2014 Ontario Budget: Minister of Finance Wants Canadian Input to Develop the 2014 Budget

This video presents “Budget 101: What Is It?” “Budget 101: What Is It? | Le Budget 101: En Quoi Consiste-t-il? | Tell Us What Matters To You./ Dites-nous ce qui est important pour vous.” The Ontario government in Canada is reaching out to individuals and organizations across the province to hear as many ideas and… Continue reading 2014 Ontario Budget: Minister of Finance Wants Canadian Input to Develop the 2014 Budget

Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games: What’s Happening?

This is an update to my previous blogs: Ontario Revitalizes West Don Lands Via Constructing Athletes’ Village Now for 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games You’re Invited: Celebrate Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Handover Ceremony Oct. 30, 2011 Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games will be the largest international multi-sport competition ever hosted in Canada: More than 10,000… Continue reading Toronto 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games: What’s Happening?

E-Nominate Canadians in Ontario for The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals

Statement By Ontario Premier McGuinty On Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee is given here: Canada is a constitutional monarchy. Congratulations to Her Majesty The Queen on her Diamond Jubilee. 2012 is the Diamond Jubilee Year wherein Canada celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of our head of state, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Diamond Jubilee marks the… Continue reading E-Nominate Canadians in Ontario for The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals

Ontario Revitalizes West Don Lands Via Constructing Athletes’ Village Now for 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games

This is an update to my previous posts: You’re Invited: Public Consultation on Toronto Port Lands’ Development & Implementation Plan Dec. 12, 2011 You’re Invited: Celebrate Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Handover Ceremony Oct. 30, 2011 Here is a video showing the exciting revitalization and transformation of the West Don Lands in Toronto, Ontario, Canada,… Continue reading Ontario Revitalizes West Don Lands Via Constructing Athletes’ Village Now for 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games

Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety System Will Get Major Changes

Thanks to the recommendations of the Expert Panel on Occupational Health and Safety, the following two acts have been amended and recently passed to increase protection for workers in Ontario, Canada: Occupational Health and Safety Act and Workplace Safety and Insurance Act. The Expert Panel – included representatives from labour, employers, and academia with workplace… Continue reading Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety System Will Get Major Changes

Proposed Earlier Retirement At 60 for Salaried Firefighters of Ontario

On March 10, 2011, a motion calling on the government to allow mandatory retirement at age 60 be applied only to salaried firefighters who respond to emergency calls. This motion was unanimously passed in the Legislature. What are the implications for Ontario’s salaried firefighters if the legislation is passed, allowing mandatory retirement at age 60?

Healthy Sigh of Relief for Toronto Commuters Using the TTC

The sigh of relief must be tremendous for Toronto commuters who rely on the TTC  to get around because on March 30, the Toronto Transit Commission Labour Disputes Resolution Act, 2011, was passed by the legislature to make TTC an essential service. Now, let it be known that henceforth strikes and lockouts at the Toronto… Continue reading Healthy Sigh of Relief for Toronto Commuters Using the TTC