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Vendor Performance: As outlined in the pdf_miniProcurement Policy, Support Services has initiated a Vendor Performance program that will be used to improve relationships, increase communication and document issues with vendors.
Vendors may be suspended from bidding on any request for bids in a case where the performance of a Vendor has been unsatisfactory.


WSIB Changes for 2013:
As a result of changes to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997, independent operators, sole proprietors, some partners in a partnership and some executive officers who work in construction will be required to have WSIB coverage effective January 2, 2013. For more information regarding these changes, go directly to the WSIB website.

All contractors completing work on County property are required to provide a valid Certificate of Insurance and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board documentation as stipulated by the County contract administrator.


Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA):
ODA was passed by the Ontario legislature with the goal of creating standards to improve accessibility across the province. The AODA allows the government to develop standards specific to accessibility that are designed to make Ontario more accessible. The first accessibility standard to be developed came into effect January 1, 2008, in the form of Ontario Regulation 429/07, "Accessibility Standards for Customer Service" (the Standard).

AODA was passed by the Ontario legislature with the goal of creating standards to improve accessibility across the province. The AODA allows the government to develop standards specific to accessibility that are designed to make Ontario more accessible. The first accessibility standard to be developed came into effect January 1, 2008, in the form of Ontario Regulation 429/07, "Accessibility Standards for Customer Service" (the Standard).

Under the Standard, Haldimand County must, by January 1, 2010, have trained contractors and goods & service providers (herein referred to as Contractors) who interact with the public or other third parties on the County's behalf. Contractors are fully responsible for providing Accessible Customer Service training to all of their staff who provides these services. A Contractor representative with delegated authority must return a signed pdf_miniCompliance Form for Contractors to the designated County contact prior to the initiation of any contracted works.

To assist Contractors in training their staff, Haldimand County has developed pdf_miniAccessible Customer Service for Contractors, which is a training document for Contractors and Goods & Service Providers.

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