Below you can find tables summarizing Legislation and Policy at each Workers’ Compensation Board / Commission in Canada.
Acts / Regulations / Schedules
|Regulations / Schedules to Workers’ Compensation Legislation
This table lists all workers’ compensation Acts, regulations and schedules for each jurisdiction and provides links to each Act, regulation and schedule. Last update April 21, 2023
Who is Responsible for OH&S
|Occupational Health and Safety: Who is responsible for OH&S and Effective Date
These tables identify whether the government or the Workers’ Compensation Board/Commission (WCB) is responsible for occupational health and safety (OH&S) in each province and territory. | Last update May 18, 2021
Board of Directors and Governance
|Board of Directors – Summary of Board Structure and Composition
These tables outline the structure and composition of the Board of Directors at each of the provincial and territorial WCBs.
|AWCBC Fact Sheet: The Interjurisdictional Agreement (IJA)
Canadian provincial and territorial Workers’ Compensation Boards have signed an agreement to act together in assisting employees and employers who perform work in more than one jurisdiction.
| Interjurisdictional Agreement (IJA)
Click here to view the Interjurisdictional Agreement (IJA) on workers' compensation.
|Review / Appeal Bodies, Policy, Process and Procedures
These tables identify the external and internal appeal bodies in each jurisdiction and provide links to policy, legislation and additional resources for appeal information.
Compensation Principles and Presumptions
|Compensation Principles and Presumptions
This table describes general presumptions in workers’ compensation legislation and policy including: misconduct, ‘out of or in the course of’, and if a worker is found deceased at work.
Occupational Disease / Industrial Disease
|Occupational Disease – Definitions, Policy, Schedules, Regulations and Legislation
This table gives details about occupational disease (also called industrial disease) in each province and territory.
Reporting an Injury/Disease
|Summary Requirements for Reporting an Injury/Disease
These tables describe the requirements for reporting an injury or disease to the Workers’ Compensation Board or Commission for workers, dependants, employers and healthcare providers. | Last updated June 26, 2023
Scope of Coverage
|Scope of Coverage - Industries/Occupations
These tables outline how workers’ compensation coverage is determined in each province and territory. | Last updated March 15, 2023