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The Workplace Safety and Insurance System Annual General Meeting 2017

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The Workplace Safety and Insurance System Annual Meeting will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017.

Rodney Burgar, Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Board and Duff Montgomerie, Deputy Minister of Labour and Advanced Education, will host the Annual Meeting.
Representatives from the Workers’ Compensation Board, Workers’ Advisers Program, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Tribunal, and the Department of Labour and Advanced Education will be in attendance.

Monday, June 19, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Welcoming Reception, Information Booths
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.    WSIS Annual Meeting

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
1055 Marginal Road
Halifax, NS


2015 Annual General Meeting

Over 100 stakeholders, partners and the public attended the annual meeting of the Workplace Safety and Insurance System (WSIS) on the afternoon of May 5th at the Best Western Plus in Dartmouth, following the Mainstay Awards Luncheon.  

Chris Power, Acting Chair and Deputy Minister Duff Montgomerie, as the Coordinating Committee, presented an overview of the System’s performance and key initiatives from 2014. Representing the Heads of Agencies were Stuart MacLean, WCB; Scott Nauss, OHS Division, LAE; Kenneth LeBlanc, Workers’ Advisers Program and Alison Hickey, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Tribunal.  Morgan Stobbe, a person who returned to work at Cherubini Metal Works after a catastrophic injury shared his inspirational personal story with the audience.  

Stakeholders shared their perspectives of highlights of the System in 2014 in a video including Steve Snider, CEO and General Manager, Halifax Harbour Bridges; Rick Clarke, President, Nova Scotia Federation of Labour; Mary Morris, Executive Director, Office of the Employer Advisor; Trevor Forbes, Vice-Chair, Farm Safety Nova Scotia Board of Directors; and Susan Coldwell, Bully Free Workplaces Coordinator, NSGEU.  

Working together to build a safety culture