Tag: Bill C-3

Ontario Man Charged for Allegedly Intimidating Health-Care Worker

An Ontario man who allegedly made intimidating phone calls to a health-care worker has been charged under a federal law created last year amid protests against the government’s COVID-19 measures. Louis Mertzelos, a 58-year-old resident of Windsor, allegedly made several phone calls to the office of Ottawa family physician Dr. Nili Kaplan-Myrth, according to an Oct….

Government Open to Amending Paid Sick Leave Bill It Wants Passed by Week’s End

OTTAWA—Labour Minister Seamus O’Regan says the government is open to amending legislation that would provide 10 days of paid sick leave for federally regulated workers. O’Regan acknowledges that at least two provisions in Bill C-3 could undermine the objective, which is to ensure ill workers don’t have to choose between going to work sick or…