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WSCC’s Iqaluit and Inuvik offices are now open to the public. The Yellowknife office will re-open following necessary safety changes to our office space. Visit our COVID-19 page for important service updates, and the COVID-19 Resource page for essential tools for your workplace.

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Media Releases

August 10 / 2020
Yellowknife, NT (August 10, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the pension system for workplace injuries or illnesses. “We’re...
June 15 / 2020
Yellowknife, NT (June 15 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) today released additional materials to assist employers in reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19 in their...
April 27 / 2020
Yellowknife, NT (April 27, 2020) – Tomorrow, April 28th, the Northern Federation of Labour (NTFL) and the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) will mark the National Day of Mourning by...
April 08 / 2020
Yellowknife, NT (April 8, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) today announced relief measures for employers who are unable to make their WSCC assessment payments as a...
March 23 / 2020
Yellowknife, NT (March 23, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) has developed a risk assessment tool to guide employers in determining if a worker can safely be on the...
December 10 / 2019
Iqaluit, NU (Dec 10, 2019) – On December 05, 2019, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission filed sixteen charges in the Nunavut Court of Justice under the Mine Health & Safety Act.  ...
November 28 / 2019
Yellowknife, NT (November 28, 2019) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (WSCC) have announced the 2020 employer assessment rates. The workers’...
August 30 / 2019
Media Release: The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission Lay Charges under the Nunavut Safety Act   Iqaluit, NU (August 30, 2019) – On August 28, 2019, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation...
August 07 / 2019
Yellowknife, NT (Tuesday, August 7, 2019) - David Tucker, Chair of the Governance Council of the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC), is pleased to announce the appointment of Debbie...
June 03 / 2019
Yellowknife, NT (June 3, 2019) – Gahcho Kué Diamond Mine (De Beers Canada Inc.) took home the Overall Surface trophy, and Diavik Diamond Mine (Rio Tinto Ltd.) took home the Overall Underground trophy...