Sheraton Centre Toronto
Canada’s flagship Sheraton invites you to experience the allure of our completely refreshed hotel in the heart of downtown Toronto. With a $120 million renovation, no expense was spared to ensure that all of our 1,372 guest rooms were transformed into a vision of modern sophistication. Our downtown Toronto hotel is perfectly located near all of Toronto's attractions and connected to the financial and entertainment districts by way of the PATH, a 16-mile underground network of shops and services. During your stay enjoy shopping, Mirvish Toronto theatres, world-class dining at downtown Toronto restaurants and many Toronto museums are steps away. You’ll stay refreshed and warm in the largest indoor/outdoor heated Toronto pool – open year round. Additionally, we invite you to revel in our newly renovated meeting space and ballrooms, totaling 130,000 square feet. Our team is committed to providing you the highest quality of service during your stay with us; we look forward to welcoming you soon.
Sheraton Centre Toronto
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Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) provides industry-specific health and safety products, training that can be found here.

WSIB’s online services
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is always working to find faster, easier and more efficient ways for employers to do business with us. As part of this work, the WSIB has been adding to their suite of online services, introducing online statements and payments this year. More about online services here.

WSIB Premium Rate Reduction of 13.2% Announced
September 14, 2016: Today, at the WSIB Annual General Meeting, WSIB announced that beginning in 2017 the average premium rate will decline by 5%; the first rate reduction in more than 15 years. The WSIB also announced that another 5-10% total reduction to the average premium rate may be considered between 2018-2019. This  will depend on the health of the economy and other financial results. For rate groups that impact GTHA members:

Rate Group 921: Hotels, Motels and Camping will see a premium rate reduction of 13.2%  from $3.10 in 2016 to $2.69 in 2017.

Rate Group 919: Restaurants and Catering  will see a premium rate reduction of 8.1%  from $1.72 in 2016 to $1.58 in 2017.

The GTHA has been involved in the WSIB file for a significant amount of time.  The GTHA President & CEO Terry Mundell is Chair of the General Business Advisory Committee of the WSIB that meet on a regular basis with WSIB Chair Elizabeth Witmer and President & CEO Thomas  Teahen to provide input on issues that benefit both injured workers and employers.

Read more about the announcement here.

Rate Framework Modernization Update
The WSIB has updated the Rate Framework Modernization website to provide a new message from the Chair and President & CEO announcing the approval of the Rate Framework by the WSIB’s Board of Directors, available here.
 
The WSIB is committed to ensuring the Rate Framework is implemented in a manner that fosters stability. Starting in 2017, the WSIB will undertake further education and outreach efforts, including further discussion on the promotion of occupational health and safety, to ensure a broader understanding of the new approach.