OHS Canada Magazine

Workers Compensation

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

March 15, 2020  

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

Legislation would remove need for medical notes

March 13, 2020  

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

Doctors notes will not be required: Kenney

March 12, 2020  

Calgary sports bar closes down after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Worker travelled from Frankfurt to Calgary on March 1

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

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

February 28, 2020  

Strains, sprains leading cause of workplace injury in Ontario

February 29 is International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day

January 16, 2020  

Considering ergonomics could make all the difference

Fitting the work environment to the worker is critical to safety success

November 22, 2019  

Ontario government unveils program rewarding safe employers

UPDATE: WSIB program to provide employers with policy roadmap

November 13, 2019  

Saskatchewan expands WCB coverage for firefighters

6 more forms of cancer to receive presumptive coverage

October 23, 2019  

What a Liberal minority government will mean for the health of Canadians

Pharmacare, opioid crisis will likely receive attention: prof

September 25, 2019  

Ontario government freezes WSIB rate increases for the nonprofit sector

Approach recognizes nature of nonprofits and their role in serving Ontarians

July 22, 2019  

$900 million deal reached in class actions on sexual misconduct in military

OTTAWA – The federal government promised $900 million in

July 19, 2019  

Nova Scotia announces $1.9 million to bolster safety training for home care

HALIFAX – Home support workers in Nova Scotia are

July 9, 2019  

Settlement reached in class action harassment lawsuit against RCMP

VANCOUVER – Three women who shared their stories of

July 8, 2019  

Tribunal rules ex B.C. jail guard faced racism in ‘poisoned work environment’

VANCOUVER – A former jail guard has won his

July 4, 2019  

Sex harassment lawsuit against former RCMP spokesman in B.C. settled

VANCOUVER – RCMP say a settlement has been reached

May 27, 2019  

Ontario launches review of Workplace Safety Insurance Board

TORONTO – Ontario will be reviewing the agency that

May 2, 2019  

Ottawa ditches longer deadlines for answering veterans’ requests for service

OTTAWA – The federal government has backed off a

April 23, 2019  

More than 6,700 veterans from Afghan war receiving federal assistance for PTSD

OTTAWA – Canada’s war in Afghanistan ended five years