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post-traumatic stress disorder

February 22, 2016

"Ontario now joins Alberta and Manitoba with legislation that creates the presumption that when first responders are diagnosed with PTSD it is work-related," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

February 11, 2016

"We welcome awareness campaigns and research but the WSIB needs to presume that PTSD is a workplace-acquired illness for first responders. That means putting presumption right into the legislation. It’s the only way a PTSD strategy will be truly effective." — Jamie Ramage, OPSEU Ambulance Division Chair

November 26, 2014

MGEU/NUPGE appeal should ensure no other worker is discriminated against when making psychological claims.

October 29, 2014

Liberal government in Nova Scotia has yet to introduce any measures to address PTSD among first responders.

September 23, 2014

Barry Rhodes' story reflects how B.C. Corrections failed to address working conditions that led to his post-traumatic stress disorder. 

January 30, 2014

Join supporters of Bill 67, the PTSD bill for first-responders, for its second reading at Queen's Park on February 27. Help make this legislation reality.