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ORHMA In the Media

Liquor licensing impasse resolved - Toronto Star

Parkdale’s interim control bylaw repealed by Toronto Council
- Inside Toronto

Is Airbnb legal in Ontario?
- Toronto Star

Settlement offered on Queen St. restaurants
- Toronto Star

ORHMA Elects New Board Members - Hotelier Magazine

Foodservice industry reacts to minimum wage hike - Ontario Restaurant News

Celebrating Simcoe County hospitalityOntario Restaurant News

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Harper Government Cuts Employment Insurance Premiums - 2015 ORHMA applauds the federal government’s efforts to find some relief for small businesses. While Canada has been faced with stubbornly sluggish job growth numbers, the federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver has announced a cut in employment insurance premiums... read more >>
Is it the Minimum Wage? - Loss of Part-Time Work Costs Ontario Statistics Canada released the employment data for August showing that part-time employee jobs in Ontario fell by 26,100 costing the province 7,900 net jobs. The full time employment increased by 18,100 jobs.  Unemployment rate ended up at 7.4 per cent a drop from 7.5 per cent. Since the 2008 recession Ontario has... read more >>
Air Canada on Aviation Fuel Tax  The recent Liberal government’s budget announcement of a higher aviation fuel tax it has brought condemnation from the tourist industry. With a reputation of the highest airport costs in the world Lester B Pearson International Airport is missing out on incremental flight landings.  Uncompetitive expenses force airlines to use other North America airports. Recently Air Canada’s CEO Calin Rovinescu voiced his concern of Ontario’s tax hike calling it a “bad idea”... read more >>
The LCBO and The Beer Store  When Minister of Infrastructure Brad Duguid announced recently that prime Toronto land owned by the LCBO will be sold, this news gained wide coverage on the pluses and minuses of the province’s net profit success. The land is comprised of 11 acres in the city’s downtown area adjoin to the waterfront. Proposals will be open soon with the highest bidder estimated to be... read more >>
WSIB Premium Rates Frozen for 2015   This past week the WSIB announced that the 2015 Premium rates will be frozen to the existing rates. This is welcoming news as this is the 2nd year of freezing these rates to 2013 levels. The ORHMA President and CEO, Tony Elenis, met with WSIB’s President and Chair on Monday Aug 11th on the premium rate presentation to sectors. Contributors to freezing the rates include: the sufficiency ratio from 2012 to March 2014 showed improvement, lower claims and more timely adjudication , health services and overall return to work performance... read more >>
Ontario Made Pension Plan - Expensive  The Fraser Institute has released a study that claims Pension Plans have many hidden expenses with Ontario’s planned pension model raising concerns of being associated with large costs. The Ontario Retirement Pension Plan’s (ORPP) is to roll out in 2017 but details surrounding it are yet to be released. The Fraser report points out that Canada’s Pension Plan (CPP) more than tripled in recent years. It goes on to raise “bad news” for those in the workforce taking away their wages and benefits especially in the future. .... read more >>
Ottawa Public Health Implementing a Food Inspection System  Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is considering implementing a food inspection.  The ORHMA has been contacted on this and is involved.  While Windsor has a STAR system and Toronto a three colour flag system Ottawa is studying what is best for that city. New York restaurants operate with a letter grade... read more >>
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