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More education needed for workplace safety

Stop the killing. Enforce the law. This is the slogan of a new workplace safety campaign launched by the United Steelworkers of Canada (USW). On February 5, members of the campaign presented in front of Hamilton’s city council. Its goal was to convince councillors to bring more pressure on provincial ...

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Ontario expands eligibility for 30% Off Tuition Grant

Ontario’s Ministry of Training, College and Universities has expanded the eligibility requirements for the 30% Off Tuition program. The 5,600 Mohawk College students who collect from the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) will no longer need worry about filling out a separate application to receive their 30%-Off rebate; they will ...

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Drive safely this holiday season

Those who find themselves unable to drive home after a holiday party this December will have a safe solution. The Burlington branch of St John Ambulance is implementing a free program, run by volunteers, to help partiers who have imbibed get home safely. On Friday and Saturday evenings throughout December, ...

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Toys for tots (from careless drivers)

Parking offenders in Red Deer, Alberta, are able to pay their parking tickets with donated toys instead of cash. Inspired by a similar movement that began in Kingston, Ontario, parking coordinator for the City of Red Deer, Fred Dieno, said by phone that the program has been hugely successful. “We’ve ...

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