Ontario passes legislation to create ‘fair workplaces and better jobs’

The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act 2017 act will raise the minimum wage, expand personal emergency leave and step up enforcement of employment laws.

By BW Staff Toronto, Ontario — November 22, 2017 — Today, Ontario made huge strides in its efforts to promote fairness to Ontario workplaces and create more security and opportunity for vulnerable workers and their families. The province passed a new legislation, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act 2017, which will primarily affect part-time and […]

Coventry Woodworks restores vintage cars with wood

A 1947 Chevrolet Fleetmaster Woody Wagon rebuilt by Karen Trickett. Karen noted that it was an extensive year-long project with a huge learning curve to boot.

 By Allison Preston Tuesday, November 14, 2017 — Cobble Hill, British Columbia — Coventry Woodworks, a woodworking studio in Cobblehill, Victoria, is no stranger to the wonderful world of cars. Owners Cam Russell and Karen Trickett have decades of experience working with wood, and have found a surprising way to incorporate their love of cars […]