From BDO LLP Canada With vaccinations on the rise and COVID-19 case counts falling in most of the country, there are indications that we’re beginning to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic–and hopefully the worst is behind us. There’s a lot to look forward to as restrictions ease and the economy opens back up, especially for […]

COVID-19 and mandatory vaccination: Ethical considerations and caveats


Policy Brief from April 13, 2021 from the World Health Organization Background Vaccines are one of the most effective tools for protecting people against COVID-19. Consequently, with COVID-19 vaccination under way or on the horizon in many countries, some may be considering whether to make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory in order to increase vaccination rates and […]

COVID-19 vaccinations, the workplace and the law

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Jun 15, 2021 The weekly arrivals of vaccine shipments bring with them the hope that work life will soon return to “normal.” However, it also raises questions. Since business re-openings depend in part on vaccination rates, should employers encourage employees to get vaccinated? To take it a step further, could employers require vaccination as a […]

Saugeen Connects Helps 59 Youth to Start Up Their Own Businesses

Saugeen Connects and SSUP

Saugeen Connects, an economic development partnership consisting of the Saugeen Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) with six municipalities; Arran-Elderslie, Brockton, Hanover, Minto, Wellington North, and West Grey, are providing the opportunity for 59 youth to launch 50 businesses throughout the Saugeen region. These students, from grades 6 to 12, have started various businesses which include; lawn […]

Going it Alone. And Making it Home.

Country Life

Working alone is a fact of life in farming with many tasks requiring that farmers work unsupervised, often for hours at a time. “One quick and easy way to stay safe is to follow a Stop Think Act approach,” says Sandy Miller, Account Manager Agriculture at WSPS. For over 15 years Sandy has worked with partners […]

Scrubs and Scopes 2.0


After a year hiatus thanks to Covid -19, the Durham Hospital Foundation’s annual fundraising golf event is returning! Durham Hospital Foundation invites sponsors for the 2021 Scrubs and Scopes fundraising event with a brand new format. Sponsors will be recognized for supporting the Durham Hospital and receive an in-kind letter for tax purposes. Social media […]

The Cover of CNHR Magazine

Chicory Common has been providing groceries, vitamins, and health & beauty to their clientele for over 20 years. Current owners, David Amonite and Lorna Foster, have been at the helm since 2015. Their vision has remained steadfast: to serve their community and give them the chance to take charge of their health by providing an […]

COVID-19 Inspections: 6 Tips to Promote Compliance

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Mar 15, 2021

COVID-19 inspections: 6 tips to promote compliance
“The province is stepping up enforcement of COVID-19 requirements in Ontario’s workplaces with the training of 100 new occupational health and safety inspectors”, says Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development. “will be in the field in the weeks ahead.” Read More “COVID-19 Inspections: 6 Tips to Promote Compliance”

Keeping virtual H&S training real for new hires

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  Andrew Peller Limited, one of Canada’s largest and most successful winemakers, was in the middle of a large iCloud technology investment to improve efficiency and support growth when COVID-19 hit. “Migrating to a new system and preparing for harvest season is a huge task in itself,” says Lynne Matsell, the company’s EHS advisor. “We then […]

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