It remains to be seen how the changes to the B.C. building code will be applied. The head of the GVHBA has been quoted as saying the changes will add $5,000 to $10,000 to the cost of a new house.
In most countries worth living in, unions do have tax-free status. But only in Canada is that allowed without openness and audited books.
Robert Sloan, Langstaff and Sloan, weighs in Bill C-377, which would force unions to open up their books to the public.
“In my case I do flooring and I have to pay $7.50 to WSIB for each $100 I make.”
“Unions no longer serve the members they so adamantly say they are trying to protect.”
Bill C-377: The government forcing a private entity (a union) to make their financial statements public is downright scary.
Mike has worked in both the union and non-union side of the electrical business for 25 years. Though he’s a conservative, he hates the proposed Harper government legislation to force unions to publicly disclose their spending.
Is it really a good idea to tell the public not to pay electricians until a Certificate of Inspection has been produced? Really?
Obviously the Electrical Safety Authority takes its job more seriously than the College of Physicians and Surgeons does.
Union interference took down Lorne’s Electric and its owner, Eric Glahs. So who cares? Does IBEW care? Tell us what you think.
“She’s bought her first house, and she wants to play Martha Stewart. Unfortunately, she has the budget of Wilma Flintstone.”
An accident involving your tools, because you didn’t lock them out, or tag them out, can have severe legal consequences for you.