Newsletters

December 5, 2016

The Workers’ Health and Safety Legal Clinic’s newsletters feature commentary on case law and legislative reform, highlight ongoing clinic activities, special projects as well as recent workplace health and safety news.

Scroll down to access the Clinic’s newsletters dating back to 2010.


Spring 2017 - Issue: Vol. 25, No. 1

IN THIS ISSUE —— Case Report: All Parties are Equal before the Human Rights Tribunal / Law Reform – Workers’ Rights in Focus: The Changing Workplaces Review / Clinic Update – New Website Launch: www.workers-safety.ca / Clinic Partnership with the Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples: Assisting Undocumented and Non-Status Workers with Health and Safety Issues / OFL’s Teleconference Town Hall: The Changing Workplaces Review / Upcoming Events: Day of Mourning on April 28, 2017 / In Memoriam: Patricia O’Reilly, Clinic Board Member / AGM Report: Regulatory Officials, the Charter, and Workplace Inspections or Investigations / Injured Workers’ Demonstration / Clinic Personnel: New Intake Lawyer; New Administrative Assistant; Two Articling Students; New Social Justice Lawyer /


August 2016 - Issue: Vol. 24, No. 2

IN THIS ISSUE —— Radon and the Ontario Building Code / High School Rainbow Experiment / Case & Comment: Thompson v 580062 Ontario Inc / Case & Comment: R v Kazenelson – Criminal Code / OFL Media Release: Brampton fatalities / Case in Progress: R v Veolia Environmental Services – Criminal Code / Law Reform: Submission in response to Bill 132 / Board Membership / Letter to the Toronto Star regarding the WSIB / In the Press – Health and safety related news /


February 2016 - Issue: Vol. 24, No. 1

IN THIS ISSUE —— Criminal Code: Prison sentence – R v Kazenelson / Counterpoint: R v Kazenelson / OFL Media Release: Historic Jail Sentence / Case & Comment: R v New Mex, et al. – OHSA / Law Reform: Submissions in response to Bill 109 and Bill 132 / Policy & Law: Death on the farm – Suffocation / Clinic Name Change / AGM Report: Guest Speaker – Health and safety education / Clinic Personnel Updates: Articling students, New staff lawyer, Summer student, Outreach Worker / Workers’ Guide Revision in Progress / Case: R v Live Nation, et al. – OHSA / Case: R v Sunrise Propane / Wrongful Dismissal at common law / Board membership and committees / In the Press – Health and safety related news /


August 2015 - Issue: Vol. 23, No. 3

April 2015 - Issue: Vol. 23, No. 2

January 2015 - Issue: Vol. 23, No. 1


September 2014 - Issue: Vol. 22, No. 4

July 2014 - Issue: Vol. 22, No. 3

May 2014 - Issue: Vol. 22, No. 2

April 2014 - Issue: Vol. 22, No. 1


September 2013 - Issue: Vol. 21, No. 4

July 2013 - Issue: Vol. 21, No. 3

June 2013 - Issue: Vol. 21, No. 2

February 2013 - Issue: Vol. 21, No. 1


December 2012 - Issue: Vol. 20, No. 6

September 2012 - Issue: Vol. 20, No. 5

August 2012 - Issue: Vol. 20, No. 4

July 2012 - Issue: Vol. 20, No. 3

July 2012 - Issue: Vol. 20, No. 2

April 2012 - Issue: Vol. 20, No. 1


October 2011 - Issue: Vol. 19, No. 2

April 2011 - Issue: Vol. 19, No. 1


October 2010 - Issue: Vol. 18, No. 4

July 2010 - Issue: Vol. 18, No. 3

April 2010 - Issue: Vol. 18, No. 2

March 2010 - Issue: Vol. 18, No. 1