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The importance of Women working in Government


Thursday, March 8, 2018 7:50 AM

Women in Gov’ was the first meeting of its kind. In honour of International Women’s Day, the meeting featured presentations from women who are working in government, whether elected or in the public sector. The ...

Letter to the Editor: Film.ca employees supported as wages increase


Tuesday, January 9, 2018 5:00 PM

With the provincial government’s mandated minimum wage increased to $14.00 per hour, a mother and wife talks about her family’s employment experience with Film.ca.

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Creating High Quality, Affordable Child Care in Oakville


Tuesday, September 12, 2017 9:00 AM

An announcement in Oakville, Ontario reaffirmed the agreement to create high quality, affordable child care, made on June 12, 2017 by Federal-Provincial/Territorial Ministers

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“Green” Rebates for Commercial Vehicles Coming to Ontario


Monday, September 11, 2017 1:30 PM

The Ontario Government has announced their intention to implement a new “Green Commercial Vehicles Program” that intends to offer rebates to qualifying Ontario businesses,

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185,000 Ontario Jobs at Risk from Ontario Bill 148


Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:35 AM

Bill 148 will increase the cost of consumer goods and services by $1,300 per household starting in 2018, according to new analysis by leading economic’s firm, CANCEA.

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Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan, I Object! Letter to the Editor


Friday, June 23, 2017 7:35 AM

I am writing to express my objection to the government’s proposed Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan.

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More Support for People Living with Dementia, and Their Families


Saturday, May 6, 2017 9:00 AM

As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario is improving access to high-quality care for people living with dementia and their care partners. There are approximately 175,000 people in Ontario living with dementia, with the number ...

Theatre Review: Senza Luce is a Sensational Light


Saturday, April 15, 2017 7:30 AM

It’s rare to find a new, completely original story in contemporary musical theatre. But there’s a blessing in Oakville with Senza Luce, and it’s world premiere production now playing at Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Campus. The ...

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Ontario Adds 28,800 Jobs in January


Monday, February 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Employment in Ontario increased by 28,800 in January — bolstered by gains in manufacturing, finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing, and accommodation and food services sectors.

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Ontario to add 100,000 new and affordable day care spaces


Monday, September 26, 2016 1:15 PM

Within the next five years, the Ontario government will create an additional 100,000 new, licensed child care spaces for Ontario’s working families.

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