Media Advisory: Merit Canada is available for comment on Bill C-377

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Terrance Oakey, President of Merit Canada, is available for comment following the House of Commons vote on Bill C-377, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (requirements for labour organizations).

Merit Canada is the national voice of Canada's eight provincial Open Shop construction associations. Open Shop companies and workers build more than 70% of the industrial, commercial/institutional, and residential construction projects coast to coast to coast. As of June 2011, the Canadian construction sector employed 1.26 million Canadians with 900,000 working in the "open shop" sector.

SOURCE: Merit Canada

For further information:

Terrance Oakey
President, Merit Canada
terrance.oakey@meritcanada.ca
(613) 601-2350