Carpenters’ launch days of action to combat tax fraud

TORONTO — The Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario has launched a campaign targeting tax fraud in the underground economy. “You pay your taxes, why should some construction contractors get to cheat?” asked an online post directed at the trade union’s members. “Their tax fraud costs everyone.” The campaign includes a...

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Industry divide escalates with passing of Bill 66

Bill 66, the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2019, received royal assent April 3. The most significant change for the construction industry will be amendments to the Labour Relations Act, 1995, which will deem public bodies as “non-construction employers.” This change allows these public entities to open bidding on construction contracts...

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