Minimum Wage

$14-An-Hour Minimum Wage Kills Small Businesses

As of January 1, Ontario raised its minimum wage from $11.60 to $14.00—a 21 percent increase. This change was enacted thanks to Ontario’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 also known as Bill 148. The Bill was created with the intent of supporting workers and their families to create fairness and … Read More

5 Great Ways To Volunteer

The United Nations General Assembly mandated International Volunteer Day in 1985. It is a global celebration, which takes place on December 5 each year promoting the efforts of local, national, and international volunteers. This year’s theme is #VolunteersActFirst.Here.Everywhere to recognize those who have responded in times of crisis, those who … Read More

Driverless Transport Trucks On Their Way To Canada

You’ve likely heard of self-driving cars, especially with the growing interest in the last few years. Though there is still hesitation to fully integrate them into today’s society, it hasn’t stopped progress. Tesla recently announced its release of the electric Semi, which should be ready for market in 2019 and Canada … Read More

Health Canada Bans Hydrogenated Oils To Encourage Healthy Lifestyles

A shocking 29 percent of all deaths in Canada are caused by heart disease, the second leading cause of death. To resist further health risks, Health Canada has recently announced a ban on partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the main source of artificial trans fat. In order to give the food … Read More

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