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Media Advisory: MPP Rob Milligan Pledges to Stop Trades Tax

Queen’s Park – MPP Rob Milligan will sign a pledge this Friday May 3rd to stop the Liberal government’s new tax that will nail tradespeople, employers and consumers across...

Media Advisory: MPP Rob Milligan Pledges to Stop Trades Tax

Queen’s Park – MPP Rob Milligan will sign a pledge this Friday May 3rd to stop the Liberal government’s new tax that will nail tradespeople, employers and consumers across...

Ontario Tradespeople and Employers Demand Liberal Government Stop The Trades Tax

News Release New tax hit tradespeople Monday and they’re fighting back at Queen’s Park Toronto (April 10, 2013) – Ontario tradespeople and employers from across Ontario took their fight...

Media Advisory: Industry Leaders and Tradespeople Demand Ontario Liberal Government Stop The Trades Tax

Multimillion-dollar trades tax took effect Monday Toronto – Industry leaders and tradespeople will be at Queen’s Park tomorrow to demand the Ontario Liberal Government and Premier Wynne put an...

Ontario Liberal Government Nails Tradespeople with New Tax

Province Wide Trades Tax Takes Effect Today Toronto (April 8, 2013) – The Ontario Liberal government’s controversial new trades tax came into effect today, hitting hundreds of thousands of...

MEDIA ADVISORY: MPP Bailey To Sign The Stop The Trades Tax Pledge

For Immediate Release April 02, 2013 SARNIA, ON – Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey will visit General Maintenance Services in Sarnia on Wednesday and sign a pledge to oppose all...

Media Advisory: MPP Todd Smith To Sign The Stop The Trades Tax Pledge

MEDIA ADVISORY Who: Todd Smith, MPP; Quinte Home Builders Association Where: Quinte Sports Centre, Loading Area Arena A. Belleville, ON When: Thursday April 4th, 2013 Time: 11:30am Notes: This...

Media Advisory: Thompson And Dunlop Stop The Trades Tax

For Immediate Release March 28, 2013 WHO: Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) Garfield Dunlop, MPP (Simcoe North), PC Critic for Apprenticeship Reform WHAT: Lisa Thompson will be signing the “Stop...

Ontario’s New Trades Tax Will Undermine Federal Budget Job Training Initiative

TORONTO, March 22, 2013- The Stop The Trades Tax Campaign warns Ontario’s new trades tax will undermine new federal budget initiatives to support and promote skilled trades. These budget...

Media Advisory: MPP JACKSON PLEDGES TO STOP THE TRADES TAX

For Immediate Release: March 20, 2013 Queen’s Park – On Friday, PC MPP Rod Jackson will sign a pledge to stop the Liberal government’s new tax that will nail...

Media Advisory: Harris to Discuss the Need to Stop Liberals’ New Trade Tax

NEW HAMBURG – On Thursday, March 14, Kitchener-Conestoga MPP Michael Harris will be at Dordan Mechanical Inc. at 10:30 a.m. to discuss the need to stop the Liberal government’s...

Media Advisory: MPP Christine Elliott to Sign “Stop the Trades Tax” Pledge

For Immediate Release: Christine Elliott (MPP Whitby-Oshawa) will be hosting Garfield Dunlop (MPP for Simcoe North) and local stakeholders to sign the “Stop the Trades Tax” pledge. Who:  ...

Julia Munro stands up for local businesses by signing Stop the Trades Tax Pledge

BRADFORD (Friday, March 8, 2013)- In the midst of the largest economic crisis since the Great Depression, the Liberal Government’s Ontario College of Trades is going to increase fees...

MPP Norm Miller Signs Pledge to Stop the Trades Tax

March 8th, 2013 BRACEBRIDGE – Norm Miller, MPP for Parry Sound – Muskoka has joined the fight to stop a Liberal government trades tax that will drive up costs...

Media Advisory: MPP Norm Miller Pledges to Stop Trades Tax

Media Advisory BRACEBRIDGE – MPP Norm Miller will sign a pledge this March 8th to stop the Liberal government’s new tax that will nail tradespeople, employers and consumers across...

Media Advisory: MPP Julia Munro will discuss the College of Trades and sign the Stop the Trades Tax Pledge

MEDIA ADVISORY Who: Ontario PC MPP Julia Munro and local business owners Date: Friday, March 8, 2013 Time: Media availability and photo opportunity at 2:00PM Location: Array Marketing 35...

Jim Wilson Signs Pledge To Stop The Trades Tax

Collingwood (March 1, 2013)- Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson has joined the fight to stop a Liberal government trades tax that will drive up costs for trades people, employers and...

Fedeli Signs Pledge To Stop The Trades Tax

North Bay (Friday, February 22, 2013)- Vic Fedeli, MPP for Nipissing has joined the fight to stop a Liberal government trades tax that will drive up costs for tradespeople,...

MPP Jeff Yurek Signs Pledge To Stop The Trades Tax

For immediate release: February 14, 2013 St. Thomas, ON – Jeff Yurek, MPP for Elgin-Middlesex-London has joined the fight to stop a Liberal government trades tax that will drive...

Media Advisory: MPP Jeff Yurek Pledges to Stop Trades Tax

St. Thomas, ON – MPP Jeff Yurek will sign a pledge this Thursday to stop the Liberal government’s new tax that will nail tradespeople, employers and consumers across Ontario....

Niagara Tradespeople Join Campaign To Stop The Trades Tax

Tradespeople Try to Stop Rising Cost of Hair Cuts, Car Servicing & Calling a Plumber or Electrician Niagara (January 31, 2013) –Niagara construction workers have joined the campaign to...

Stop the Trades Tax Campaign Welcomes Ontario’s Next Premier Kathleen Wynne

Toronto (January 29, 2013) – The campaign to Stop The Trades Tax would like to congratulate Kathleen Wynne in her role as new Liberal leader and Premier-designate of Ontario....

Sudbury and Nickel Belt PC Candidates Sign Pledge To Stop The Trades Tax

Sudbury (January 24, 2013) – Paula Peroni, Ontario PC Candidate for Sudbury and Marck Blay, Ontario PC Candidate for Nickel Belt, joined the fight to Stop The Trades Tax...

Dunlop First MPP To Sign Pledge To Stop The Trades Tax

Orillia (January 18, 2013) – Garfield Dunlop, MPP for Simcoe North and PC Critic for Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Reform, continues to lead the fight in Ontario to Stop...

Media Advisory: MPP Garfield Dunlop To Sign Pledge To Stop Job-Killing Trades Tax

Media Advisory January 17, 2013 Dunlop first MPP to sign Stop The Trades Tax Pledge Orillia – This Friday, Garfield Dunlop will become the first MPP in Ontario to...

Campaign Support Grows in Battle to Stop the Trades Tax

CARAHS & Plumbing Heating and Cooling Contractors Try to Stop Rising Consumer Service Costs Toronto (Jan 16, 2013) – Starting next year a whole host of services will cost more,...

Opposition To McGuinty Government’s Trades Tax Intensifies

Trades Tax Pledge will be sought from Liberal Leadership candidates and all MPPs and candidates in next provincial election Toronto (Dec 11, 2012) – The opposition to the McGuinty...

Stop The Trades Tax Campaign To Announce Seven New Members & Launch MPP Tax Pledge

Media Advisory December 10, 2012 Campaign will call on Liberal leadership candidates to commit to stopping job-killing trades tax  Toronto – The Stop The Trades Tax campaign will be...

London Becomes Stronghold in Battle Over Trades Tax

London (Dec 6, 2012) – Starting next year a whole host of services will cost more, from getting a haircut, a car serviced, wiring, or plumbing fixed–to renovating or...

Mechanics & auto dealers demand McGuinty government Stop The Trades Tax

News Release Toronto (Dec 5, 2012) – Over a thousand automobile dealers and 10,000 auto sector tradespeople across Ontario joined the Stop The Trades Tax campaign today. The trades...

Barrie Tradespeople Join Battle to Stop The Trades Tax

Tradespeople Try to Stop Rising Cost of Hair Cuts, Car Servicing & Calling a Plumber or Electrician Barrie (December 4, 2012) – The Barrie Construction Association, representing over 3,200...

McGuinty Government’s New “Trades Tax” Is Money for Nothing

Media Advisory Toronto, (November 14, 2012)– The Coalition representing over 100,000 Ontario tradespeople and employers says new fees announced today by the McGuinty government’s newest bureaucracy amounts to a...

Timmins Construction Association Joins Campaign to Stop Trades Tax

Timmins (November 1, 2012) – The grassroots campaign aimed at urging the Liberal government to shut down its newly formed Ontario College of Trades gained further momentum today with...

Ontario College of Trades In Full Retreat As Opposition Mounts

News Release Mystery fees, botched ratio reviews & missed deadlines latest proof secretive, disorganized College won’t launch January 1st Toronto (October 25, 2012) – With just 9 weeks to...

Durham Region Home Builders’ Association Joins Campaign to Stop Trades Tax

News Release Oshawa (October 24, 2012) – The Ontario Construction Employers Coalition campaign to urge the Liberal government to shut down its newly formed Ontario College of Trades gained...

Stop The Trades Tax Campaign Applauds PC Party Plan to Shut Down College of Trades

News Release Toronto (October 11, 2012) – Sean Reid, Chair of the Ontario Construction Employers Coalition, released the following statement in support of the Ontario PC Party’s commitment to...

New Tax Bites Thousands of Ontario Tradespeople This Thanksgiving

Media Advisory, Toronto (October 4, 2012) - On the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the Ontario College of Trades is set to announce details of its controversial new...

National Capital Heavy Construction Association Joins Campaign to Stop College of Trades

Ottawa (October 3, 2012) – The Ontario Construction Employers Coalition campaign to urge the McGuinty government to shut down its newly formed Ontario College of Trades gained further momentum...

Ontario College of Trades Not Ready for January 1st Launch

Botched ratio reviews latest proof secretive, disorganized College not ready, never will be ready  Toronto (September 13, 2012) – With just a few short months to go before the...

Ottawa Construction Association Concerned Ontario College of Trades Will Force Quebec Model on Tradespeople

Ottawa (September 6, 2012)– The Ottawa Construction Association, a new member of the Ontario Construction Employers Coalition campaign to urge the McGuinty government to shut down the Ontario College...

K-W Contractors Call on Voters to Support Candidates Committed to Scrapping Trades Tax

Waterloo, ON (August 28, 2012) – As the Kitchener-Waterloo candidates charge towards Election Day, the Grand Valley Construction Association is asking citizens to get informed and send a message...

London and District Contractors Support Campaign to Shut Down College of Trades

Toronto (August 8, 2012)- The Ontario Construction Employers Coalition campaign to urge the McGuinty government to shut down its newly formed Ontario College of Trades gained further momentum today...

Campaign Launched to Stop New McGuinty Trades Tax

Tax to Drive up Cost of Everything from Hair Cut to New Roof Toronto (July 26, 2012) – Thousands of tradespeople and employers from across Ontario have joined forces...

Kitchener-Waterloo Contractors Support Campaign to Shut Down College of Trades

Toronto (July 18, 2012) – The Ontario Construction Employers Coalition campaign to urge the McGuinty government to shut down its newly formed Ontario College of Trades gained further momentum...

Campaign to Shut Down the Ontario College of Trades Gains More Support

Toronto  (July 3, 2012) – The Ontario Construction Employers Coalition campaign to urge the McGuinty government to shut down its newly formed Ontario College of Trades gained further momentum...

Support Grows for Campaign to Shut Down the Ontario College of Trades

Toronto (June 19, 2012) – The Ontario Construction Employers Coalition campaign to urge the McGuinty government to shut down its newly formed Ontario College of Trades gained momentum today with...

McGuinty Government Keeping Results of Trades Tax Consultation Secret

Toronto (June 7, 2012) – The Ontario Construction Employers Coalition fears the McGuinty government’s newly formed Ontario College of Trades is backing down on its commitment to an open...

McGuinty Government Hammers Ontario Tradespeople with $84 Million Trades Tax

Historic new tax offers no benefit to hard working tradespeople Toronto (May 31, 2012) – The Ontario Construction Employers Coalition is calling a proposal to impose membership fees on...