Day: August 16, 2021

“On Friday morning, Virginia MacKenzie got a phone call that she’s been waiting 14 years to receive. When her husband, Ross, died at age 70 in 2007 after three rounds of cancer, chronic lung issues and other complications, she began her fight with Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), looking for compensation in his […]

“Injured workers groups are calling on the provincial government to hold public consultations on proposed amendments to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act. The groups say they have been excluded from consultations which are now wrapping up looking at changes to the workers compensation system. At issue, they say, is a $6-billion surplus that the […]