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Evaluating Stakeholder Needs:
The WSCC is gearing up for the start of a new three-year strategic plan. To make sure we provide employers with the services they need, we are hitting the phones and the streets to ask!
It is a pleasure to present the 2018-2022 Strategic Plan and the 2018 Corporate Plan to our stakeholders. Together, these plans help stakeholders understand how the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) will achieve the two strategic priorities identified for the next five years: Advancing the Safety Culture and Delivering Quality Services and Outcomes.
The Northern Territories Federation of Labour (NTFL) hosts noon-hour Day of Mourning ceremonies at the Legislative Assemblies in Yellowknife and Iqaluit. The Day of Mourning honours workers who lost their lives in workplaces across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
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Yellowknife, NT (March 28, 2018) – Today, the Office of the Chief Coroner of the Northwest Territories released their report on the investigation into the death of David John Vinnicombe, with recommendations for the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC).
The WSCC is currently reviewing the recommendations made to determine a course of action moving forward. The purpose of the Chief Coroner’s recommendations is to help prevent injuries or fatalities from incidents of a similar nature.
Iqaluit, NU (March 20, 2018) – On March 13, 2018, Kitnuna Projects Inc. (“Kitnuna Projects”) and Best Choice Construction (RB) Ltd. (“Best Choice Construction”) appeared in the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit and were each sentenced for offences under the Nunavut Safety Act.
WSCC Inuvik Office is experiencing technical difficulties with their phone system. Call 1-800-661-0792 to report a serious workplace incident or injury.
Yellowknife, NT (February 28, 2018) – In continued recognition of Pink Shirt Day, employees of the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut wore pink today in support of anti-bullying, raising a total of $840 for the cause.
Yellowknife, NT (February 22, 2018) – On February 20, 2018, Allen Services & Contracting Ltd. (“Allen Services”) appeared in the Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories in Inuvik. Allen Services had previously been convicted of an offence under the Safety Act for failing to ensure work was sufficiently and competently supervised, a violation of Section 16(1)(a) of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulations.