Day: December 14, 2021

“Two advocates have accused the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) of not taking the health and safety of workers seriously enough. They argue that, as a result, because of prolonged exposure to certain chemicals, we now have intense clusters of occupational diseases.” Article: WSIB under fire for ignoring workers’ claims despite ‘brutal’ exposures Author: […]

“Labour Minister Monte McNaughton said he’s arranging to meet with people from Peterborough and from across the province who’ve developed workplace cancers and who want to tell him how they’ve struggled — often unsuccessfully — to access compensation.” Article: Labour minister to meet with Peterborough workplace cancer patient Author: Joelle Kovach Date: December 5, 2021

“Ontario is investing more than $6 million to help fight work-related cancer. The funding will support the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) in identifying the causes of workplace cancers, preventing them from occurring, and better supporting workers already impacted by occupational illness, according to the government.” Article: Ontario focuses on work-related cancers Author: Jim Wilson Date: […]