Monthly Archives: January 2012

Parmalat Canada Inc. Fined $100,000 after Worker Injured

London, ON – Parmalat Canada Inc., a producer of milk and dairy products, was fined $100,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was injured.

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada: Government of Canada supports project aimed at fostering intercultural awareness

News Release, Calgary, January 26, 2012 – Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney, today announced financial support for a photographic exhibit honouring Muslim Albanians who rescued Jews during the Holocaust. The exhibit tells the moving story of how the … Continue reading

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada launches online widget to improve communications with immigrants and service providers

News Release. Ottawa, January 25, 2012 – After the overwhelming success of the Come to Canada wizard, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) today launched yet another tool to better serve partners, service organizations and mission sites around the world.

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Provincial Nominee Program Working Well, New Evaluation Shows

News Release. Calgary, January 26, 2012 – The majority of immigrants selected by provinces and territories under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) are succeeding in Canada, according to a newly released study by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).

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McGuinty Government Strengthens Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund

Ontario is implementing changes it first announced in 2010 and reaffirmed in the 2011 Budget by strengthening the Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund (PBGF) to help protect pensioners.

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Fitness Club Operator and Director Fined $130,000 for Employment Standards Violations

January 24, 2012. Brampton, ON – Premier Fitness Clubs Inc., a Mississauga operator of 25 fitness clubs across Ontario, was fined $100,000 today for a violation of the Employment Standards Act regarding wages owed to employees. Neil Proctor, a director … Continue reading

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Manufacturer Fined $70,000 after Worker Injured

January 20, 2012. St. Catharines, ON – Washington Mills Electro Minerals Corporation, a manufacturer of mineral products, was fined $70,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was injured.

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Ontario Paves the Way for Electric Cars

The Ontario government has an ambitious electric vehicle vision to have one out of every 20 vehicles driven in Ontario be electrically powered by 2020. To support this vision, Ontario has announced a number of measures to help individuals, businesses … Continue reading

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Ontario Driver Examination Services

The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario takes the responsibility of managing the safety of our roads very seriously. Our driver exam system is successful and proven. We also have some of the highest testing standards in the world.

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Be Smart about Getting Fit

McGuinty Government Offers Tips To Consumers Joining A Gym With many Ontarians choosing to join a gym or fitness club at this time of year, here is a simple checklist to help you make smart choices and protect yourself:

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