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Media Releases

August 30 / 2019
Media Release: The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission Lay Charges under the Nunavut Safety Act   Iqaluit, NU (August 30, 2019) – On August 28, 2019, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation...
August 07 / 2019
Yellowknife, NT (Tuesday, August 7, 2019) - David Tucker, Chair of the Governance Council of the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC), is pleased to announce the appointment of Debbie...
June 03 / 2019
Yellowknife, NT (June 3, 2019) – Gahcho Kué Diamond Mine (De Beers Canada Inc.) took home the Overall Surface trophy, and Diavik Diamond Mine (Rio Tinto Ltd.) took home the Overall Underground trophy...
May 07 / 2019
Yellowknife, NT (May 7, 2019) – A video by Sir John Franklin high school students encouraging youth to be aware of their rights in the workplace won first place in the Canadian Centre for...
April 26 / 2019
Yellowknife, NT (April 26, 2019) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) today announced that as of May 3, 2019 Dave Grundy, will be stepping down as President and Chief Executive...
January 28 / 2019
Yellowknife, NT (January 28, 2019) – On January 17, 2019, the North West Company LP appeared in the Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories in Fort Resolution and was sentenced for offences...
November 26 / 2018
Yellowknife, NT (November 26, 2018) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (WSCC) have announced the 2019 employer assessment rates. This year,...
October 22 / 2018
Yellowknife, NT (October 22, 2018) – Today, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) released online educational materials aimed at employers and workers on impairment in the workplace...
July 10 / 2018
Yellowknife, NT (July 10, 2018) – On June 29, 2018, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission filed five charges in the Northwest Territories’ Territorial Court under the Northwest Territories...
June 06 / 2018
Yellowknife, NT (June 6, 2018) – On Saturday, the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) announced the winners of the 61st Annual Mine Rescue Competition, held June 1 and 2, 2018 in...