Where From Here

Early conversations about the future of workers’ compensation coverage in Nova Scotia

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Where from here

Why the conversations matter

Who is covered, who is not

What coverage costs

What coverage offers Nova Scotians

When someone is hurt at work

Where to learn more



At both the WCB and the Department of Labour, Skills and Immigraton, our work is guided by the principles of protecting both workers and employers from the human and financial impact of a workplace injury. 

Nova Scotia covers among the lowest percentage of workers and employers in Canada with workers’ compensation.

As we begin conversations with employers and employees about the future of workers’ compensation in Nova Scotia, we’re focused on understanding the impacts for those who currently may not have any protection at all.