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  • Canada Not Ready for New Wave of Asylum SeekersSeptember 20, 2017

    By: Nicolas Di Nardo Canada is not ready to handle a second wave of asylum seekers who may be fleeing the United States, especially when the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is going to expire between January and March 2018. In August alone, 5,712 refugee claimants arrived in Canada, which calculate … Read more »

  • WSIB to Re-examine Rejected Claims from Former General Electric EmployeesSeptember 20, 2017

    By: Nicolas Di Nardo Between 1945 and 2000, General Electric’s factory in Peterborough was the epicenter for many work-related illnesses among employees and retirees, a study of chemical exposures at the plant reveals. This however, is nothing new. GE’s plant workers built household appliances, dies … Read more »

  • Amendments to the Residential Tenancies ActSeptember 19, 2017

    On Friday, September 1, 2017, changes to the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (“RTA”) affected how landlords can terminate a tenancy. Bill 124, Rental Fairness Act, 2017 amended some of the RTA provisions on terminating a tenancy. The amendments provide renters with more protections. Background Under … Read more »

  • Sears Pension Issues shows a Need for DiversificationSeptember 19, 2017

    By: Nicolas Di Nardo Sears Canada pensioners are still fighting for a payout, and some are shocked to see what they’re receiving from their pension due to the company’s insolvency process. Sue Earl, a 38-year Sears Canada employee recently found out she would only get 81 per cent of the value of her … Read more »

  • Google Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Gender PaySeptember 18, 2017

    By: Nicolas Di Nardo Google is under fire yet again with another lawsuit, this time, it has to do with gender-based pay discrimination at their headquarters in Mountain View, California. As much as 90 women have responded to lawyer James Finberg’s call to determine how man women have been discrimina … Read more »