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Worker Injured By Molten Plastic

By Bruce Skeaff (BRAMPTON, ON) – Colortech Inc, a manufacturer of colour concentrated plastic additives, has pleaded guilty and has been fined $80,000 after a…


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Government Indexes Minimum Wage

(TORONTO, ON) – Bill 18, the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, passed third reading with all party support in the Ontario legislature. The…


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Windsor Loses Ford Jobs VIDEO

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – On the heels of a favourable outlook for the auto manufacturing sector, Windsor has been informed of the decision…


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Worker’s Death Results In Hefty Fine

(BRANTFORD, ON) – 2006652 Ontario Limited, carrying on business as Innovative Industries, has pleaded guilty and has been fined $80,000 after a worker suffered a…


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Man Loses Arm To Machinery

(OTTAWA, ON) – McKeown Contracting, a business that provides a variety of contracting services for residential and commercial customers, has pleaded guilty and has been…


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Contractor Fined After Worker Death

By Bruce Skeaff (NEWMARKET, ON) – Ji Nan Li, sole proprietor of a business named Yi Yi Construction, has pleaded guilty and has been fined…


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Niagara Teen Killed In Industrial Incident

By Derek Watson (LINCOLN, ON) – On Friday, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service, Niagara EMS, and West Lincoln Fire Department responded to an…


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Kitchener, CUPE Agree To Terms

(KITCHENER, ON) – Tuesday, Kitchener City Council ratified the agreement, reached on September 5, between the city and CUPE Local 791. The three-year collective agreement…



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Local Firm Giving Back

(WINDSOR, ON) – LucasWorks!, a local recruitment firm with four offices in south-western Ontario, is celebrating its 10th anniversary by honouring the community, clients, and…