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Safety board urges life-jacket laws, stability assessments after fatal capsizing

By The Canadian Press
December 14, 2016 - 11:55am Updated: December 15, 2016 - 10:20am

RICHMOND, B.C. — The federal government should look at the success of seatbelt laws when it considers a recommendation that would require commercial fishermen to wear a life-jacket at all times while on deck, the head of the Transportation Safety Board says.