Bancroft Institute for Studies on Workers’ Compensation and Work Injury Policy and Research Discussion Series: # 4 Spring 2015

14 May 2015

How Characteristics of Workers’ Compensation Systems Affect Doctors: A Comparative Study of Québec and Ontario

The speakers will present on their study about the challenges of medical evidence in workers’ compensation. The study examined similarities and differences between the workers’ compensation systems in Ontario and Québec and their implications for the role, practices and perspectives of doctors.

Date and Time:
Thursday May 14, 2015
10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Charbonnel Lounge, University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto
81 St. Mary Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1J4



  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Keynote Presentation
  • Injured Worker Presentations
  • Panel Commentary
    • Including Laura Lunansky, Injured Workers Consultants (IWC); and David Chezzi, Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).
  • General Discussion
  • Closing Comments


Refreshments to be served. RSVP appreciated but not necessary:
The event is free, with a suggested donation of $10 for waged attendees. Tokens available for the unwaged.

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