LAWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
June 19: Highlights of Manitoba WCB’s 2016 Annual Report:
|Metric||2016 Result||2016 Target||2015 Result|
|Lost time injury rate (per 100 workers)||2.9||2.9||3.0|
|Days lost to injury rate (per 100)||1.67||1.67||1.68|
|Total work injuries||28,960||28,100||28,969|
|Total time loss injury claims||14,167||—||14,442|
June 26: In a move designed to help Manitobans recover from opioid addictions, Pharmacare has removed coverage criteria for suboxone, a drug often used as an opioid replacement option.