OHS Canada Magazine

Category
Legislation

Voice
November 23, 2020  

When should the pandemic work-from-home conclude?

Six legal tips to navigating today’s remote-work environment

Voice
November 16, 2020  

Alberta braces for further changes to OH&S legislation

Ensuring Safety and Cutting Red Tape Act passes first reading

Feature
November 16, 2020  

Fired migrant worker wins labour case against Ontario farm

Mexican had criticized poor conditions during COVID-19 outbreak

Voice
November 9, 2020  

Defibrillators will soon be required on Ontario public premises

Provincial health ministry currently developing regulations

Feature
October 21, 2020  

Ontario to provide COVID-19 liability protection to those making ‘honest effort’

Government intends to raise bar on negligence

News
September 29, 2020  

New California law prompted by crash that killed Kobe Bryant

Sharing of photos from scene was criticized by Vanessa Bryant

Feature
September 28, 2020  

Pre-entry COVID-19 screening now mandatory for Ontario workplaces

Some flexibility for employers to implement screening in manner efficient for workplace

Voice
September 21, 2020  

Steps on making the return to work safe

What are the reasonable precautions employers should be taking?

News
August 26, 2020  

Ontario releases new COVID-19 guidance to manage school outbreaks

The “playbook” gives instructions on what will happen if there is a COVID-19 outbreak in a school

News
August 17, 2020  

Quebec students push for law to stop sexual violence in schools

Desire for clear protocols to respond to incidents

News
August 14, 2020  

Teachers’ unions allege Ontario back-to-school plan breaks provincial law

Critique centres on ‘all reasonable measures’ and OHSA

News
July 21, 2020  

B.C. premier asks Trudeau to reduce stigma of illicit drug use as deaths climb

Horgan supports decriminalization of small amounts for personal use

Feature
July 13, 2020  

Much of Ontario to enter Stage 3 of reopening Friday, 10 regions to be held back

Stage 3 includes allowing remaining workplaces to reopen ‘safely’

News
July 13, 2020  

Ontario anticipates Stage 3 of its pandemic plan as concerns rise in Quebec

Canada’s COVID-19 case total currently stands at 107,589

News
July 13, 2020  

Federal wage subsidy to be extended to December: Trudeau

The program is the heart of the government’s promise to help Canadians get back to work

News
July 8, 2020  

Alberta bill proposes major changes to union strike rules and funding

The legislation calls for a raft of changes to workplace rules and union activities

News
July 7, 2020  

Ontario to introduce bill to extend some emergency measures over the next year

Provincial state of emergency set to expire July 15

Feature
June 29, 2020  

U.S. businesses weigh reopening or closing again as cases rise

Employers in some states grapple with surge of COVID-19

News
June 24, 2020  

Premier hopes extension of Ontario state of emergency is province’s last

Push to July 15 includes ban on large gatherings

Voice
June 24, 2020  

Director and officer liability from COVID-19 workplace exposure

Legal exposure may be limited, but still important to address