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Workers Compensation Amendment Act (No.2), 2022 - Bill 41 Receives Royal Assent Compensation Amendment Act (No.2), 2022 - Bill 41 Receives Royal Assent<div class="ExternalClassD299BB512C1E4036BD5566276F3DC271"><p><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">Bill 41 passed third reading and received Royal Assent on November 24, 2022. There were no substantive changes to the proposed amendments between the first and third reading. The effective date of most of the amendments will be the date of Royal Assent, however, a number of them will come into effect on different dates.</span><br></p><p><br></p></div>,,
Skilled Trades BC Act Trades BC Act<div class="ExternalClassA33141DE42814321B5152E3E771F45BF"><p><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">The Province has announced that the SkilledTradesBC’s (formally Industry Training Authority) role of administering BC’s skilled trades system is being strengthened. It has also been confirmed that uncertified workers, from seven trades, have one year to register as an apprentice or pass a certification exam to become a certified journeyman.</span><br></p><p><br></p></div>,,
Workers Compensation Act - Firefighters' Occupational Disease Regulation - November 8, 2022 Compensation Act - Firefighters' Occupational Disease Regulation - November 8, 2022<div class="ExternalClassAFAE27E356F346E38C87836161F4629E"><p><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">​</span><span style="text-align:justify;font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">On</span><span style="text-align:justify;font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;"> November 8, 2022, the BC Government </span><a href="" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">announced</span></a><span style="text-align:justify;font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;"> that the Province is amending the Firefighters' Occupational Disease Regulation under the </span><em style="text-align:justify;font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">Workers Compensation Act</em><span style="text-align:justify;font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;"> by adding the following two cancers to the list of work-related cancers:</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">Pancreatic</span></li><li><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">Thyroid</span><br></li></ul><p><br></p></div>,,

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