Nova Scotia to review policy around insurance for catastrophic injuries

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s community services minister says there will be a review of the government’s policy around insurance settlements for those who have suffered catastrophic injuries. Joanne Bernard says the move is in response to the case of Joellan Huntley, a woman who was left unable to speak or walk following a car accident […]

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Upcoming Changes to Workers Compensation Act of Manitoba

Upcoming Changes to Workers Compensation Act of Manitoba:   Bill 65 was recently enacted in Manitoba with several material changes to the Workers Compensation Act (WC ACT) to take effect in 2015. Many of the changes surround the government’s desire to provide WCB with more powers to influence and enact prevention based strategies in Manitoba […]

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Workers hurt in blast want accountability

REGINA – Kimberly Janvier says the sounds from a construction site are all it takes to trigger intense memories of that day. The 36-year-old scaffolder was working at an oil refinery in Regina when a pipe burst and her life changed forever. “There was this big boom, and I remember cringing,” Janvier says. “I looked […]

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Pain-free ‘pain’

It’s an absolutely crushing feeling. Your back has been sore for weeks — maybe months — and there is no end in sight. You went to your doctor, attended a few treatments and are again sitting in your doctor’s office anxiously waiting for them to relay the results of your recently ordered MRI (or X-ray, […]

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Pan Am Clinic offers some healthy advice

A family of philanthropists who plans to donate millions of dollars to a London, Ont., sports medicine facility swooped into Winnipeg on a private jet Friday to tour the Pan Am Clinic, a place it considers the best of its kind in the country. The family brought with it a team of doctors from London’s […]

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B.C. well prepared to deal with possible Ebola virus : health minister

VANCOUVER – B.C.’s health minister has assured the public that the province is prepared to deal with a case of Ebola after a second U.S. health worker tested positive for the virus. Terry Lake said Wednesday the risk in B.C. is low, but provincial health authorities have in place infection control systems and procedures that […]

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Dallas nurses cite sloppy conditions, dangerous practices in Ebola care

DALLAS – A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear and faced constantly changing protocols, according to a statement released late Tuesday by the largest U.S. nurses’ union. Nurses were forced to use medical […]

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CMC Partners With BC Care Providers Association

Case Management Canada Inc has recently been accepted as a commercial member of the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA). BCCPA the leading industry association for personal care homes and home healthcare providers conducting business in British Columbia. CMC has developed a specialty in assisting healthcare providers and, in particular, personal care homes, with workers compensation […]

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