell […]

Give adequate, quality supply of personal protective gear to nurses, B.C. union says

Give adequate, quality supply of personal protective gear to nurses, B.C. union says

VANCOUVER—Nurses already lacking an adequate supply of personal protective equipment have sometimes been given masks with straps that don’t tie or gowns that don’t fully cover them, the head of the B.C. Nurses’ Union says. Christine Sorensen said Monday the supply issue is affecting nurses in every health authority and has prompted 1,700 complaints to […]