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Proud sponsor of Business Over 100 Employees Award

Hines Health Services was proud to sponsor the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award for over 100 employees.  Congratulations to the Recipients Acden and Birch Mountain Enterprises.  Also great to see our very own Health & Wellness Team Leads, Megan Jacobs and Hannah Wood out presenting at the Business Gala. #chamber #localbusiness #ymm

Hines Health Services – Awarded Public Health Agency of Canada Contract

Hines Health Services (HHS) is pleased to announce that it has been selected through a competitive bid process to provide nursing services in Alberta for travellers returning from outside of Canada who are housed in a Quarantine Site and placed under quarantine order by the Government of Canada. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) requires nursing services and...

What Employers & Employees Need to Know – Corona Virus and the Workplace

The following provides general recommendations to employers in dealing with the potential impacts of COVID-19 in the workplace. Please appreciate that information is quickly changing, and we will update as necessary however please also check with Federal or Provincial Health Agencies. Contact Hines Health Services for specific questions. Where can employers get regular updates on COVID-19? The Government of Canada’s Public...

Hines Health Services – Recipient of Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Fund

Media Release For immediate release Hines Health Services – Recipient of Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Fund FORT MCMURRAY, AB – Hines Health Services is pleased to announce that it has been named as a successful applicant of the Government of Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Fund and received an investment of $100,000 to develop a workplace impairment assessment tool called WAIT. The Government of Canada is advancing...

Hines Health Services Ready to Help Employers Manage Cannabis in the Workplace

With new cannabis legislation coming into effect on Oct. 17, 2018, all employers should have policies in place to make sure their employees are fit for duty.Founder and director of Hines Health Services, Kristi Hines says that overall, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) seems to know what it is doing.“I find that our region is well prepared...

Hines Health Services Named Professional Services Business of the Year

Hines Health Services has been named the Professional Services Business of the Year at the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce 2018 Gold Star Awards.“It is such an honour to accept this award in a community full of such deserving recipients,” says Kristi Hines, Founder & Director of Hines Health Services. “We’ve been serving the community since 2012, and it...

Hines Health Services Helps the RMWB Be Prepared for Cannabis Legalization

Hines Health Services Founder & Director, Kristi Hines has been talking to the community about what to expect, and how to navigate the new legalization of cannabis. READ her guest blog post about talking to your kids about marijuana with YMM Parent here. READ more about how Hines Health Services is ready to help employers manage cannabis in the workplace on...

Legalization of Cannabis What You Need to Know

On October 17, 2018, recreational cannabis will be legal in Canada. In preparation, businesses have diligently updated their Alcohol and Drug (A&D) Policies and educate employees about the potential impacts of cannabis use on their health and safety. There is a lot of literature available about legalization and we are here to help you navigate what's most important. If you...