So, I see a twitter link to a new court case where an insurance defence expert is criticized for failing to understand his role as an objective expert. The court says that the doctor mischaracterized his current practice and experience in order to downplay the amount of insurance defence work he had done and play

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ON–(January 24, 2017) – The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) made their drug formularies public yesterday after fighting injured workers and advocates for years to keep them secret. IAVGO Community Legal Clinic asked the WSIB to make their formularies public in 2013 so that injured workers and their doctors would

Notice of WSIB Posting Formularies Jan 2017


Open Letter to Tom Teahen, President and CEO of WSIB; Kevin Flynn, Minister of Labour; Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario and Members of Provincial Parliament. Injured workers in towns and cities across Ontario will come together on June 10th for a Day of Action on Health Care for Injured Workers. As part of the action, injured workers and

Monday, 27 April 2015 by

Injured Workers’ Day Rally & March Stop the Cuts to Workers’ Compensation! Monday June 1st, 11:00am Queen’s Park Our workers’ compensation system is in a state of crisis. Just like we’re seeing with social programs and public services across the map, a regime of extreme austerity reigns at the WSIB, and this has meant a

Court Support Needed!

Friday, 21 March 2014 by

Injured migrant workers forced to defend their right to healthcare! In October 2013, the Ontario government lost its appeal at the Health Services Appeal and Review Board in which they were seeking to remove OHIP coverage for migrant workers who got injured on the job. When the government lost their appeal, they decided it was

These were disclosed to IAVGO through a Freedom of Information request.   Surveillance FOI Part 1 Surveillance FOI Part 2


Friday, 31 January 2014 by

  What: Panel discussion and workshop with several injured migrant workers who stood up for their right to stay in Ontario for healthcare and workers compensation. When: Saturday, February 1, 2014; 3:30PM to 5:30PM Where: College Street United Church, 452 College Street, Toronto TTC tokens available. Refreshments will be served. The space is accessible. Free