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- Injured Workers Seek UN Recommendations on Deeming
Imagine you are hurt on the job, so seriously that you can’t return to your previous work because you now have a permanent disability. Worker’s compensation is supposed to be there to give you income security. But in reality, what often happens is that WSIB chooses a new job it says you “should be a … Read more »
- “A Conspiracy of Silence”: Peterborough Workers & Widows Share Their Story
A new documentary released earlier this month takes an intimate look at what happens when seriously ill former workers try to get justice for the suffering they believe was caused by the very company that sustained their city for generations. “Together with other workers and widows, these advocates … Read more »
- Outdoor Workers & Extreme Heat
July 2019 went down in the books as the hottest month ever recorded globally – a statistic that parallels climate trends in Canada. A recent CBC story explored the topic of sun safety in outdoor workplaces–what regulations exist to protect people who work outside in extreme heat? As it turns out, t … Read more »
- Vision Zero in Ontario: What’s New?
We’ve written about Vision Zero–a proven set of road safety principles that is gaining momentum across Canada— several times over the last few years. Where are things at here in Ontario in 2019? Let’s take a look at what’s been happening with Vision Zero in our province. Kingston Kingston city coun … Read more »
- Out on the Lake? Stay Safe
The Canada Day long weekend is often considered the real beginning of summer, and for many folks in Ontario, it wouldn’t be complete without some time out on the water. The fun and festive atmosphere of a holiday long weekend–or any wonderful, warm summer day–can lead to poor choices in boating, tho … Read more »