OHS Canada Magazine

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March 18, 2020  

Trudeau promises $82B in economic supports in COVID-19 fight

‘Public health should never hinge on financial considerations’

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March 18, 2020  

B.C. declares public health emergency on COVID-19 as more deaths reported

Restaurants that can’t adapt to social distancing must close, move to take-out only

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March 18, 2020  

Saskatchewan changes rules around sick leave as it reports another COVID-19 case

Paid leave is not being considered at this time, says labour minister

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March 17, 2020  

Ontario declares state of emergency

UPDATED: Province reports first death linked to COVID-19 in 77-year-old man

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March 16, 2020  

Canada closes borders to most foreigners to fight spread of COVID-19

Protective measure will not apply to Americans

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March 16, 2020  

Calgary implements state of emergency over COVID-19

Move gives city power to ensure businesses reduce their capacity

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March 16, 2020  

Coping with COVID-19: what you need to know

OHS Canada partnering with Talent Canada on special live webinar

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March 16, 2020  

CEOs call on other business leaders to focus on slowing COVID-19 spread

Urge companies to cease non-essential travel and encourage remote work

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March 15, 2020  

Ontario government plans bill to help workers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Legislation would remove need for medical notes

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March 13, 2020  

Alberta provides paid job-protected leave in self-isolation tied to coronavirus

Doctors notes will not be required: Kenney

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March 13, 2020  

WSPS cancels annual PIP conference

Event was scheduled for April 28, 29 in Mississauga, Ont.

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March 13, 2020  

Cultural institutions cancel shows, empty seats amid COVID-19 concerns

Movie theatres taking safety measures to help audiences feel more comfortable

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March 13, 2020  

B.C. health officials advise against travel outside Canada, 250-plus gatherings

Those who travel will be required to self-quarantine

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March 12, 2020  

Businesses ramp up COVID-19 precautions amid workplace cases

Disinfections, teleworking options being implemented

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March 12, 2020  

Calgary sports bar closes down after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Worker travelled from Frankfurt to Calgary on March 1

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March 12, 2020  

NBA suspends season; March Madness going without fans

UPDATE: NHL suspends its season due to COVID-19

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March 11, 2020  

Trudeau promises $1 billion for COVID-19 research, resilience as WHO declares pandemic

Liberals easing restrictions on EI payments for those who self-isolate due to illness

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March 11, 2020  

Alberta eyes changes to help workers self-isolate during coronavirus outbreak

Government looking to drop requirement of doctor’s note

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March 11, 2020  

Walmart sets emergency leave policy for 1.4 million hourly workers

Staff will receive up to 2 weeks’ pay if required to quarantine

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March 10, 2020  

Hamlet in southern Alberta evacuated after train hits propane truck

Firefighters went door-to-door to ensure people left