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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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Nov 24
2019

Ontario To Reward Safe Employers

Good Afternoon Directors, COOs and Associates, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development Monte McNaughton, WSIB Chair Elizabeth Witmer and WSIB President CEO Tom Teahen launched the Ministry’s Employer Recognition/Accreditation Standard and the WSIB’s Health and Safety Excellence Program (HSEP) at an event at Longo’s Maple Leaf Square grocery store this morning. Thought you’d be […]

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Nov 24
2019

Construction Act Transition Rules

  Good Morning Directors, COOs & Associates, I am forwarding an email that I received this morning from COCA  Director Ted Dreyer.  Most will know that Ted is a construction lawyer with Madorin Snyder LLP and  is chair of COCA’s  Construction Act Committee.  Attached to Ted’s email is a very helpful flow chart prepared by […]

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Posted:
Nov 24
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – November 18, 2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here Kingston lays groundwork for mid-rise and tall buildings policy with Issues and Options Paper By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer Interested in where, when and how taller buildings will be built in Kingston? The city is inviting input on an Issues and Options […]

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Nov 24
2019

New Report: Insight on Community Benefits

Community Benefits Agreements are growing in popularity as a tool to achieve broader social and policy objectives. With increased government spending on public infrastructure, governments and community groups are adopting community benefits agreements (CBAs) as a means of achieving multiple goals including: inclusive workforce development through targeted hiring and training opportunities supply chain diversity other […]

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Posted:
Nov 24
2019

COCA Newsletter – November 2019

Construction Dispute Adjudication Update Some time ago, the government of Ontario announced that ADR Chambers was selected to serve as the Authorized Nominating Authority (ANA) under the Construction Act. The Act states that the role of the ANA is to: “(a) develop and oversee programs for the training of persons as adjudicators; (b) qualify persons […]

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Posted:
Nov 24
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – November 11, 2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here Dolime Quarry in Guelph to close early; site to be turned into mixed-use residential neighbourhood By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer The City of Guelph and the owners of the Dolime Quarry have reached a potential solution to address concerns about how operations […]

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Posted:
Nov 18
2019

OHS & Workers’ Compensation Advisor | Construction Upheaval: Potentially Landscape-Altering OHS Case

OHS & Workers’ Compensation Advisor Construction Upheaval: Potentially Landscape-Altering OHS Case November 7, 2019 A potentially landscape-altering OHS case, considering whether a construction project owner, that engaged a constructor to control and complete the project, retains OHS obligations as an “employer” at the project, is winding its way through the Ontario court system. The Ontario […]

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Posted:
Nov 18
2019

Boost Your Career with CISC Courses For Fall 2019

Looking to bring your steel career to the next level? Learn from the best with the comprehensive, self-paced industry courses we’re offering this fall. These high-impact online courses taught by industry experts and influencers are perfect for those looking to grow their careers. The offerings for Fall 2019 include: Seismic Design of Industrial Steel Structures […]

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Posted:
Nov 12
2019

Employment & Labour Law Update – Management Counsel Newsletter – November 2019

Greetings! Employment & Labour Law Update – November 2019 – Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment & Labour Lawyers We hope you enjoy our November 2019 edition of Management Counsel (attached).  Our newsletter is published several times a year to highlight important issues in Canadian employment and labour law.  In this edition, we address two topics: Labour Day Came Early: Significant changes […]

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Posted:
Nov 12
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – November 4, 2019

11/04/2019 Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here $1.9 billion transmission line project to connect 17 First Nation communities to power grid Ontario Construction News staff writer A transmission project that will connect 17 First Nation communities to the power grid has secured all finances for the $1.9 billion construction and work […]

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