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Alberta - Bill 1

Premier Redford & First Responders talk about Bill 1

Premier Alison Redford and first responders talk about the importance of Bill 1 - The Workers' Compensation Amendment Act. With this legislation, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder will be included on the list of injuries and illnesses covered by the Workers' Compensation Board.

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T.L. Ryan Ba,BEd.  Educational Consultant, Advocate:
The Honourable A. Redford (P.C.), Premier of Alberta
Mr. Farouk Adatia Chief of Staff to the Premier
Mr. Jeff Wilson MLA Calgary Shaw (Wild Rose Party of Alberta)


One of the pieces of legislation that was brought forward in the fall sitting of the legislature covers the addition of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as a condition covered for fire fighters under Workers' Compensation. Legislature was presented by Jeff Wilson- MLA - Calgary Shaw



Bill gets Royal Assent  on Dec 10th 2012

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