Annual Report of the Bureau of Industries for the Province of Ontario

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The bureau, 1886
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Includes statistics of agriculture, values, rents, farm wages, loan and investment companies, labor organizations, municipal statistics, etc.
 

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Page 244 - Treasury notes shall be a legal tender in payment of all debts, public and private, except where otherwise expressly stipulated in the contract and shall be receivable for customs, taxes, and...
Page 17 - Cutting was chiefly done during the last week of July and the first week of August.
Page 237 - Resolved, That the report be referred back to the committee with instructions to report a plan of organization in accordance with the following sketch.
Page 244 - The reduction of the hours of labor to eight per day, so that the laborers may have more time for social enjoyment and intellectual improvement, and be enabled to reap the advantages conferred by the labor-saving machinery which their brains have created.
Page 248 - The purposes of any trade union shall not by reason merely that they are in restraint of trade, be deemed to be unlawful so as to render any member of such trade union liable to criminal prosecution for conspiracy or otherwise.
Page 243 - To make industrial and moral worth, not wealth, the true standard of individual and National greatness. • II. To secure to the workers the full enjoyment of the wealth they create, sufficient leisure in which to develop their intellectual, moral and social faculties; all...
Page 243 - To secure to the toilers a proper share of the wealth that they create; more of the leisure that rightfully belongs to them; more societary advantages; more of the benefits, privileges and emoluments of the world; in a word, all those rights and privileges necessary to make them capable of enjoying, appreciating, defending and perpetuating the blessings of good government.
Page 248 - ... to establish a rate of wages, or price of labor or workmanship, at which the workmen shall in future be paid, unless with the mutual consent of both masters and workmen.
Page iii - ... shorter as the mean temperature of the cycle itself is lower or higher. In other words, the duration of the vegetation appears to be in the inverse ratio of the mean temperature ; so that if we multiply the number of days during which a given plant grows in different climates, by the mean temperature of each we obtain numbers that are very nearly equal.
Page 243 - The abrogation of all laws that do not bear equally upon capital and labor, and the removal of unjust technicalities, delays and discriminations in the administration of justice.

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