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Budget 2019-20

On April 11, 2019, the Ontario government tabled its 2019-20 fiscal budget, “Protecting What Matters Most” that sets out a five-year path to a balanced budget. The budget does not include any changes to corporate or personal tax rates. However…

Equifax to be monitored by the privacy commissioner

In a recent press release dated April 9, 2019, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada found that both Equifax Canada and its US-based parent company fell far short of their privacy obligations to Canadians.

Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1

On April 8, 2019, the federal government tabled Bill C-97, Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1 (BIA 1) to implement certain measures introduced in their fiscal 2019-20 budget or previously announced, subject to legislative approval. The measures found in Bill C-97 that will be of interest to employers include:

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Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., is a trained lawyer called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is still a member in good standing. She practiced business, employment and labour law until 1999. For over 18 years, Yosie has been the Managing Editor of the following publications, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources PolicyPro, HRinfodesk and Accessibility Standards PolicyPro from First Reference. Yosie is one of Canada’s best known and most respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour across the country. Read more
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