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.
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.
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.
Yellowknife, NT (December 11, 2017) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (
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.
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.
Yellowknife, NT (November 22, 2017) – For the first time, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) partners with Yellowknife employer Ron’s Auto for their annual Skills Canada NWT Power Up! workshops for students.
Yellowknife, NT (October 16, 2017) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC), in their ongoing mission to promote occupational health and safety (OHS) program awareness, presented the first Blue Hard Hat Safety Awards to the communities of Yellowknife and Hay River on Wednesday, October 4. The awards were presented by Bert Hausauer, Chief Safety Officer and Meta Antolin, OHS Specialist with the WSCC to Sheila Bassi-Kellett, SAO for Yellowknife and Judy Goucher, SAO for Hay River.