Ontario Unemployment

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Ontario's Job Growth On A Tear

TORONTO - Ontario bucked a trend of job losses last month as the only province to make significant gains with 10,600 new jobs.Economic Development Minister Brad Duguid says the latest numbers from Sta...
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Part 3: How Closed Tendering Does Nothing to Help Everyday Workers

Whether it is at the Pentagon, or the Toronto District School Board, the root of the problem is the same -- sweetheart deals made possible thanks to what's called closed tendering, allowing the well-connected to charge ridiculous rates for routine items or work. This is yet another example of outdated government policy that hurts our economy and reduces opportunities for individual workers and businesses.

Part 2: Give Workers the Chance to Say "No" to Old-Time Union Bosses

Sometimes big challenges require big ideas. And big ideas mean big change. Ontario has bounced back before by thinking -- and acting -- with bold strokes. Ontario can again lead Canada in competitiveness and job creation by getting our economic fundamentals right. But a key step will be to open up economic opportunities for individual workers -- not old-time union bosses.
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Part 1: It's Time Ontario Helps Individuals, Not Unions

Ontario can lead Canada again in competitiveness and job creation, but only by getting our economic fundamentals right. A big one is the need to open up economic opportunities for individual workers -- not union bosses. That's what "Paths to Prosperity: Flexible Labour Markets" is all about.