Occupational Licences and Permits

If you want to practice your trade or profession in Canada as an entrepreneur, or if you are an employer interested in hiring a...

Trademark

A trade-mark is a word, a symbol, a design (or a combination of these features), used to distinguish the wares or services of one...

“All Rights Reserved”: Copyrights

  The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (www.cipo.ic.gc.ca) is responsible for registering copyrights in Canada, and is part of the Copyright and Industrial Design Branch of...

Ontario Profile: ONTARIO PARKS

Ontario Parks is the branch of the Ministry of Natural Resources that administers the provincial parks in Ontario. The Ontario Parks system covers over...

Ontario Profile: GOVERNMENT

The “British North America Act 1867” section 69 stipulated "There shall be a Legislature for Ontario consisting of the Lieutenant Governor and of One...

Ontario Profile: Small Businesses

When Is a Business "Small"? The size of a business can be defined in many ways, by the value of its annual sales or...

Ontario Profile: Education

Education in Ontario falls under provincial jurisdiction. Publicly funded elementary and secondary schools are administered by the Ontario Ministry of Education, while colleges and...

Ontario Profile: Economy

Ontario's economy had its beginnings in the pursuit of natural resources: fur, timber and minerals. The province's many rivers and lakes, particularly the Great...

Ontario Profile: Demographics

With a population of more than 13 million, Ontario is home to about one in three Canadians. More than 85% live in urban centres,...

Ontario Profile: History

With a history that dates back at least 7,000 years, there is much to discover about the events and people that have shaped Ontario. FIRST...

Ontario Profile: Geography

Even people who live in Ontario can have trouble appreciating the sheer size of this province. Ontario is Canada's second largest province, covering more...

Ontario Profile: Introduction

One in three Canadians calls Ontario home. Diverse cultural backgrounds make up this vibrant province, a magnet for industry, the arts and innovation. From its...

Employment Standards in Ontario

Fairness in the workplace is the right of all Ontarians. If you run a business or manage people, you need to know about the...

Workers Compensation in Ontario

Workers' compensation is a form of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits for employees who are injured in the course of employment,...

Labour Relations

Labour Relations Act, 1995: The Labour Relations Act, 1995 governs both the process by which a trade union acquires bargaining rights and the procedures...

Driver Records in Ontario

What you should know about driver records in Ontario Getting a Driving Record: Because of privacy/security issues, personal driving record information, such as your driving...