Posts written in : November 2015

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Nov 23
2015

Ontario Government News Release – Ontario Accepts Recommendations to Strengthen the Ontario College of Trades

Province Committed to Supporting Skilled Trades November 20, 2015 10:00 A.M. | Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Ontario is strengthening the industry-driven governing body responsible for promoting and modernizing skilled trades in the province. The province, in partnership with the Ontario College of Trades, has accepted the recommendations made by former Secretary of Cabinet Tony […]

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Nov 9
2015

Ontario’s Construction Lien Act Review Moves to Next Phase

by IAN HARVEY Nov 6, 2015 With its information package distributed to the industry, the Ontario review of the Construction Lien Act (CLA) is in its consultative phase and has asked for an extension to complete the task of reporting to the government. “We have something like 60 stakeholders with 30 deputations and we’re just finalizing the […]

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Nov 6
2015

Economic Returns of Public Infrastructure Investment Will Be Massive

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – October 28, 2015) – A new report by the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis (CANCEA) shows that the economic importance of public infrastructure investment is vastly greater than previously found using traditional economic models. Using unique agent-based modelling, CANCEA found that public infrastructure investments generate an economic return on real GDP that […]

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Nov 3
2015

Construction Action Plan – Consultation Stakeholder Survey

Attention Committee Members, As you are aware the MOL is currently hosting Construction Health and Safety Action Plan (CHSAP) consultations in strategic locations across the province. If you are not able to attend one of these session (schedule attached) or would like to provide further comment on the Construction Health and Safety Action Plan (CHSAP) […]

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