Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) announced on Thursday that it will conduct a new study to analyze the possible linkage between McIntyre Powder exposure and neurological disease, and it will consider compensation for workers with neurological disease who inhaled the dust.
A Canada-wide study shows the number of oral cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) is on a sharp rise. Dr. Andrew Pearce a radiation oncologist in Sudbury, Ont., says he’s been seeing a similar increase in cases in northern Ontario.
Twenty-three Ontario Indigenous communities signed historic agreements with the federal and provincial governments today in Chippewas of Rama First Nation to solidify plans for an Anishinabek-led education system.
Workplace Safety North has opened a new training centre in downtown Sudbury. The organization provides workplace health and safety training, with a focus on mining and forestry. It’s the only health and safety association based in northern Ontario.