Past News - 2015


Threads of Life "Steps for Life": May 2, 2015

​On May 2, 2015, Threads of Life will be holding their "Steps for Life" 5 km fundraising walk to help support families of workplace tragedy.​

Day of Mourning for Workers: April 28, 2015

April 28 is the annual Day of Mourning. On that day, people across Canada and around the world honour and remember workers killed or injured in the workplace, or who have suffered work-related illnesses.​

Court Rejects Charter Challenge to Age Limitation in the WSIA

Under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA) workers who are 63 years of age or older on the date of their injury can only get two years of loss of earnings (LOE) benefits.  Many worker advocates, including the OWA, have been trying to challenge this limitation.