An academic study lead by a University of Waterloo graduate student shows the implementation of powered stretcher and load systems significantly decreases stretcher-related musculoskeletal injuries among paramedics, and the increased costs of power stretchers can be expected to be fully recovered over a seven-year period.
Hamilton City Council holds a special meeting today on the B-Line Light Rail Transit Project; during which they will vote on an amended environmental assessment, adding a Bay Street stop, and hearing from 40 public delegations.
Just another day at Hamilton City Hall… The Public Record was ordered to leave a public meeting of the Property Standards Committee today after the City Hall objected to the use of Twitter in the public gallery. The City says the use of a “electronic device” by a member of the public to post to Twitter constitutes “broadcasting” and is forbidden under new rules. The rules are not publicly available on the City website. These are the tweets the City Manager’s Office says constitute “disruptive behaviour”: