PM says he’s considering making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for federal workers
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that he’s considering making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for federal employees, a move health and labour experts say could set an example but would have to be a decision backed by science.
Laurentian researchers heading to northern areas to foster COVID-19 ‘vaccine confidence’
Researchers, students and staff from Laurentian University will travel across northern Ontario this September to answer questions about COVID-19 vaccine use and help build confidence in it.
Ontario Launches Consultation On Improving Tower Crane Health & Safety Requirements
The consultation process is aimed at updating and clarifying existing legislative requirements for the operation of tower cranes in the province.
Should COVID-19 vaccines be mandatory for healthcare workers? Experts weigh in
They joined Italy which in April became the first European country to mandate the shots for health workers through a government emergency decree.
City of Toronto, TTC mandate vaccination for employees, contractors and students
All City of Toronto employees will be required to receive two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine by Oct. 30, Mayor John Tory announced last week, saying the new policy demonstrates “a commitment to taking every precaution to protect staff and visitors in city workplaces.”
Roles, rules and responsibilities of workplace health and safety
In addition to providing training, employers must abide by a number of occupational health and safety responsibilities. Many of these elements, worker rights and employer responsibilities are similar across jurisdictions in Canada.