OHS Canada Magazine

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June 22, 2020  

Trudeau says health trumps industry concerns as travel restrictions remain

Non-essential travel to U.S. banned until July 21

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June 22, 2020  

Provincial, federal governments to team for more farm inspections

Toronto, Peel to enter Stage 2, Windsor Essex remains in Stage 1

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June 22, 2020  

Third migrant worker in Ontario dies amid COVID-19 farm outbreaks

Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit says farm has 199 infected temporary foreign workers

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June 22, 2020  

Mexico will resume sending workers after deal on better COVID-19 protections

Canada reportedly commits to increased inspections

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June 19, 2020  

NSC Congress & Expo rescheduled to 2021 in Houston

Event was last postponed in 1945 as U.S. recovered from World War 2

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June 19, 2020  

Ontario to pilot COVID contact tracing app, expected to launch July 2

Trudeau hopes program is available nationwide this summer

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June 19, 2020  

Alberta introduces bill to extend COVID-related emergency labour, health rules

Unpaid, job-protected leave tied to COVID-19 to last 14 more months

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June 18, 2020  

Newfoundland and Labrador releases COVID-19 guidelines for employers

Documentation applies to all workplaces regulated by province

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June 18, 2020  

SickKids doctors expect safe return to school for Ontario students in September

Virus causes ‘less severe presentation in children’

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June 17, 2020  

Gyms, team sports, beaches to get green light in Quebec as of next week

‘Accidental and sporadic contact will be accepted’

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June 17, 2020  

New migrant worker COVID testing plan coming, says Ontario health minister

‘Hybrid’ approach could see mobile team visit farms

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June 17, 2020  

N.L. officials plan to lift more pandemic restrictions on June 25

Gatherings of up to 50 people may be permitted

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June 17, 2020  

B.C.’s health officer says COVID-19 hikes elsewhere serve as cautionary tales

Vancouver lab will determine if respirators meet safety standards

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June 16, 2020  

Ontario releases guide on how to develop a workplace safety plan

Toolkit will help employers prevent spread of COVID-19

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June 16, 2020  

Reopening during COVID-19? Consider your employees’ mental health

Considerate and careful strategy will be important for staff morale

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June 16, 2020  

No singing or dancing allowed as Ontario reopens restaurant patios

Stage 2 of Ontario’s economic recovery plan contains numerous guidance documents

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June 16, 2020  

Alberta lifts state of emergency as COVID cases continue to flatten

Limits on large gatherings remain in place

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June 16, 2020  

WorkSafeBC investigates ferry worker’s death in Richmond: Union

Body was recovered Saturday

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June 15, 2020  

Rest of Ontario enters Stage 2 on Friday except Toronto, Peel and Windsor-Essex

Before opening, business owners need to review workplace safety guidelines, public-health advice

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June 15, 2020  

Lack of PPE, conflicting guidelines slow reopening of dental clinics

Ontario ordered non-essential services to close in mid-March