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The federal government is making seatbelts on new highway buses mandatory from 2020, but enforcement will be a challenge according to a local operator.
The federal government is making seatbelts on new highway buses mandatory from 2020, but enforcement will be a challenge according to a local operator. The Canadian Press

New bus seatbelt laws will be difficult to enforce, company owner says

By Glenn Hicks
July 12, 2018 - 10:00am

A Saskatchewan charter bus company is welcoming news of stricter seatbelt regulations from the federal government, but says enforcement will be a challenge.

Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright.
Some cars of the train derailed while those carrying passengers all remained upright. Submitted photo/Transportation Safety Board

Derailment site cleared but heavy rain sees further suspension of service

By battlefordsNOW Staff
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

VIA rail says the site of the derailment north of Hudson Bay last week is cleared and repaired, although their service through north central Manitoba remains suspended due to heavy rains elsewhere.

Jaskirat Sidhu, in a black collar shirt and sweat pants, is escorted by police as he heads back to Calgary after being granted release.
Jaskirat Sidhu, in a black collar shirt and sweat pants, is escorted by police as he heads back to Calgary after being granted release. Aaron Schulze/northeastNOW Staff

Father of late Humboldt Broncos player felt 'empty' after truck driver's court appearance

By Aaron Schulze
July 10, 2018 - 2:29pm Updated: July 10, 2018 - 4:12pm

Emotions were as high as the temperature in Melfort for a court appearance many Canadians have been waiting for nearly three months.

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