Posts written in : April 2019

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.

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Apr 15
2019

COCA Newsletter – April 2019

Welcome to COCA’s monthly Newsletter. Unless noted otherwise, all articles written by COCA President, Ian Cunningham. View this newsletter as a web page. Bill 66 Passes Third Reading and Receives Royal Assent The much-followed Bill 66 Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018 passed Third Reading in the Ontario Legislature on April 2nd and received Royal Assent […]

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Apr 15
2019

COCA – 2019 Ontario Budget Highlights

Finance Minister, the Hon. Vic Fedeli presented the Ford government’s first budget Thursday entitled “Protecting What Matters Most.” Critics were concerned that the Government would slash programs and services. The budget plan, however, is the highest-spending budget in provincial history. Download the PDF here: COCA 2019 Ontario Budget Highlights View the budget and budget documents […]

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Apr 15
2019

BULLETIN – Government of Ontario Releases 2019 Budget

This afternoon Ontario’s Minister of Finance, the Hon. Victor Fedeli, revealed the Government of Ontario’s 2019 Budget. Titled Protecting What Matters Most, the document is focused on a five-year path to a balanced budget, a continued commitment to reduce regulatory burdens for business, significant spending in infrastructure including subways and investments in child care. The […]

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Apr 12
2019

OCS Insights: 2018 ICI Building Permit Values Drop Off After 2017 All-Time-High

2018 ICI Building Permit Values Drop Off After 2017 All-Time-High Ontario’s ICI permit values totalled $13.4 billion in 2018, down 9% from 2017’s record high of $14.8 billion. Despite the modest decline, commercial permit values reached an all-time high of $7.5 billion last year, up 5% compared to 2017. Ontario’s institutional permit values fell by […]

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Apr 12
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | April 8, 2019

See the latest magazine issue here. Bondfield receives court protection from creditors as surety claims mount to record levels Bondfield Construction Company Ltd. has been granted court protection from its creditors as it faces more than 200 lawsuits and creditor claims, while its surety provider provides funds to keep the business open and allow it […]

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Apr 12
2019

CISC Monthly Bulletin | March 2019

Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available! Profile your organization & boost your visibility at the 2019 Canadian Steel Conference! Learn More TRADE & INDUSTRY NEWS U.S. International Trade Comission Rules in Favour  of Fabricated Structural Steel Trade Case On February 4, 2019, the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) initiated an anti-dumping (AD) and subsidy (CVD) trade […]

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Apr 2
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | April 1, 2019

See the latest magazine issue here. Niagara Construction Association member Tom Rankin wins 2018 CCA Person of the Year Award Niagara businessman and construction icon Tom Rankin received the 2018 CCA Person of the Year Award during the national association’s annual conference in Bermuda in March. These awards recognize the important contributions of individuals, companies […]

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Apr 2
2019

WSIB Practices and Procedures: What You Need To Know To Improve Claims Management and the Bottom Line – Workshop – May 2, 13 & 15, 2019

WSIB Practices and Procedures: What You Need To Know To Improve Claims Management and the Bottom Line HALF-DAY INTENSIVE WORKSHOP Effective management of WSIB claims and appeals can make a significant difference to the bottom-line. This half-day workshop will help you acquire the tools you need to confidently address key issues in WSIB claims management. […]

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Apr 2
2019

Ontario Supporting Stable Labour Relations

Ontario Supporting Stable Labour Relations March 7, 2019 1:00 P.M. | Ministry of Labour   New digital resources will help organizations save time and money The Ontario government is working for the people to make it easier to access labour relations services and information by reducing onerous paperwork and red tape, while contributing to a stable […]

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