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Policy Resolutions Approved at Ontario Chamber AGM

Two policy resolutions developed by your chamber were approved at this year’s Ontario Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting. The first resolution, which was unanimously approved, addresses the issue of Inter-provincial Labour Mobility and calls on the Ontario government to, among other things, collaborate with regulatory authorities and professional bodies to adopt clear inter-provincial occupational…

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Policy Alert: Government Is Considering Taxing Employer-Paid Health and Dental Benefits

The federal government is considering taxing employer-paid health and dental benefits. Along with adding hundreds or thousands of dollars to Canadians’ tax bills, this proposal could cause many employers to stop offering coverage to employees. When Quebec introduced a similar tax, 20% of employers dropped health and dental benefits for employees. Studies suggest the removal of…

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