Legislation and law

New criminal code protections for health care workers receive royal assent

New rules to take effect Jan. 17, 2022

New criminal code protections for health care workers receive royal assent

Several changes to Alberta OHS laws now in effect

Changes cover health and safety committees, program requirements

Several changes to Alberta OHS laws now in effect

Quebec judge shoots down vaccine mandate injunction

Decision against unvaccinated workers comes two weeks after provincial government dropped mandate over fears of being left short-staffed

Quebec judge shoots down vaccine mandate injunction

Nursing home charged by province in unprecedented move

Maximum penalty set at $4.5 million after COVID outbreak killed one staff member and eight residents

Nursing home charged by province in unprecedented move

Why financial penalties for employers could be detrimental to worker safety

Workers from low-income backgrounds highly affected, according to executive director of Injured Workers Clinic

Why financial penalties for employers could be detrimental to worker safety

New Nova Scotia legislation protects workers from protesters

Province will prohibit protests, other disruptive activities at healthcare facilities

New Nova Scotia legislation protects workers from protesters