All posts by Cindy McIntosh

New WSIB Rates in Place January 1st, 2020: Are You Ready?

The new WSIB rate framework model took effect on January 1st, 2020. It  overhauls how most employer premiums are calculated and businesses are classified.   Under the new model, an employer’s premiums will be based on: 1. The average rate for each industry class, based on risk profile and degree of responsibility to maintain the … Continue reading New WSIB Rates in Place January 1st, 2020: Are You Ready?

HHHBA WELCOMES KIRSTIN JENSEN AS THE NEW PLANNER OF POLICY AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

  We are pleased to announce that Kirstin Jensen has joined the HHHBA Team as the new Planner of Policy and Government Relations. Originally from Niagara-on-the-Lake, Kirstin has completed her Masters of Planning in Urban Development from Ryerson University, as well as a Masters of Arts in Political Science from McMaster University, concentrating in Canadian Politics … Continue reading HHHBA WELCOMES KIRSTIN JENSEN AS THE NEW PLANNER OF POLICY AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

Breaking News: Ontario Housing Supply Action Plan Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ontario Housing Supply Action Plan will provide more Housing in Ontario by removing barriers and cutting red tape.  Today Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing released a visionary plan that will remove barriers and provide more housing for the Ontario homebuyers. More Homes More Choice: Ontario’s Housing Supply Action Plan … Continue reading Breaking News: Ontario Housing Supply Action Plan Announcement

Editorial – Greenbelt vs Urban Sprawl

It seems like everyone is talking about the Greenbelt these days. For those in the know, the Crombie report on the Greenbelt and Growth Plan changes is imminent, the result of many months of public consultation and submissions by municipalities, organizations, companies and individuals. For those not as up to date, when the Greenbelt was … Continue reading Editorial – Greenbelt vs Urban Sprawl