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ACSYS Technologies hires Guy Giorno for strategic advice

Company fights for EI benefits from HRDC

Auto parts manufacturer ACSYS Technologies has hired Toronto lawyer Guy Giorno, former chief of staff to former Ontario premier Mike Harris, to provide strategic advice in its fight to make sure the company's former employees receive employment insurance benefits. The company's Oshawa plant supplied General Motors until its closure last year, and since then, ACSYS has been battling Ottawa in court over the decision by Human Resources Development Canada to deny benefits to hundreds of workers who were left unemployed after the plant closed its doors.

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ACSYS Technologies hires Guy Giorno for strategic advice

Company fights for EI benefits from HRDC

Auto parts manufacturer ACSYS Technologies has hired Toronto lawyer Guy Giorno, former chief of staff to former Ontario premier Mike Harris, to provide strategic advice in its fight to make sure the company's former employees receive employment insurance benefits. The company's Oshawa plant supplied General Motors until its closure last year, and since then, ACSYS has been battling Ottawa in court over the decision by Human Resources Development Canada to deny benefits to hundreds of workers who were left unemployed after the plant closed its doors.

  
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Sunday, July 12, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Politicians, Candidates come out for Toronto Pride Parade, June 28, 2015 June 29, 2015

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On Sunday, Toronto didn't have to wait for the rain to stop for the rainbows to appear, or the politicians. Pictured here, federal and Ontario Liberal leaders Justin Trudeau and Kathleen Wynne, joined by MPs Chrystia Freeland, Carolyn Bennett, and Bob Rae. Candidates Bill Morneau, Salma Zahid, and Bill Blair were there, too.

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NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, really playing up the beard thing at this year's pride.

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Green Party Leader Elizabeth May alongside candidates Gord Miller, Mike Schreiner, and deputy leader of the Green Party of Ontario, Mark Daye.

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A first this year was a Conservative contingent actually walking in the parade. They were calling themselves the LGTBTories. Among them were MP Bernard Trottier, candidate for Toronto-Centre Julian Di Battista, and Status of Women and Labour Minister Kellie Leitch.

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NDP Toronto MPs Matthew Kellway and Craig Scott, with Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and candidate for Toronto-Centre Linda McQuaig.

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Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett carrying the banner with the Women's College Hospital in the parade.

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In an appearance that has sparked some backlash among social-conservative Conservatives, MPPs Jack MacLaren and Lisa MacLeod marched alongside Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Leader Patrick Brown.

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