This week’s Ontario Construction Report. See the latest issue here.
New Construction Act receives Royal Assent: Industry awaits proclamation, regulations
Following Royal Assent just before Christmas, Ontario’s new Construction Act will radically reform industry practices, including payment terms and dispute resolution. But for the first few months this year, it will be business as usual because most of the key legislative provisions still need regulatory implementation and proclamation, and there are many details yet to […]
Weekly OLRB Applications (beginning Dec. 25, 2017 )
Here is the list of applications to the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) for the week of Dec. 25.
Canada’s climate change plan is working, says year-end reports to United Nations
Canada is making a strong progress toward its 2030 climate change goal, according to the country’s Seventh National Communication and Third Biennial Report submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. A year after launching the country’s first clean growth and climate action plan, the Government of Canada has adopted policies and made […]
Pattern Energy and Nigig Power begin construction of largest First Nation’s wind farm in Canada
Pattern Energy Group and Nigig Power Corporation have secured $1 billion in financing for their joint venture, a 300 MW Henvey Inlet Wind farm which will rise on northeastern shore of Georgian Bay. Henvey Inlet Wind will generate clean power through 87 Vestas 3.45 MW turbines with a 136-m rotor diameter and 132-m hub height. […]
CMRAO names Arlani as new CEO and registrar
Ali Arlani has been appointed as the new CEO and registrar of the Condominium Management Regulatory Authority of Ontario, effective Jan. 15. In his new offices, Arlani is expected to rely upon the organization’s guidance to provide licensing services and education to members of the condo management sector. He is replacing Robin Dafoe, who successfully […]