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Saskatchewan employer obligations on election day

The next provincial election in Saskatchewan is scheduled for Monday, November 7, 2011. Employers have certain obligations to employees under the Saskatchewan Election Act.

 

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Election fever across the country

Hey Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Ontario, PEI and Yukon! You’re going to the polls soon to elect new governments (or to re-elect new versions of old ones). It is not always easy to see how elections make a difference in daily life, so it might not seem very important, but different governments make different choices with respect to public services, economic management, crime prevention and the environment, among many other things. If you think of something that is important to you, or that you enjoy doing, the government probably has some influence over it.

 

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Liberal promise of immigrant tax credit is a divisive issue

Most Ontario residents are already aware of the recent controversy that has brought immigration to the forefront of the upcoming provincial election. It started with the Ontario Liberal pledge to offer tax credits of up to $10,000.00 to employers who hire new immigrants in Ontario who have been here for five years or less. Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak responded by calling it an “affirmative action” program.

 

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Yukon Territory employer obligations on election day

On September 9, 2011, the Yukon Territory announced that they will go to the polls on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. Employers have certain obligations to employees under the Yukon Election Act.

 

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Ontario employer obligations on election day

The next provincial election in Ontario is scheduled for Thursday, October 6, 2011. Employers have certain obligations to employees under the Ontario Election Act. On September 7, 2011, the month-long campaign for voters’ hearts and minds was officially underway. Liberal Leader Dalton McGuinty asked Lt.-Gov. David C. Onley to officially end the 39th legislative session and sign the election writ. That formality now complete, the lawn signs are coming out and political parties in Ontario have kicked their campaigns into high gear.

 

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Manitoba employer obligations on election day

The next provincial election in Manitoba is scheduled for Tuesday, October 4, 2011. Employers have certain obligations to employees under the Manitoba Election Act. The writs have been issued for Manitoba’s 40th general election providing for a 28-day election campaign. The lawn signs are out and political parties in Manitoba have kicked their campaigns into high gear.

 

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Prince Edward Island employer obligations on election day

The next provincial election in Prince Edward Island is scheduled for Monday, October 3, 2011. Employers have certain obligations to employees under the Prince Edward Island Election Act.

 

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Newfoundland and Labrador employer obligations on election day

The next provincial election in Newfoundland and Labrador is scheduled for Tuesday, October 11, 2011. Employers have certain obligations to employees under the Newfoundland and Labrador Election Act.

 

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