Posts written in : December 2017

As part of our mandate to showcase and promote the services of our members, to speak on their behalf whenever required, and keep our partners current with related issues, the following is an active archive of press releases and relevant news articles. If our members have articles they believe would be of benefit to a wider audience, please contact us and we'll include it here.

Posted:
Dec 19
2017

In a Flash-Historic Changes to Ontario OHSA Effective December 14th, 2017

    In the most far-reaching changes made to the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act (OHSA) in over 15 years, the government has moved to, amongst other matters, triple corporate OHS penalties and quadruple individual OHS penalties, effective today. The amendments are made in a Bill titled the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017 (Bill 177).   In this article we discuss […]

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Posted:
Dec 19
2017

2-Minute News | December 2017

· IHSA Safety Talk: Work-related driving · Accreditation standard comment deadline extended · Join your local Fleet Safety Council chapter · CSA Group releases health and safety code for suspended equipment operations · Happy holidays from IHSA IHSA Safety Talk: Work-related driving The holidays are almost upon us. Santa will be making his way from […]

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Posted:
Dec 15
2017

EYE ON ICI – OCS Newsletter – December 2017

READ THE FULL DECEMBER 20117 eNEWSLETTER ONLINE HERE> ‘TIS THE TOOL-TIDE SEASON: OUR 12 DAYS OF CONSTRUCTION GIFT GIVING As the holidays near, OCS staff scoured the internet to come up with our “12 Days of Construction Gift Giving”.  These gifts are perfect for anyone working in the construction industry – whether an apprentice, tradesperson, […]

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Posted:
Dec 6
2017

PPO Third Reading Press Release

Construction Lien Amendment Act Has Passed Unanimously; Prompt Payment Ontario Commends Support for a Stronger Ontario   Toronto, ON (December 5, 2017) – Today, Bill 142, the Construction Lien Amendment Act, was passed with an unanimous vote at Queen’s Park, and marks a pivotal moment wherein the rights and securities of Ontario’s workers will now […]

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Posted:
Dec 6
2017

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report eletter 12/05/2017  See the latest issue here. Ontario Construction Lien Act legislation clears committee, on track for Royal Assent before year end Legislation to dramatically reform business rules for Ontario’s construction industry has moved closer to a year end Royal Assent target when Bill 142, The Construction Lien Amendment Act, […]

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Posted:
Dec 6
2017

EYE ON ICI – OCS Newsletter – November 2017

EYE On ICI… Your Source for ICI Construction-Related News in Ontario! November 2017 – News FEATURE ARTICLE   THE CLASS OF 2017 – COLLEGE OF CARPENTERS AND ALLIED TRADES In front of a proud audience of family, friends and industry representatives, more than 80 apprentices received their certificates of graduation at the College of Carpenters and […]

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