May 17, 2012

Highlights from the May 17 Daily Commercial News

Bill C-377, a private member’s bill introduced into the House of Commons by Conservative member of parliament Russ Hiebert, would require trade unions to publicly disclose salaries and expenditures every year. The May 17 issue of the Daily Commercial News has reaction from Merit Canada and labour groups to this proposed legislation, which is currently before the House of Commons finance committee.

In the May 17 DCN, you can also see photos depicting the progress of major construction projects including the new Humber River Regional Hospital. which is under construction in the Downsview area near Highway 401 and Keele Street and would replace three existing hospitals.

For our coverage of Bill C-377, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act (labour organizations), please see the following stories in the Daily Commercial News:

Disclosure bill an attack on unions, says organized labour

Merit Canada, skilled trades launch campaigns on opposite sides of Bill C-377

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