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Spirits Canada Launches Fairness for Ontario Spirits Campaign at March Classic 2018

Spirits Canada Launches Fairness for Ontario Spirits Campaign at March Classic 2018
Exclusion at Ontario Grocery Stores Negatively Impacting Distillers and Their Local Supply Chain LONDON, ON, March 20, 2018 /CNW/ – The “Fairness for Ontario Spirits” campaign, aimed at getting spirit products equal access in Ontario grocery stores, launched today at the Grain Farmers of Ontario’s 2018 March Classic in London. In 2015 the Ontario government expanded beverage alcohol sales to select Ontario grocery stores, but specifically excluded spirits from this new retail... Read More

Stanislaw Pasyk Charged with Criminal Code Offences

Stanislaw Pasyk Charged with Criminal Code Offences
TORONTO, March 16, 2018 /CNW/ – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced today that Stanislaw A. Pasyk(also known as Stan Pasyk) of Burlington, Ontario has been charged with fraud and another offence under the Criminal Code of Canada (Criminal Code) following an investigation by the OSC’s Joint Serious Offences Team (JSOT). Mr. Pasyk has been charged with one count of fraud over $5,000 contrary to Section 380(1)(a), and one count of false... Read More

Avon Canada Inc. partners with The Shoebox Project for International Women’s Day

Avon Canada Inc. partners with The Shoebox Project for International Women’s Day
MONTRÉAL – This year, in honour of International Women’s Day, Avon Canada Inc. has announced that it will support The Shoebox Project by helping to fund care packages for women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in communities across Canada. The Avon Foundation for Women–Canada will donate 10% of the sale price from Avon Canada’s Purple Peace Always With You Ring and... Read More

Bell Canada clerical workers ratify collective agreement

Bell Canada clerical workers ratify collective agreement
TORONTO – Unifor members working at Bell Canada Clerical division ratified a four-year collective agreement that improves working conditions and job security for nearly 5000 workers. “This round of negotiations was monumental. Workers across Ontario and Quebec came together to demand that their good, unionized jobs at Bell Canada stay at Bell Canada,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. The new collective agreement includes wage increases, protections... Read More

Court Fine of $48,000 After Company Director Ignores Orders to Pay Workers

Court Fine of $48,000 After Company Director Ignores Orders to Pay Workers
Convicted: Daniel Cameron Scott, sole director of HRG Management Inc., and Capital Business Centres (Albert Street) Inc., Rockland, Ontario. Locations (of companies): In the Kitchener and Ottawa regions. Description of Offences: The corporate defendants failed to pay unpaid wages, final vacation pay and termination pay resulting from constructive dismissals and did not pay the claims after being ordered to do so by... Read More

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Canada to pay a $1 million penalty for advertising unattainable prices

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Canada to pay a $1 million penalty for advertising unattainable prices
Investigation into car rental industry ad practices leads to third consent agreement OTTAWA – The Competition Bureau has reached a consent agreement with Enterprise Rent-A-Car Canada Company (Enterprise) to correct what the Bureau concluded were misleading advertisements. Enterprise will pay a penalty of $1 million and review its practices to ensure that its advertisements comply with the law. The Bureau concluded that services... Read More

EOWC supports OFA at Queen’s Park joint event on economic development priorities

EOWC supports OFA at Queen’s Park joint event on economic development priorities
Guelph – Four provincial organizations shared their voices at Queen’s Park today to strengthen the message to all political candidates that investments in rural communities offer benefits to all Ontarians. The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA), together with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus and Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus made a joint announcement on the value of spreading... Read More

Unifor recommends changes for Ontario’s school transportation

Unifor recommends changes for Ontario’s school transportation
TORONTO – Unifor, the union representing over 2,000 school bus drivers across Ontario, presented their recommendations to the provincially appointed school transportation advisors and called for immediate action. “This meeting is a welcome first step in addressing the important issue of creating a more stable and reliable school transportation system across Ontario,” said Unifor’s Ontario Regional Director Naureen Rizvi. “We’re pleased to see the... Read More

Premier Standing With Ontario’s Auto Sector

Premier Standing With Ontario’s Auto Sector
Premier Kathleen Wynne released a statement following a roundtable with leaders from Ontario’s automotive sector today: “Ontario’s auto sector is essential to our economy and to people’s lives. It drives innovation and supports hundreds of thousands of families across the province. Today, Minister Chan, Minister Del Duca and I met with key industry leaders to talk about the future of... Read More

Circle K announces first full-service franchise opportunities in Canada

Circle K announces first full-service franchise opportunities in Canada
Exciting growth possibilities target Ontario province LAVAL, QC, Jan. 17, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“Couche-Tard”) (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B), one of the world’s largest convenience store retailers with over 15,000 stores globally, is excited to announce new full-service franchise opportunities with its Circle K brand in Canada.  The expansion marks the first time the Circle K brand will be franchised in Canada with... Read More