Provincial proposal would allow developers to hire own building inspectors

Chris Fox, Published Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:37AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:59AM EST City staff are raising concerns about a provincial proposal that could allow developers to hire their own independent building inspectors. In September, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing released a discussion

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Province unveils new animal welfare legislation, to hire inspectors

TORONTO — Ontario’s solicitor general is expected to introduce new animal welfare legislation today. Sylvia Jones says the bill – dubbed the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act – will include a number of new criminal offences that prohibit animal cruelty. Under the new legislation, more provincial inspectors would be hired

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Labour ministry inspectors to conduct safety blitz to prevent common injuries

TORONTO – Inspectors from the provincial Labour Ministry will hold a workplace safety blitz in an effort to prevent the most common worker injuries. Labour Minister Monte McNaughton says the three-month project will see inspectors focus on musculoskeletal injury and respiratory illness prevention. In 2017, musculoskeletal injuries accounted for approximately

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