Canadian Contractor

Robert Koci   

Contractors protest Ontario WSIB Bill 119

Canadian Contractor Insurance

Contractors from across the province are saying enough is enough and they will no longer accept the WSIB's effort to dig into their pocketbooks to deal with the $14.5 billion unfunded liability.

“Enough is enough,” they called out as they circled the Ontario Legislature to protest Ontario’s Bill 119. For many of the contractors gathered, the bill was adding $6,000 to $10,000 to their insurance bill even though they carried perfectly good private insurance costing less than a 1/4 of the mandated insurance of the WSIB. Listen to the comments of some of the contractors that participated here.

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