The Transportation Safety Board says the capsizing last year of a fishing boat that claimed the lives of two New Brunswick men serves as yet another example of why fishermen should be required by law to wear life-jackets while at work.
China says the capsizing of a cruise ship that killed hundreds earlier this year was caused by strong storms but that representatives of the shipping company and local authorities should also be punished for management flaws.
A boat carrying suspected migrants from Afghanistan and Syria sank Monday off Istanbul's coast, leaving at least 24 people dead, the city's governor's office said. About a dozen people were believed to be missing, while six were rescued.
A woman wearing nothing more than a life-jacket and the warm clothing she planned to go fishing with survived for six hours in the frigid waters of the Georgia Strait off British Columbia's coast, RCMP said Monday.