Each year more Ontarians lose their lives through their job than by criminal homicide. It’s a sobering thought. In 2012 the WSIB reported 254 workplace-related fatalities and more than 140,000 injuries in Ontario. Of those 254 deaths, 64 were traumatic … Continue reading →
An October, 2011, decision by the Nova Scotia Workers’ Compensation Appeals Tribunal should signal to those of us who not only collect, but also repair, show or deal in antiques, that our hobby activities may be scrutinized by adjudicators determining entitlement to benefits arising out of a workplace injury.
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As a survivor of the Mike Harris years in Ontario, I have very vivid memories of what was undoubtedly the most mean-spirited and incompetent of provincial regimes I have ever lived through. Their economic ‘strategy’ of slashing and burning, selling key assets such as the 407 to foreign consortia to conceal their colossal fiscal ineptitude, . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Liz Witmer’s Political Karma