Past News - 2017

Day of Mourning for Workers: April 28, 2017
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.​



Threads of Life "Steps for Life": April 29, 2017 to May 31, 2017

​Threads of Life will be holding their "Steps for Life" 5 km fundraising walk in many communities across Canada. 

WSIB's New ASD Practice and Procedures

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has released adn updated version of its Appeals Services Division (ASD) Practice and Procedures (P & P). This document is effective July 1, 2016. 

 Bill 127 Changes to the WSIA
The government recently made some changes to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA) that were introduced in Bill 127.
Mental Stress Changes to the WSIA and Policy
Recently the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA) was amended with regard to mental stress claims.  The changes, which are effective January 1, 2018, will benefit some injured workers with chronic stress claims.