List of presumed cancers for firefighters to be included in proposed Workers’ Safety and Compensation Act

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The Yukon government has announced its intention to updat…

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17 Sep, 2021

This fall, the Government of Yukon will table the most progressive Workers’ Compensation Bill in the country.
The legislation will include the broadest array of presumptive cancers in the country to protect full- and part-time and volunteer Yukon firefighters who, through their valiant work, are often placed at higher risk of illness. This list will also include thyroid and pancreatic cancer, which makes it the most comprehensive coverage in the country.
The inclusion of these cancers will co...

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