Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Outbreak Update

This Outbreak Update is updated once daily with COVID-19 information that is provided by provinces and territories to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). A detailed Epidemiologic Summary is also available. The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 118,187 as of August
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What COVID-19 financial relief measures have AWCBC Members introduced?

In quick response to new financial stresses brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, Canada’s provincial and territorial workers’ compensation Boards and Commissions have introduced financial relief measures for their jurisdiction’s employers. 
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What are AWCBC Members doing in response to COVID-19?

Here’s what AWCBC Members from all Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada and Commissions across Canada are doing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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What are AWCBC’s Partners doing in response to COVID-19?

Here’s what AWCBC’s national and international Partners are doing across Canada and the U.S., and around the globe in response to COVID-19. Please visit awcbc.org and follow @awcbc_acatc on Twitter for regular updates on continuing responses to the coronavirus pandemic.
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What COVID-19 Claims Adjudication information have AWCBC Members published?

Understanding that COVID-19 can be contracted at work, Canada’s provincial and territorial workers’ compensation Boards and Commissions have published information for those who may be eligible to receive benefits after filing a claim.
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Know someone who went “above and beyond” for AWCBC?… Nominate them!

The AWCBC ‘Above & Beyond’ Award honours special members who have contributed greatly to the Association, and in so doing, to the advancement of workers’ compensation across the country.
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Manitoba’s SAFE Driving at Work Plan addresses worker safety on the road

SAFE Work Manitoba’s new SAFE Driving at Work Plan, created to address the growing number of work-related fatalities caused by vehicle collisions in Manitoba, aims to help employers make driving safer for their workers.
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New WCB PEI chair announced

The Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island has announced that James MacPhee, of Montague, PEI, has been appointed the new Chair of the WCB PEI Board of Directors.
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Ontario rewards safe employers with financial incentives

Ontario will reward its safest employers with an estimated $140 million for excellence in occupational health and safety as part of a first-of-its-kind in Canada program.
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PEI has launched a new app for Health and Safety information

The Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island, in collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, has launched a new app to help Prince Edward Islanders better access workplace health and safety information.
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