Ontario`s unionized carpenters joined colleagues from across the continent in days of action to raise awareness of the underground construction sector and tax evasion. The events also took the opportunity to score points at the same time as the benefits of municipal collective agreements. The campaign. CDCO`s Local 27 is strollTO`s proud sponsor and is helping the city and urban businesses in this challenging COVID time. www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/festivals-events/showloveto/strollto/ Toronto rejected new provincial legislation that opens construction work in the public sector to non-unionized workers and set the conditions for a legal confrontation with those excluded from tendering for projects. Toronto City Council voted overwhelmingly at a meeting Wednesday to withdraw from the legislation, so it is poised to become one. Desiree Smith is one of the few Black women working in construction and she has advice for the City of Toronto if she wants to promote diversity in public construction projects. "Our industry still has a long way to go, but I can tell you, based on my personal history. TORONTO - The Carpenters` District Council of Ontario has launched a campaign against tax evasion in the underground economy. "You pay your taxes, why would some promoters cheat?" asked an online letter to union members. "Your tax evasion costs everyone." The campaign includes a.
DON PROCTER - Of the nine students in the wood pilot course offered at the College of Carpenters and Allied Trades in Woodbridge, Ont., eight are journeypersons or fourth-year apprentices selected by their employer contractors to participate. One of these students is Amanda Howell, who recently worked there. cchf.net/events/ltc-reducing-risk-of-patients-staff-in-a-renovation-designing-the-right-interiors/. . . . . .