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Policy amendments to implement the Workers Compensation Amendment Act, 2020 (Bill 23)

Published on: October 21, 2020

On October 21, 2020, the Board of Directors approved amendments to 45 policies in the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual, Volume II, the Assessment Manual, and the Prevention Manual, to ensure policy is consistent with 32 amendments to the Workers Compensation Act, which came into effect on August 14, 2020 as a result of Bill 23.


Published on: July 31, 2020

On July 22, 2020, the Board of Directors approved policy amendments regarding acupuncture.

Revised Workers Compensation Act takes effect April 6

Published on: March 09, 2020

The provincial government’s revisions to the Workers Compensation Act will take effect in one month, on April 6, 2020. The changes are intended to make laws easier to find and modernize the language so it’s easier to read and understand.

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