Category Archives: Safety

Will TTC’s Drug Testing Policy Stand Up in Court?

It’s been three months since the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) began administering random drug and alcohol tests on its employees. More than 300 employees have undergone the test in that time — eight have tested positive. Last month, the TTC … Continue reading

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CTV Kitchener Cuts Sports Division: Will Kitchener Employment Lawyers Soon Have Their Hands Full?

Earlier this year, CTV announced cuts to local news stations around the country. Among the cuts were the long-standing sports division of CTV’s Kitchener branch. The end of local sports programming is a sad loss to a community and its … Continue reading

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What’s In Ontario’s New Anti-Racism Law?

  The provincial government has introduced the Anti-Racism Act, 2017, which provides for various measures to address systemic racism in Ontario. In February 2016, the government of Ontario formed an anti-racism directorate. Headed by Minister of Children and Youth Services … Continue reading

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5 Things You Should Know About Consumer Rights in Ontario

Have you ever experienced buyer’s remorse, or entered an agreement that wasn’t all that you bargained for? It’s times like these when you wish you knew more about your consumer rights. To start, here are five important points about consumer … Continue reading

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Ontario Snowmobile Laws in Need of Reform

Ontario’s snowmobile laws are in focus following the death of an 11-year-old girl on February 1st. Amanda Huxley was driving her snowmobile across a highway south of Iroquois Falls, ON when a transport truck struck her. She was taken to a nearby … Continue reading

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Computer Glitch Brings Down Canadian Police Database

For twelve hours, Canadian police lost access to a crucial database – all thanks to a computer glitch. The Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) is a massive computer database run by the RCMP. Police forces across the country use CPIC … Continue reading

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Ontario Cracks Down On Tow Truck Operators

The Ontario government has introduced new rules for tow truck operators. Amendments to the Consumer Protection Act, 2002 intend to protect consumers from unscrupulous towing companies, reduce insurance fraud, and cut down on accidents involving tow trucks. The change comes … Continue reading

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Canadian Government Safety Regulations

It is the exclusive responsibility of the manufacturer to guarantee that the products they produce are safe. This has its own pros and cons and different people have different opinions about it. However, in Canada, the cosmetic companies are regulated … Continue reading

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