What’s driving COVID-19 workplace transmission in the third wave

On New Year’s Day, Hong arrived at the industrial laundry facility where he’s worked for the past decade, unloading and unpacking bags of dirty linens and garments. He took his … Read More

Premier announces doubling of enforcement fines, 5-day sick leave benefit for Manitoba

Premier Brian Pallister says the province will implement a paid sick leave program in Manitoba. Pallister also said further public health restrictions will be coming later Friday. “The new Manitoba … Read More

Premier announces doubling of COVID fines, 5-day sick leave benefit for Manitoba

Premier Brian Pallister says the province will implement a paid sick leave program in Manitoba, a doubling of all enforcement fines and that further Pallister also said further public health restrictions … Read More

COVID-19: Ford government hints at some sort of paid sick leave support after months of refusal

After months of refusal, the Ford government is hinting some sort of paid sick leave support for workers in Ontario could be implemented amid the surging COVID-19 pandemic. Government officials … Read More

Paid sick days vs. federal benefit: Why advocates say both are needed to fight COVID-19

Experts and advocates alike are calling on the provinces to implement a paid sick day program, as essential workers spend their days surrounded by potential exposures to COVID-19. And with … Read More

Amid pleas for paid sick day program in Ontario, Doug Ford tells people to stop ‘playing politics’

Despite pleas from many in the medical community and from community advocates for the Ontario government to enact a paid sick day program to help workers who need to stay … Read More

Amid pleas for Ontario paid sick day program, Doug Ford tells people to stop ‘playing politics’

Despite pleas from many in the medical community and from community advocates for the Ontario government to enact a paid sick day program to help workers who need to stay … Read More

‘We are not superhuman’: Health-care workers plead for more mental health support

Warning: This article may be triggering for some readers. Please read at your own discretion. The death of Dr. Karine Dion, an emergency physician from Granby, Que., devastated Canadians across … Read More

10-days paid sick leave could be more costly than beneficial, experts say

As the federal government discusses the possibility of implementing 10 paid sick days for workers across Canada amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, experts caution that doing so could be more … Read More

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