Rob Ferguson, Toronto Star – 01/02/2016

Ontario legislation aims to cut barriers to PTSD treatment for first-responders

Minister hints those afflicted won’t have to prove their illness was caused by the job, something that has proved difficult to do and is blamed for delaying treatment.

By: Rob Ferguson Queen’s Park Bureau, Published on Mon Feb 01 2016

First-responders such as firefighters, police and paramedics could soon get treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder from the Workplace Safety Insurance Board without having to prove it was caused on the job. Continue reading