News Over 100 new Ontario workplace inspectors hired SHARE ON: Mohamed Fahim, staff Wednesday, Mar. 3rd, 2021 Courtesy of the Ontario Government Over 100 new inspectors have been hired by the province as part of its COVID-19 inspection blitz. Labour Minister Monte Mcnaughton says the new inspectors, set to be fully trained by July 1st, have begun a condensed training program. He says they will be making field visits, with a mentor, within five weeks of their start date. Ontario’s provincial offences officers have conducted over 13,000 COVID-related workplace inspections and investigations province-wide since the beginning of this year. Officers issued over 9,000 orders and just under 400 tickets.