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Media Releases

March 31 / 2016
Yellowknife, NT (March 31, 2016) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announces the launch of the Inuktitut version of our website. The WSCC commits to increasing...
March 04 / 2016
Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission Launches two NEW e-Business Services Yellowknife, NT (March 7, 2016) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announces the release...
January 29 / 2016
Media Release Yellowknife, NT (January 29, 2016) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) release a Hazard Alert, advising Northerners to exercise caution and use safe work...
January 27 / 2016
Yellowknife, NT (January 25, 2016) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announce the release of Safety Share, a new online safety forum for employers operating in the...
November 05 / 2015
Yellowknife, NT (November 5, 2015) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut released its 2016 employer assessment rates. New this year...
October 26 / 2015
Yellowknife, NT (October 26, 2015) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announces the release of WSCC Connect, our new e-Business services. Engagement with Northerners...
October 09 / 2015
Yellowknife, NT (October 9, 2015) – On October 6, 2015, Bill Prodromidis, a former Marine Manager, employed by the Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Transportation,  was found...
September 30 / 2015
Yellowknife, NT (September 30, 2015) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announces the release of our new Code of Practice on Return to Work Programs. Return to Work (RTW)...
June 19 / 2015
Yellowknife, NT (June 19, 2015) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission, Prevention Services, issued Imminent Danger directions as part of an inspection report of the Polaris...
June 16 / 2015
Yellowknife, NT (June 16, 2015) – Saturday, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announced  the winners of the 58th Annual Mine Rescue Competition, held June 12-13, 2015 in...