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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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