Tari M. Hiebert

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New Occupational Health and Safety Act in Alberta: Upcoming changes for Joint Work Site Health and Safety Committees

In Alberta, a new Occupational Health and Safety Act will come into effect on Proclamation.[1] Once it is proclaimed into force, the new act will repeal the current Occupational Health and Safety Act, SA 2017 c O-2.1 (“Current Act”). The...

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Bill 47 and Changes to the Alberta OHS Act

A new Occupational Health and Safety Act has been introduced by Alberta’s Legislature that will come into effect on Proclamation.[1] Once it is proclaimed into force, the new Act will repeal the current Occupational Health and Safety Act, SA 2017...

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“Owners” of Forestry Licenses in British Columbia can receive Administrative Penalties, even if the Owner is not the Injured Worker’s Employer

May 18, 2018:  the Supreme Court of Canada releases its decision in West Fraser Mills Ltd. v.  British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22. Read the full text of the SCC’s decision. Introduction The Supreme Court of Canada...

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