Ontario history

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 NATIONS Artifacts and archaeological excavation that show human habitation of what...
Ontario geography

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 than 1,000,000 square kilometres (415,000 square miles) - an area...
Ontario Niagara Falls

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 varied landscape, to thousands of lakes, to fantastic tourism spots,...
Employment Standards in Ontario

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 Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA). If you are employed in...
Workers Compensation in Ontario

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, in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee's right to...
Labour Relations

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 by which trade unions and employers engage in collective bargaining;...
Driver Records in Ontario

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 status (including suspensions, demerit points, etc.) can only be provided...