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Province proposes to expand personal emergency leave, end need for doctor's note

Ontario’s minister of labour was in Ottawa on Wednesday to speak about increased workers’ rights under the province’s proposed Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act.

As part of the beefed-up plan known as Bill 148, Kevin Flynn introduced a revised personal emergency leave policy that would include a minimum of 10 days off per year, with two of those days paid, for all workers, as well as a ban on the requirement for a doctor’s note. 412 more words

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Repulsion (1965)

Repulsion (1965)

Country:  UK

Director: Roman Polanski

Main Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser, Yvonne Fumeaux

Storyline: A young woman is struggling with men in general and is left alone to battle her struggles… 250 more words

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Art of the Day: John Fraser

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Bateman ordered to pay Fraser family £12,500 for logbook theft

Alex Bateman, arriving in court while on trial in January 2017.

Alex Bateman, who was jailed for two years in February for stealing the logbook of Canadian Dams Raid veteran John Fraser, has been ordered to pay £12,500 to Fraser’s widow Doris. 395 more words

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Art of the Day: John Fraser

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Reevely: Liberals happy to take the heat for $15 minimum wage — and there's a lot of it

The Ontario Liberals will look for ways to help small businesses cope with plans to increase the province’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, Ottawa South MPP John Fraser said Wednesday, but the party’s not retreating from the idea. 891 more words

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Reevely: Millions spent to keep doomed Civic going

The old Civic hospital campus is on life support, kept going by regular infusions of money for near-emergency repairs.

The latest is a multimillion-dollar replacement of its main electrical station, a 50-year-old beast in a basement in one of the oldest buildings of The Ottawa Hospital’s oldest campus, which will eat up most of a $6.16-million grant the Ontario government is giving the hospital for major repairs this year. 807 more words

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