Monday June 18th 2018
Showers & 17
The union representing Irving Shipyard workers lifted its strike threat Friday and will return to the bargaining table today. Irving offered shipbuilders $73,000 a year, but the union says it wasn’t about money. Local MWF 1 represents more than 800 workers.
A 61 year old man has died after a lawnmower accident on church grounds on Rocky Lake Drive in Bedford. It’s believed the man rolled over a steep hill that leads to the Bedford Highway. The Department of Labour has been notified.
The world’s largest offshore earthquake research centre will open in Halifax. The new lab will take in data from sensors to monitor for seismic activity from coast to coast. Scientists are aiming to open the lab within the next 2 years.
TOR 8 – WAS 6
BRA 1 – SUI 1
MEX 1 – GER 0