Province Raising Minimum Wage, Providing Equal Pay for Part-Time and Full-Time Workers, Paid Sick Days, and Expanded Paid Leave
Earlier today, the provincial Financial Accountability Office (FAO) released a report assessing the financial risks associated with Ontario’s Nuclear Refurbishment Plan. The plan pertains to refurbishing ten nuclear reactors at Darlington and Bruce Power and extending the life of Pickering, at an estimated total capital cost of $25 billion.
The European Union (EU) is Ontario’s second largest trading partner and a key market for Ontario’s technology, products and services.
Ontario exported $20 billion in goods to the European Union in 2016, an 8% increase over 2015 and a 54% increase over ten years ago.
The City is experiencing a period of unprecedented growth. Economic Development Services is tracking over $4.7 billion in current development and proposed investment in the city. This year, the Conference Board of Canada projects that Oshawa will have the fastest-growing economy among mid-sized Canadian cities. Oshawa’s unemployment rate has also reached its lowest point in a decade.