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WSIB to give back $1.5B in surplus premiums to Ontario’s safe employers

Ontario’s safe employers are receiving a rebate of up to $1.5 billion as Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) surplus funds are returned for the first time. This rebate will give 300,000 businesses back approximately 30 per cent of their annual premium payments, helping create new jobs and allowing for bigger paycheques for workers.

B.C. introducing new protections for people working with asbestos

The B.C. government is bringing in new protections to help keep workers safe from the danger of asbestos. New standards will be introduced under the Workers Compensation Act that will require asbestos abatement contractors be licensed to operate in B.C. and will require workers and employers who perform this work to complete mandatory safety training and certification.

CFIB statement on Ontario lifting COVID-19 restrictions

CFIB is pleased the Ontario government has announced it will lift many of the remaining COVID-19-related business restrictions sooner than initially planned. This is a positive step toward recovery and welcome news to the province’s small businesses.
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Restitution for loss of licenses under OCOT?

“Questo” wants to know if he’s going to be reimbursed for the business he lost after he refused to sign on with the old Ontario College of Trades, now that the province has admitted it had problems and replaced it with Skilled Trades Ontario. » Read more...

Former educator suspects bureaucratic agenda

“Sparky” is unimpressed with the new Skilled Trades Ontario organization and suspects more of the same as long as government is involved in regulating and subsidizing apprentices. » Read more...

Limit the role of regulators

Mark would like to see the new Skilled Trades Ontario take on a simple role as a training administrator rather than a certifier. » Read more...

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