FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Overwhelming Majority of Ontarians Support Secret Ballot Votes when Joining a Union Ottawa, Ontario – Merit Ontario released a poll today showing an overwhelming majority of Ontarians (72%) support having a secret ballot vote when joining or decertifying a union. Merit Ontario believes a secret ballot is one of the fundamental pillars …Read more
Merit Ontario Calls for Open Tendering on all Parliament Hill Renovation Contracts to deal with Global Pandemic
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, Ontario – Merit Ontario launched a campaign to ensure all Canadian taxpayers receive the best value for taxpayers while renovating the historical Parliamentary Precinct after documents came to light showing that local contractors were barred from bidding on the project. ““We are all in this together. It is an extremely difficult …Read more
City of Toronto the main holdout to adopt rules that would allow all construction companies the opportunity to bid on public infrastructure.Read more
TORONTO—A lawsuit was filed today against the City of Toronto by CLAC, supported by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation,
the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada, and Merit Open Shop Contractors Association.
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 …Read more