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Company Fined For Unsafe Practice

(BARRIE, ON) – Jebco Industries, a company that operates a coatings, linings, and moulding facility in Innisfil, has pleaded guilty and has been fined $30,000…


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GM Fined For Worker’s Injury

(WHITBY, ON) – General Motors of Canada pleaded guilty and was fined $160,000 after a worker was hospitalized with injuries sustained from a 2,000-pound lift…


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Costs To Rise For Child Care

(TORONTO, ON) – Kathleen Wynne announced yesterday that the Ontario government is increasing wages for early childhood educators and front-line child care professionals in licensed…


Formerly the housing for young offenders, at the time of the closing of the Windsor Jail, K Range was home to female inmates.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Company Directors Jailed

(BRAMPTON, ON) – New Mex Canada, an importer and retailer of furniture and accessories, has been fined $250,000 and two of its directors, Baldev Pura…


Parmalat Fined For Worker’s Death

(BRAMPTON, ON) – Parmalat Canada, a Canada-wide producer of milk and dairy products, fruit juices, and table spreads, has been fined $290,000 after pleading guilty…


Target Stores Leaving Canada

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN) – Today, Target Corporation announced that it plans to discontinue operating stores in Canada through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Target Canada. As a…


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Hydro One Fined For Worker’s Death

(KINGSTON, ON) – Hydro One Networks has pleaded guilty and has been fined $325,000 after a worker was killed while moving power equipment at the…


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Company Fined After Worker Injured

(PETERBOROUGH, ON) – SGS Canada, a company that provides inspection, verification, testing, and certification services, has pleaded guilty and has been fined $55,000 after a…


Kitchener Council Ratifies IBEW Agreement

By Jana Miller (KITCHENER, ON) – Monday evening, Kitchener Council ratified the agreement, reached on November 18, between the city and the International Brotherhood of…


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Bombardier Fined As Worker Injured

By William Lin (TORONTO, ON) – Bombardier Inc, and its aerospace division, has been fined $75,000 after a worker fell from a scissor lift, at…