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In a recent Ontario decision regarding the Crown’s obligation to disclose documents in an Occupational Health and Safety Act prosecution ..read more
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As part of the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s Construction Sector Compliance Plan 2019-2020, from August 6, 2019 until September 27, 2019 ..read more
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The Alberta Court of Appeal recently revisited the question of directors’ personal liability for injuries sustained in a workplace ..read more
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In the thousands of OHSA prosecutions that have occurred in Ontario history, defendants have been jailed fewer than two dozen times.  ..read more
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Effective January 1, 2019, employers in Alberta can no longer require workers to wear footwear that may pose a health or safety risk to ..read more
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The WSIB must prove that a worker intended to obtain WSIB benefits to which he or she was not entitled, when it charges a worker with “ ..read more
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Following policy consultations that took place from August 14, 2017 to January 15, 2018, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB or ..read more
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Last year, we discussed on this blog, the case of an excavation contractor who was facing criminal negligence causing death and ..read more
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An Assistant Fire Chief has won his wrongful dismissal suit after he was fired following a 90-day administrative driving prohibition for ..read more
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The Alberta Court of Appeal recently provided clarity on what the Crown must prove in a prosecution under the general duty section in the ..read more

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