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News Room

In this section you’ll find news releases, both past and present, as well as corporate information about the WCB.

For more information or to request an interview, please contact:

Denise Corra
Manager, Communications

Latest News

New policy helps clarify compensability of psychological injuries

Small and Medium Business Information Event Announced

Leadership commitment to safety and return to work influences employer rates: WCB announces 2015 rates

Summer months most dangerous for young workers

Consultation on Draft Minor Revision to Gross Earnings Policy

$1.45 million in safety incentive rebates for construction, trucking industries

New WCB Program Helps Injured Workers Access Speedier Surgical Care

Workplace injuries continue to decline in Nova Scotia

Supreme Court Judgement on Martin v. WCB Alberta

New Board Members Appointed to WCB Board of Directors

Changes to workers' travel expenses - milage rate

New Provincial Psychological Injury Policy

Consultation on Draft Revisions to Occupational Hearing Loss Policy

32nd Annual Workplace Safety Conference - March 26 & 27

Fishing Safety Action Plan to Chart a Safer Course

Consumer Price Indexing (2014)

Minister of LAE introduces bill that changes Administrative Penalties

Safety Training Reduces Workplace Eye Injuries

What Matters Most: New Awareness Campaign Unveiled

WCB Named Among Canada's Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures

WCB Announces 2014 Employer Rates

2014 Maximum Assessable Earnings set at $56,000

Important information regarding prescription drug coverage

Changes to workers' travel expenses-meal rates

WCB encourages young workers, parents and supervisors to Speak Up About Safety

Province Acts to Better Protect Workers' Workplace Safety

Consultation period for compensation for psychological injuries extended to October 31st, 2013

New Chiropractic Contract

Legislative change would create entitlement for retroactive survivor benefits

Workplace injuries continue to decline in Nova Scotia: WCB 2012 Annual Report

Past WCB Chair and career public servant, Dr. Robert Elgie, dies at 84

New Workplace Safety Strategy Launched

Change in practice for PMI reassessments related to lung function

Continued progress toward a safety culture: Q2 Operational Results

WCB Named a Top Canadian Employer for Second Consecutive Year

WCB Announces 2013 Rates and Improvements to Rate Model

Too Many Nova Scotians Dying in the Fishing Sector

Summer Jobs can be Risky Business for Young Workers

Maritime workers' compensation boards fund Dalhousie University occupational medicine courses

WCB Recruiting Back Protection Agents

Ready, Set, Go - Developing a Culture of Safety Workshops

Workplace injury rate hits a new low: WCB Annual Report

Consultation on New Program Policy for Practice Incentive Rebate Program

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week 2012

Consumer Price Indexing (CPI) 2012

WCB Appoints Stuart MacLean as Chief Executive Officer

Safe + Secure Fall 2011 Newsletter now available

Fishermen urged to make safety a priority this lobster season

WCB accepts Privacy Review Office's recommendations

Nova Scotia Safety Leaders Honoured with Mainstay Awards

WCB Named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers

WCB Announces 2012 Employer Rates

Board of Directors Regretfully Accepts Resignation of Chief Executive Officer Nancy MacCready-Williams

MEDIA ADVISORY: WCB Sets up Cheque Distribution Centres for Benefit Recipients

Major Milestone: Serious Workplace Injuries At Lowest Level in 15 Years

Report Validates WCB Direct Access to Physiotherapy Program

Springhill anniversary reminder workplace safety not optional

Maximum Assessable/Insurable Earnings set for 2011

2011 rates decrease or hold steady for most employers

Province to Expand Workplace Safety Program in Schools