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Ontario family receives massive hospital bill as part of LTC law, refuses to pay

A southwestern Ontario woman has received an $8,400 bill from a hospital in Windsor, Ont., after she refused to put her mother in a nursing home she hated – and she says she has no intention of paying it. Michele Campeau and her 83-year-old mother, Ruth Poupard, are caught up in a …

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Ontario hospital workers awarded 6% pay increase, new agreement on agency nurses

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Some 65,000 unionized hospital workers in Ontario have been awarded a pay increase of six per cent over two years in an arbitration decision. Workers represented by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions — CUPE (OCHU-CUPE) and SEIU Healthcare — will have …

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Quebec won’t have to pay $700K to ex-premier Jean Charest

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 5, 2024 12:14 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size A judge has rejected former premier Jean Charest’s $700,000 claim against the Quebec government for abuse of process in connection with a corruption investigation that targeted him and …

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Elon Musk’s X to pay legal bills for Brampton, Ont., doctor chastised over COVID-19 tweets

Elon Musk’s X said it’s funding legal bills for a Canadian doctor previously chastised by regulators for her tweets about COVID-19. In a post to the X News account on Sunday morning, the company formerly known as Twitter wrote that it’s “proud to defend” Dr. Kulvinder Kaur Gill against what …

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Ontario has to pay public sector workers $6B and counting in Bill 124 compensation

Ontario is so far on the hook for more than $6 billion in payments to broader public sector workers as a result of the provincial government’s wage restraint legislation being found unconstitutional. Bill 124 capped salary increases for broader public sector workers at one per cent a year for three years, …

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Public Health Ontario staff awarded retroactive pay as Bill 124 compensation

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 28, 2024 4:41 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Employees of Public Health Ontario labs are set to receive an additional 5.25 per cent in pay increases to compensate for a provincial wage restraint law that was …

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Gender pay gap double in private vs public sector, report says. Why? – National

The gender pay gap for female employees in Canada’s private sector is double that in the public sector, which is doing a better job of narrowing the wage inequalities, according to a report published Wednesday. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) analyzed hourly pay rates in 2023 and to …

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TTC riders will only pay one fare starting Monday as double fares come to an end – Toronto

On Monday, double fares for thousands of transit riders in the Greater Toronto Area will no longer be a thing, as the Ford government’s fare integration policy comes into effect. Starting Feb. 26, the province’s One Fare program will roll out, meaning that any riders that transfer between the TTC …

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Calgary city council opts to not touch salaries after 2.41% pay increase for 2024 – Calgary

Calgary’s mayor and city councillors will keep an automatic pay increase this year after no attempts to freeze or cut the salary bump during a meeting at city hall Tuesday. A mandated pay increase of 2.41 per cent automatically kicked in at the beginning of the year, which follows a …

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Pay transparency laws: How disclosing salary ranges can help or hurt workers

Workers in Ontario might soon have a better sense of how much they’ll be paid for a role, but experts warn proposed legislation announced this week can have a series of knock-on effects that can both help and hinder employees and employers alike. The Ontario government announced plans Tuesday to …

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