Posts written in : January 2021

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Posted:
Jan 29
2021

BULLETIN: Review of Ontario’s 2020 ICI Permit Values

Statistics Canada released the remainder of 2020’s building permit values this morning, which show that despite the economic disruptions caused by the pandemic, ICI permit values have only seen a modest decline in Ontario this calendar year. Highlights of the OCS’ Review of Ontario’s 2020 ICI Permit Values include: Commercial permit values reached an all-time […]

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Posted:
Jan 22
2021

Office of the Employer Adviser Invitation to FREE Webinars

The Office of the Employer is hosting a series of FREE webinars on various WSIB topics. Join us for these informative sessions by registering below: Office of the Employer Services – WSIB update Jan 26, 2021 | Time: 2:00 pm ET Click Here To Register This webinar outlines the Office of the Employer services available […]

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Posted:
Jan 18
2021

Briefing Note: Ontario Declares Provincial Emergency – Effective January 14, 2021

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Ontario declared a second provincial emergency under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA), effective January 12, 2021.  This declaration of emergency will automatically terminate in 14 days unless terminated earlier or extended.  The declaration of a provincial emergency allows the Government to make new emergency orders under the EMCPA, including […]

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Posted:
Jan 18
2021

Your Ontario Construction News Daily Update Jan. 4 2020

See this past issue here Construction spending expected to rebound this year with Ontario gaining momentum, report says Ontario Construction News staff writer Consultants at BTY Group say construction activity could pick up across the country this year amid anticipated spending on infrastructure and renewable energy. The international consulting firm says it predicts construction costs […]

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