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Ontario ban on door-to-door sales in effect March 1st

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Ontario ban on door-to-door sales in effect March 1st

This post was originally published on this siteNew law will protect consumers at home Starting March 1, 2018, Ontario will ban unsolicited, door-to-door sales of certain household appliances to better protect consumers from aggressive and misleading contracting at home. Businesses will only be able to enter into a contract in the consumer’s home if the […]

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Provincial grants help NC build innovative partnerships with industry

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Provincial grants help NC build innovative partnerships with industry

Grants through Ontario Centres of Excellence total nearly $1 million Niagara College’s Research & Innovation division is a leader in the technology and agri-food sector, and that expertise has helped secure grants totalling $890,000, that will fund innovative projects in precision agriculture and partnerships with small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Tuesday Feb. 6/2018, Reza Moridi, […]

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New law ensuring safe access to abortion clinics now in effect

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New law ensuring safe access to abortion clinics now in effect

This post was originally published on this siteOntario protecting women’s right to choose Starting Feb.1/2018, all abortion clinics in Ontario will have safe access zones of 50 metres to protect the safety, security, health and privacy of women and health care providers. These changes are the result of legislation passed in 2017 to ensure women […]

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Ontario making OSAP application process easier for students

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Ontario making OSAP application process easier for students

This post was originally published on this siteStudents will now See OSAP amount and net tuition fees online Ontario is making it easier for students receiving OSAP to plan, budget and pay for their college or university education. For the first time, students applying to college or university who have applied for OSAP can now […]

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Ontario making it easier to charge electric vehicles

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Ontario making it easier to charge electric vehicles

This post was originally published on this siteProvince funding new charging stations at workplaces Ontario is making it easier to use electric vehicles to get to and from work by assisting employers, commercial building owners and managers to install charging stations at their workplaces. This investment is part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan and is funded […]

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Ontario enhancing enforcement to ensure worker rights are protected

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Ontario enhancing enforcement to ensure worker rights are protected

This post was originally published on this siteIncreased enforcement, penalties and education will increase compliance Ontario is enhancing workplace enforcement, penalties and education to ensure all new worker rights under its plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs are followed. This plan includes raising the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are paid the same hourly […]

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