Industry Update

Ontario Government introduces Working for Workers Five Act

Information supplied by Sherrard Kuzz On May 6, 2024, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 190, Working for Workers Five Act, 2024. If passed, Bill 190 will amend, among other things, the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”), Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”) and Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (“WSIA”). Changes to the ESA a. New requirement for a job posting Bill 190 will require every publicly advertised job posting to include a statement disclosing whether the posting is for an existing vacancy, as opposed to creating a pool of applicants for a future vacancy. The government may set out

By |May 17th, 2024|Categories: Industry News, Industry Update|Comments Off on Ontario Government introduces Working for Workers Five Act

Mitutoyo Canada Inc. has appointed Ravi Prasad as vice president of sales and service

Ravi Prasad was recently appointed as Mitutoyo's vice president of sales and service. Mitutoyo photo Mitutoyo Canada Inc. has appointed Ravi Prasad as vice president of sales and service, effective Jan. 1, 2024. Matt Dye, president of Mitutoyo America Corporation and Mitutoyo Canada Inc., will continue in his current capacity as head of the organization. Prasad’s career began in the manufacturing sector after his graduation from Conestoga College in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program. Over the past 24 years in the industry, Prasad has used his foundation in the field of engineering to be a resource to his

By |March 27th, 2024|Categories: Industry News, Industry Update, Member News|Comments Off on Mitutoyo Canada Inc. has appointed Ravi Prasad as vice president of sales and service

Automotive sector, what is happening in Mexico

Are you interested in learning more about Mexico’s Automotive, and the opportunities for your company? This free webinar, organized by the Government of Ontario in collaboration with the National Auto Parts Industry Association -Mexico and presented by Francisco N. González Díaz, offers an excellent opportunity for Ontario companies to gain insights into the “nearshoring” context, that Mexico is experiencing as a new wave of rapid production growth enhancing the Automotive ecosystem. Mr. Gonzalez has represented the interests of more than 900 auto part companies in Mexico since he was elected executive president of the National Auto Parts Industry Association (INA)

By |March 14th, 2024|Categories: Industry News, Industry Update|Comments Off on Automotive sector, what is happening in Mexico

Free Workshops: Exploring opportunities in the EV supply chain

Invest WindsorEssex will host four workshops to "Explore opportunities in the EV supply chain" in partnership with Invest in Hamilton and delivered through Automobility Enterprises and PEM Motion. These workshops are funded by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). Register for any of these free in-person events to examine the best practices for manufacturing various components in an electric vehicle's drivetrain. Each workshop includes: Battery production from cell through packs Electric motors, with a focus on new hairpin technologies Fuel cells and some of the challenges the industry faces An overview

By |March 14th, 2024|Categories: Industry Update|Comments Off on Free Workshops: Exploring opportunities in the EV supply chain

Registration Now Open: FABTECH 2024

Improve productivity, increase profits and discover new solutions for all your metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing needs at FABTECH Canada, which is returning to Toronto from June 11 to 13. Not only can you watch demonstrations on the exhibit floor and compare products side by side, but you can also connect with experts in your field at conference programs and special events such as leadership exchange panels, keynote presentations and networking receptions. Registration and more information is available here.

By |March 5th, 2024|Categories: Announcement, Industry News, Industry Update|Comments Off on Registration Now Open: FABTECH 2024

Up to $20,000 available for employers to hire & train apprentices

Support Ontario Youth is pleased to partner with ApprenticeSearch.com to offer employers up to $20,000 in grants for hiring and training first-year apprentices in the Construction and Manufacturing Trades. Financial incentives as part of this program include: $5,000 per apprentice per year for a max of two Level 1 apprentices per employer; or $10,000 per apprentice per year for a max of two Level 1 apprentices if the apprentice identifies as being from an under-represented group. All it takes is 5 minutes or less to know if you qualify. For starters, do you fit this criteria: Have you hired a

By |February 21st, 2024|Categories: Industry News, Industry Update, Member Help|Comments Off on Up to $20,000 available for employers to hire & train apprentices
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