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New Report Issued by Canadian Chamber

Today, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce issued a report entitled Opportunity Found: Improving the Participation of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada’s Workforce. The report highlights productive initiatives to improve the workforce participation of Aboriginal peoples and the resulting competitiveness of employers. It also offers recommendations to the federal government and Canada’s businesses on measures both can…

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ARE WE THERE YET? AN EMPLOYER PERSPECTIVE ON WSIB REFORM

Creating a leading-edge workforce requires an effective, solvent, and efficiently managed workers’ compensation system. The OCC has long argued that Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) framework is in need of repair. According to an OCC survey of over 2,000 Ontario businesses, only 36 percent believe that the WSIB provides value for Ontarians. This…

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