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 […]
Saugeen Student Start-Up Program (SSUP) enables local youth to become entrepreneurs and run their own summer businesses.
This summer, 50 new businesses will launch Read More “Saugeen Student Start-Up Program”
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 […]
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”
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 […]
While hope grows that we will triumph over the pandemic in the months ahead, employers and employees continue to pose essential questions. We’ve assembled five common concerns shared by employers and employees, and have asked WSPS experts for their insights, and identified useful resources. Have a question that isn’t answered here? WSPS is here […]
With stubbornly high COVID-19 infection rates and a highly infectious variants of the virus in circulation, now may be a good time for workplaces to review or rethink their pandemic protocols. WSPS Health and Safety Consultant Kristin Onorato believes the best tool for this is already available to every workplace – the hierarchy of […]
Employers can use this checklist to make sure their COVID-19 workplace safety plan contains key elements to help protect workers, customers and the general public.
Once local trends of key public health indicators have improved, the province’s 34 public health regions will be gradually transitioned back to a strengthened and revised COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open, with some new and modified measures in place.
The Ontario Small Business Support Grant is now open!
Applications are now being accepted for the new Ontario Small Business Support Grant. This provincial grant will help small Read More “The Ontario Small Business Support Grant is now open!”