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The Canadian federal government is involved in various sectors and services that contribute to the country’s functioning. Its primary responsibilities include healthcare, education, national defense, immigration, transportation, and taxation. The government administers social programs, oversees economic policies, regulates industries, manages international relations, and upholds laws across the country. It also plays a vital role in redistributing wealth through transfer payments to provinces and territories and allocates funds for infrastructure projects. The federal government operates through various departments and agencies to ensure the smooth functioning of the nation as a whole.

Important Dates:
Feb. 13 – Deadline to comment on proposed Federal Plastics Registry and reporting requirements.
Feb. 22 – Deadline to comment on proposed changes to Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act Regs.

OHS Policy Statement (Federal Version)

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OHS & Workers’ Comp Workplace Posting Requirements Checklist – Federal

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Changes To Federal Workplace Legislation Proposed In 2024 Budget

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Canada Passes Laws Prohibiting Greenwashing

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OHS Fines Scorecard for 2024 (May 15 to June 15)

OHS fine volume remained steady but fine volume dropped this month.

Airborne Asbestos: Understanding Canadian Provincial Worker Safety Standards

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Prove It: Competition Act Amendments Require Companies To Back Up Environmental Claims

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Canada’s Clean Economy Tax Credits Receive Royal Assent

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Greener On The Other Side: Environmental Amendments To The Competition Act

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Davies Comments On First Proposed Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standards

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Canada’s Federal Government Commits To Expedite, Streamline And Stimulate Mining Exploration And Permitting – But Is It Enough?

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Employment Contracts Could Be Frustrated By A Third-Party’s Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

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