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Ontario Announces Move To Finally Raise Minimum Wage (DETAILS)

At last, the long proposed minimum wage increase will soon come to fruition. According to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Ontario will increase its provincial minimum wage to $15 per hour by January 1, 2019. Although it’s not set to happen for quite a while, the good news, it seems, is that after that it’s implemented, it will increase every year with inflation, and rightfully so. The … Continue reading Ontario Announces Move To Finally Raise Minimum Wage (DETAILS)

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Ontario Students Now Eligible For Free Tuition Following Major OSAP Revamp (DETAILS)

Many young adults in Ontario find it difficult to pursue a post-secondary education given the financial strain associated with attending college or university. Now, however, it seems as though students may not have to worry any longer. The Ontario Student Assistance Program has announced a new program boasting free tuition for upwards of 210,000 students. A press release from the provincial government reads: “Removing the financial barriers to higher learning … Continue reading Ontario Students Now Eligible For Free Tuition Following Major OSAP Revamp (DETAILS)

GOOD NEWS: New Labour Law Recommendations Will Make Life 10x Better For Ontario Employees

The world of obscure updates to laws and legislation often feels like a daunting, inaccessible space for many Canadians. That said, understanding the regulations that impact you as a worker is extremely important as they fundamentally govern how employers can and cannot treat you — and that’s pretty powerful stuff to have in your back pocket. The laws which govern employment in Ontario were basically … Continue reading GOOD NEWS: New Labour Law Recommendations Will Make Life 10x Better For Ontario Employees

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‘F**k China, F**k Mexico’: Canadian Trump Supporter Protests On University Campus Ahead Of U.S. Presidential Election

Many Canadians tend to think of Trump as a problem for our friends south of the boarder to contend with, but lately it seems the stupid has managed to transcend borders and infiltrate its way up north. On Tuesday, a “very aggressive Trump supporter” was spotted outside the main Brock University campus in St. Catharine’s on Tuesday holding a large sign that read: Trump is … Continue reading ‘F**k China, F**k Mexico’: Canadian Trump Supporter Protests On University Campus Ahead Of U.S. Presidential Election