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Media Releases

April 01 / 2021
Yellowknife, NT (April 1, 2021) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (WSCC) has today announced the appointment of Jenni Bruce as the new chair...
February 18 / 2021
Yellowknife, NT (February 18, 2021) – On February 15, 2021, Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation appeared in the Nunavut Court of Justice and was sentenced for an offence under the Mine Health &...
February 01 / 2021
Yellowknife, NT (February 1, 2021) – Employers in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut can now report workplace incidents and injuries online through the e-Business service, WSCC Connect.   “The...
November 30 / 2020
Yellowknife, NT (November 30, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (WSCC) has announced that the 2021 employer assessment rates will be...
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.  ...