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Ontario Construction News launches daily newspaper for the province’s construction industry

This Wednesday (May 1), Ontario Construction News starts publishing on a daily schedule. Each morning at 10 a.m. you’ll find a fresh issue on the ontarioconstructionnews.com website with current news, in-depth features, and leads and opportunities provided by DataBid.com. “Our newspaper has been designed to comply with Ontario Construction Act regulations to qualify to publish […]

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Steps for Life: 1,000 reasons to step up

By Susan Haldane Special to Ontario Construction Report For Eugene Gutierrez and his family, there’s one reason and many reasons to be involved in Steps for Life. Eugene’s father Eulogio was killed when he was struck by a piece of mobile equipment while working in an underground mine. Eugene participates in Steps for Life on […]

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April 28: The National Day of Mourning – Commemorating victims of workplace hazards and occupational exposures
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The National Day of Mourning was observed in Canada on April 28 to commemorate workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace related hazards and occupational exposures. In 1984, unions in Sudbury adopted the day to publicly acknowledge workplace injuries, illnesses, and deaths, and the Canadian Labour Congress officially declared the […]

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Ottawa signs $4.6 billion LRT deals: Construction mobilization to start

Contractors will soon begin mobilizing to start work on the $4.6 billion Stage 2 of Ottawa’s Light Rail Transit (LRT) expansion project, even as controversy swirls around the delays in completing the LRT’s first stage and about the way the procurement for the second stage was handled. The city and one of two consortiums working […]

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Carpenters’ Union co-ordinates events to raise awareness of construction industry tax fraud, Bill 66 risks

The Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario (CCDO) has co-ordinated a set of events to raise awareness of tax fraud and the proliferation of the underground economy in the construction industry. The GTA events, scheduled for the US tax filing deadline of April 15 with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCA), included […]
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