Canadian Occupational Safety, Canada’s premier publication on OH&S, announces Mathews Dinsdale and its partners, Cheryl Edwards, Jeremy Warning and Loretta Bouwmeester winners of their inaugural 5-Star Safety Lawyers and Law Firm Award. “Our research team has tirelessly worked to uncover the best and brightest legal minds in the OHS sphere”. Thank you!
Under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, the ON Government issued a series of new temporary emergency orders to support the needs of the province’s hospitals and health care workers to allow for improved management of critical health care human resources.Read more
Bill 32: Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act, 2020 received Royal Assent on July 29, 2020, and is now officially law, resulting in significant changes to the legislation affecting Alberta’s workplaces.Read more
Ontario Court of Justice Issues the First COVID-19 Prosecution of an Employer Under Occupational Health and Safety Laws
An ON employer has been convicted and fined $125,000, under OHSA for failing to take the reasonable precautions necessary to protect against the transmission of COVID-19.Read more