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Merit’s Annunal OpenShop Golf Tournament June 26th, 2019

Summer is almost here and that means Merit’s Annual Open Shop Golf Tournament is just around the corner. The tournament is slated for Wednesday, June 26th at Piper’s Heath Golf Club and we want to see you and your company there! Where: Piper’s Heath Golf Club 5501 Trafalgar Road Milton, ON L9E 0Z5 When: Wednesday, …

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Merit Ontario applauds the Ford Government for passing Bill 66

April 2, Toronto – Merit Ontario today welcomed the passage of Bill 66 which contains provisions to allow all qualified contractors and workers to bid on public infrastructure in Ontario. “This legislation will save taxpayers millions of dollars by increasing competition and lowering prices for public construction projects in Ontario.” said Michael Gallardo, Executive Director …

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Poll: Ontarians want secret ballot elections for unions, back allowing non-union companies to bid for government work.

Toronto—The overwhelming majority of Ontarians support requiring a secret ballot vote to form a union and allowing non-union construction companies to bid and work on government projects. These are two findings from a survey released today by Merit Ontario. The survey found that nearly three quarters (73 per cent) of Ontarians think a secret ballot …

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News Release: Bill 53 – Transparency is important for a competitive Ontario

May 1, 2018 Bill 53 Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Merit Ontario Slams Wages Bill Process for Opportunism Transparency is important for a competitive Ontario Toronto—Merit Ontario strongly opposes the Government Contract Wages Act, 2018 (BILL 53) and the process the government is undertaking to ensure that no debate or industry consultation is allowed on this …

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