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Ontario won’t release bridge repair cost estimates or say who will foot the bill

TORONTO — Repairs to a bridge in northwestern Ontario will take nearly three years and delays have pushed the total cost well over the...

Ontario Workers Receive First Paycheques with New Minimum Wage

Higher Wages Will Help Increase Business Productivity, Decrease Employee Turnover Many workers across the province have now seen Ontario's increased minimum wage reflected in their...

By the numbers: Tim Hortons franchisees and Ontario’s minimum wage hike

Some Tim Hortons franchisees have responded to Ontario's new minimum wage by clawing back employee benefits, sparking backlash from their parent company and Premier...

Rising minimum wages could speed up automation not relocations: labour leaders

MONTREAL — Companies might not be able to dodge rising minimum wages by relocating even their most mobile workforces to lower wage provinces, but higher costs could accelerate the pace of automation. "It...

Ontario delays release of report on elevators pending ‘plan of action’

TORONTO — The Ontario government is delaying the release of a consultancy report on elevators commissioned by the province's safety authority last spring and delivered...

Opportunities for Winter Adventure Along the Rail Corridor

(Photo credit from CAPT). Many people talk about all the amazing summer activities that we have the option to do in Northern Ontario, especially on...

Ontario premier accuses Tim Hortons’ founders’ children of bullying employees

TORONTO — The premier of Ontario is accusing the children of Tim Hortons' billionaire co-founders of bullying their employees by reducing their benefits in...

Tomorrow, millionaire Hydro One CEO will have earned more in 2018 than the average...

The millionaire CEO of Hydro One will have already earned as much as the average Ontario family by Friday – before he even goes for...

Bank of Canada estimates 60,000 fewer jobs due to minimum wage increases

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada estimates there will be about 60,000 fewer jobs by 2019 due to the increases in minimum wages across...

Ontario businesses raise prices, consider cutting staff as minimum wage increases

TORONTO — Ontario's new $14 per hour minimum wage does not take effect until Jan. 1, but Chris Stevens has already taken steps to...