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Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter 06/01/2020
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Major owners paying fast and loose with prompt payment requirements; refusing to pay extra COVID-19 costs: OGCA
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) says some large public sector organizations are playing fast and loose with prompt payment provisions within the Ontario Construction Act and are setting unrealistic contractural requirements for project completions and payments as the construction industry adapts to the COVID-19 pandemic. Clive Thurston, who will […]
Giovanni Cautillo to take helm as OGCA president as Clive Thurston retires
Ontario Construction News staff writer Giovanni Cautillo has been appointed as president of the Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA), representing businesses that build about 70 per cent of the province’s industrial, commercial and institutional projects. Cautillo will work with outgoing president Clive Thurston – who has been at the OGCA for more than 19 years […]
Most ODACC adjudicators still out of pocket as new Ontario Construction Act dispute resolution system gains traction
Ontario Construction News staff writer The new prompt payment adjudication system under the Ontario Construction Act is moving into gear, though so far most of the 57 adjudicators to date have paid out more in fees than they could hope to earn from their work. Ontario Dispute Adjudication For Construction Contracts (ODACC), the agency overseeing […].
GTA records historic record-low new home sales in April with just 771 sales
Ontario Construction News staff writer The GTA new home market crashed with record-low new sales in April, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) says in a statement. It was the lowest April for total new home sales, as well as single-family and condominium apartment sales since Altus Group, BILD’s official source for new […]
DataBid: Current project leads and opportunities
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