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Preparing Your Business For Growth-The Importance of Employment Contracts

Importance of Employment Contracts

Starting a new business can require a lot of work, time, and money. In most instances, the new business starts small. For the first months or even years, they will consist of one intrepid business owner, trying to expand their clientele, bring a product to market, or improve their service offerings. Yet as these businesses […]

Building Up Employer’s Liability: Who Is An Employer Under OHSA

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There are multiple parties involved in any large-scale construction project. Between property owners, general contractors, subcontractors, etc. there are several ‘cooks in the kitchen,’ all of whom perform varying roles and exercise varying degrees of control within the work. Naturally, everyone involved runs on a busy schedule, and that means that not everyone responsible is […]

Cambridge and North Dumfries – Friend of the Foundation

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(Republication of article from authored by Adriana Van Oostveen) Welcome to our first ever #FriendOfTheFoundationFriday! Every other Friday we will be showcasing one of the many businesses, organizations and individuals who work with the Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation and the amazing work that they do in our community and with the Foundation. This […]

Bill 148: It’s Not Just All About a Higher Minimum Wage

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There’s been much ado lately about the increase to Ontario’s minimum wage (from $11.60 to $14.00 in 2018 and $15.00 in 2019) and the economic impact this hike will have on businesses. If you’ve been following the news, you’ve certainly heard about the backlash certain Tim Horton franchises are facing due to cuts made to […]

Meagan Swan speaks at Cambridge Chamber on Bill 148

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[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”padding-3-percent” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_column_text] Meagan Swan speaks with the Cambridge Chamber Meagan Swan, Partner at Pavey Law, recently did an interview with Greg Durocher, President of the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce.  This topic of Bill 148 has been a focal point of conversation among the […]

October 30th Panel Discussion on Bill 148

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Are you a Small Business owner or employee? Do you really know how Bill 148 may affect you? This is the most radical revision of the Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act since their inception.  The minimum wage issue is only 1 of 173 changes to these acts, and it may be that the […]