OHS Canada Magazine

Workers Compensation

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

April 12, 2019  

B.C. to expand firefighter occupational disease coverage to wildfire fighters

VICTORIA – Firefighters who have battled British Columbia wildfires,

March 19, 2019  

Ontario appeal court overturns ruling of harassment against RCMP sergeant

TORONTO – Ontario’s highest court has overturned a ruling

March 18, 2019  

Saskatchewan workplace fatalities, injuries, up in 2018:WCB report

REGINA – Figures from the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board

March 14, 2019  

UCP leader would replace Alberta farm employment rules, injury compensation

RIMBEY, Alta. – Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says

March 14, 2019  

N.S. man settles racial discrimination complaint after alleged nail gun shooting

HALIFAX – A young black man who was allegedly

March 5, 2019  

Syncrude wants judge to dismiss lawsuit of former firefighter with PTSD

CALGARY – Oilsands giant Syncrude Canada wants a judge

February 21, 2019  

Hefty damages, costs award upheld for fired, threatened employee

TORONTO – A company that fired a senior employee

February 8, 2019  

Diplomats file $28M suit against Canada over injuries suffered in Cuba

OTTAWA – Five Canadian diplomats and their family members

February 4, 2019  

First responders gather in B.C. to call for end to stigma in jobs full of trauma

VANCOUVER – Eighteen years as a firefighter had exposed