"All Rights Reserved": Copyrights

“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 CIPO, an agency of Industry Canada. In addition to copyrights,...
Ontario parks

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 78,000 km2 (30,460sq mi), about 10% of the province's surface...
Ontario Profile: GOVERNMENT

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 House, styled the Legislative Assembly of Ontario." The assembly has...
Ontario Profile Small Businesses

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 shipments, for example, or by its annual gross or net...
Ontario Profile: Education

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 universities are administered by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges...
Ontario Profile: Economy

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 Lakes, made for natural transportation routes. As the population of...
Ontario Profile: Demographics

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, largely in cities on the shores of the Great Lakes. Ontario...
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...