Ontario. Office of the Worker Adviser

Site: Scarborough Office

Service: Ontario. Office of the Worker Adviser, Scarborough Office

Record #: MET1532
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 22 Jan 2024


Description (Service) Advocacy, advice, education and representation:
  • summary advice and representation through all stages of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board claims process or the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal
  • information on policies and procedures of WSIB and WSIAT
  • if you have been the victim of an occupational health and safety reprisal the OWA will give you advice and representation through stages of an application and hearing before the Ontario Labour Relations Board
  • self-help information for workers to handle their own claims or applications where appropriate
  • referrals to other organizations
Arm's length agency of Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development reporting directly to the minister

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm; Walk-in inquiries Tue-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served East York ; North York ; Scarborough
Boundaries Includes Scarborough, east half of North York, east section of East York
Eligibility Non-unionized workers injured at work and their survivors; non-unionized workers who have been threatened or punished for following health and safety laws
Residency Requirements: Includes Scarborough, east half of North York, east section of East York
Application Contact for information
Languages English; French
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
305 Milner Ave
Suite 918
Toronto, ON
Canada M1B 3V4
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Intersection Markham Rd and Sheppard Ave E
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building -- call for details

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-325-9846 ; Health and safety reprisal issues: 416-212-5335 ; Health and safety reprisal issues: 1-855-659-7744, Toll Free ; Workplace insurance issues: 1-800-435-8980, Toll Free
Toll Free Phone 1-800-268-4343
TTY Phone 1-866-445-3092
Fax 416-325-9855
E-Mail owaweb@ontario.ca
Website www.owa.gov.on.ca/en/welcome/
Mailing Address 305 Milner Ave 
Suite 918 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M1B 3V4


Service Categories Workers Compensation
Service Category Groups Income Programs

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