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A selection of recent news items of interest to injured workers, and to the people and organizations interested in worker compensation, worker safety and regulation.


The Office of the Worker Counsellor is teaming up with the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour’s OH&S Committee to offer a series of one day workshops across Nova Scotia. We’ll be in Sydney on May 6, Dartmouth on May 13, and Bridgwater on May 27, 2017.

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Every year on April 28 we pay our respects to, and remember, the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents.

You can attend this years ceremonies at the following locations:

Halifax 11 a.m. Friday April 28th Nova Scotia Legislature (Province House) grounds (inside if weather [...]

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Our Thanksgiving Schedule

The Office of the Worker Counsellor is closed on Friday, October 7, 2016 and on Monday, October 10, 2016. We’re then out of the office doing workshops for the rest of the week. We’ll be back in the office again on Monday, October 17, 2016.

We’re sorry for any inconvenience! We’ll do our best [...]

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