Media Release: Kitnuna Projects Inc. and Best Choice Construction (RB) Ltd. sentenced for offences under the Nunavut Safety Act

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.

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Media Release: Allen Services & Contracting Ltd. Sentenced for Offence under the Northwest Territories' Safety Act

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.

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Service Disruption: Update

Update: Service has now been restored. Thank you for your patience.


WSCC's Yellowknife office is currently experiencing an interruption to our network and email service. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please call 1-800-661-0792 to report a serious workplace incident or injury.

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Media Release: Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission Releases Assessment Rates for 2018

Yellowknife, NT (December 11, 2017) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut release the 2018 employer assessment rates.

This year, the average provisional assessment rate will be $2.05 per $100 assessable payroll. This provisional target rate is the rate employers would pay if there was only one rate for all employers, and is the rate the WSCC uses as a starting point when setting individual subclass rates.

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Media Release: Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission Hosts Worth It! Coffee Break with Cabin Radio

Yellowknife, NT (December 5, 2017) – From 11:30am to 1:00pm on Wednesday December 6th, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) will host a Worth It! coffee break with Cabin Radio at the corner of Franklin Avenue and 49th Street, directly in front of the Post Office.

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