Briefs, Submissions & Backgrounders

Amendments to Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act 2017

Ontario Council sent comments to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs concerning the amendments to Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act 2017. We are supportive of: the increases to minimum wages that an employee is an employee with the onus on the employer to prove otherwise that much of Bill 26, Domestic and […]

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CFUW ONTARIO COUNCIL There are no requests for action at this point. CLUBS There are no requests from Clubs at this point.

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Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 79/10 under the Long-Term Care Homes Act 2007

Working with CFUW Ontario Council, CFUW Southport wrote to express support for the proposed amendments to Ontario Regulation 79/10 under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 (LTCHA). The club’s Issues Group reviewed and discussed the proposed legislative changes, related research materials, and met with staff and families affiliated with local long-term care facilities. With the […]

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CFUW Stratford Appeals for Ban on Sale of Bottled Water at Municipal Facilities and Events

Here are CFUW Stratford Advocacy Committee members at City Hall after Bev Symons (centre) presented our report to the Infrastructure, Transportation and Safety Committee of City Council and appealed for the City to ban sale of bottled water at municipal facilities and events. The Committee referred the issue to staff for a report on how […]

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October is Women’s History Month

October is Women’s History Month in Canada! It’s a time us to celebrate women’s achievements and recognize the trailblazing women who have shaped our country and way of life. This year’s theme is #ClaimYourPlace. As we continue our quest for equality and inclusion in all areas of Canadian life, we need to honour and celebrate […]

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