Posts written in : February 2015

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Feb 25
2015

Ontario lien act review experts welcomed by industry

GOVERNMENT by LINDSEY COLE Feb 24, 2015 Original article can be read here. No matter where industry leaders fall on prompt payment legislation, they are encouraged by the province’s announcement of an expert review of the Construction Lien Act, which will include the examination of payment issues. “We’ve been pushing for a lien act review for something […]

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Feb 25
2015

Working at Heights Training: Construction Projects

Issued: January 27, 2015 Content last reviewed: January 2015 PDF Version [ 283 Kb / 2 pages | Download Adobe Reader ] See also: Working at Heights Training Beginning April 1, 2015, employers in Ontario must ensure that workers on construction projects who may use certain methods of fall protection successfully complete ‘working at heights’ training that meets training program and […]

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Posted:
Feb 25
2015

Advantage Steel Monthly – January 2015

Features Features New Year, New Beginnings! Canadian Steel Industry applauds federal government Order to prevent Buy America on Canadian Soil Steel industry calls for Canadian content and reciprocal procurement for the Champlain Bridge Offshore procurement leads to further delays for the Walterdale Bridge PICCA (Partners of CISC Quebec) hold press conference to call for reciprocity […]

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Feb 15
2015

Prompt Payment Ontario – News Release

Issued – Feb. 12, 2015 New organization working for prompt payment in construction Toronto, ON – Representatives from across the entire construction industry have come together to form a new organization committed to getting legislation that would see contractors get paid for completed and certified work within  a defined and prompt timeframe. Prompt Payment Ontario (PPO) […]

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Feb 10
2015

Prompt Payment Ontario

Vol. 1 Introduction Prompt Payment is 33 member organizations strong and growing and in order to keep everyone informed and up to date we will sending out a regular newsletter to the member organizations.  The PPO News will contain updates on what is happening in Ontario with the CLA review, any actions taken by PPO […]

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Posted:
Feb 10
2015

Health and Safety at Work Today – Strategies for improving workplace health and safety.

January 2015 | Issue #9 Health & Safety At Work TODAY is published by the Ministry of Labour Features: New Working at Heights Training Requirements for Construction Projects 2015 Safe At Work Ontario Stakeholder Consultations OHSA Coverage Extended to Unpaid Co-op Students, Other Unpaid Learners Work-related Injury Rates Declining Sector Trends Consultations – We Want to […]

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