June 9, 2017
Ministry of industry discussing social enterprises with Vision Newspaper Caribbean news

Support for Social Enterprises

The Government is assuring investors in social enterprises that legislation and institutional reforms are being implemented for the sector. According to Director General in the Ministry […]
June 7, 2017
Desmond McKenzie, speaks on the Building Bill to vision newspaper Caribbean news

Debate Begins on Building Bill

Debate on the Building Bill, which seeks to establish a modern legislative framework that will serve to reduce the vulnerability of Jamaica’s built environment and ensure […]
June 1, 2017
Kathleen Wynne in front of microphone discussing the anti-racism doctorate legislation to Vision Newspaper Toronto

Ontario Passes Anti-Racism Legislation

Historic Legislation Promotes Equity for Racialized and Indigenous Peoples Ontario passed legislation today that positions the province as a leader in fighting systemic racism and advancing […]
May 4, 2017
Justice Ministry Reviewing Laws to Update Penalties

Justice Ministry Reviewing Laws to Update Penalties for Breaches

The Justice Ministry has embarked on a review of all Acts and Regulations to ensure that penalties for breaches are in line with current realities. Director […]
March 17, 2017
The House of Representative on telephone tax

House Approves Legislation on Telephone Tax

Legislation was passed in the House of Representatives on March 16 giving legal authority to the Government to collect taxes imposed on certain telephone calls since […]
March 13, 2017
Minister of Finance discussing property tax

New Property Tax Regime April 1

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, has announced that a new property tax regime will be adopted starting April 1. Opening the […]