The government proclaimed Bill 65, the Workers Compensation Amendment Act. Highlights:
- Retaliation by an employer against any person who exercises any rights or duties under the Workers Compensation Act is barred
- The WCB is required to take action to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses
- The maximum fines for violations of the Act were increased to $5,000 for workers and $50,000 for all others
- The administrative penalty provisions were expanded.