Posts written in : August 2014

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Aug 19
2014

Health Canada – Proposed Hazardous Products Regulation

Please see the following information regarding the Proposed Hazardous Products Regulation. Note: the final day for comments is September 8, 2014 Health Canada has released the proposed Hazardous Products Regulation in the Canada Gazette Part 1 for public comment. The proposed regulation will implement the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) in […]

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Posted:
Aug 15
2014

IRONWORKER MANAGEMENT PROGRESSIVE ACTION COOPERATIVE TRUST (IMPACT)

Visits with Contractors in Toronto, Ontario Dr. Cindy Menches, P.E., is the IMPACT Director of Contractor Training and Development. She will be visiting Toronto, Ontario from Thursday, September 25 through Sunday, September 28 to attending the 2014 Ironworkers International Apprentice Competition. During her time in Toronto, Dr. Menches would like to meet with Ironworker Contractors […]

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Aug 11
2014

Is a Drug-Free Workplace a Thing of the Past?

Medical Marijuana Creates a Buzz for Employers Article from MANAGEMENT COUNSEL Employment and Labour Law Update – Sherrard Kuzz LLP Marijuana use for recreational purposes is currently illegal in Canada. However, for the more than 40,000 Canadians who legally use the drug for medical purposes, obtaining it has recently become a lot easier. Effective April 1, 2014, medical […]

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