Posts in Category : Industry News

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.

Posted:
Oct 15
2018

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report

Opportunity: Publicity for your business in the next issue. You can receive the media guide instantly here. This week’s Ontario Construction News – October 15, 2018 See the latest magazine issue here. First crowd funded real estate deal leads to north Toronto infill development Private equity firm R2 and construction management company Gillam Group have partnered […]

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Posted:
Oct 13
2018

New World Safeguards on Steel Products / Mesures de sauvegarde sur l’acier

Dear Members & Associates, Yesterday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the implementation of a provisional world safeguard of a 25 per cent surtax (tariff) and quotas on steel products. The U.S. and Mexico have been exempted from these measures, which means companies that are still procuring from these countries will not be affected by this […]

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Posted:
Oct 13
2018

COCA Newsletter – October 2018

Welcome to COCA’s monthly Newsletter. Unless noted otherwise, all articles written by COCA President, Ian Cunningham. Scotiabank Report Predicts Spending Cuts A recent report published by Scotiabank Economics provided some reasons to be optimistic about Ontario’s economic performance while predicting spending restraint on the part of the provincial government. Among the bank’s report’s findings are […]

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Posted:
Oct 13
2018

Ministry of Labour Report for the Month of August, 2018

Good Morning Directors, COOs and Associates, I’m pleased to provide you with the monthly Ministry of Labour report that was presented to the Provincial Labour-Management Health and Safety Committee on Wednesday, October 3rd. You will note that we have yet another Acting Provincial Coordinator for the Construction Health and Safety Program, the third since the […]

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Posted:
Oct 13
2018

LNG Canada Receives FID Prior to Trade Case Ruling/DFI avant la décision de la Cour d’appel fédérale

Dear Members & Associates, LNG Canada, alongside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and B.C. Premier John Horgan, has announced the final investment decision (FID) from a consortium of investors for Canada‘s first LNG joint venture project. The CEO of LNG Canada, Andy Calitz, hosted a press conference in British Columbia on October 2, 2018, to present […]

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Posted:
Oct 12
2018

CCA Weekly | October 2, 2018

NEWS Industry opposed to new community benefits measures “The industry is supportive of community benefits, being good corporate citizens,” said Mary Van Buren. The CCA has voiced strident opposition to the new community-benefit measures enacted by Bill C-344, an amendment to the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act. Read more Cost escalation biggest […]

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Posted:
Oct 12
2018

COCA September 2018 Government Relations Report

In the September issue: WSIB Announces UFL Eliminated, 2019  Rates at AGM Membership Fees Task Force Recommendations Approved by COCA Board Bill 36 Changes Ontario’s Cannabis Laws Government Forms Select Committee on Financial Transparency Download the Newsletter PDF here. Regards,   Martin Benson Operations & Member Services Manager Council of Ontario Construction Associations 180 Dundas […]

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Posted:
Oct 12
2018

CISC | New Trade Deal USMCA Does Not Include Revisions to Steel Tariffs

Dear Members & Associates, On September 30, 2018, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland announced that Canada has finally reached a tentative trade deal with the United States. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a modernized agreement that will replace the formerly known North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). While […]

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Posted:
Oct 12
2018

FISC Trade Case Appeal – Update / Appel sur le cas de commerce des CUIA – Mise à jour

Dear Members & Associates, Earlier this year, LNG Canada filed a request for remission that would exempt any duties from imported fabricated industrial steel components (FISC) used to build LNG terminals. The CISC has since challenged this appeal in court in order to uphold the Canadian International Trade Tribunal‘s (CITT) initial decision, which resulted in […]

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Posted:
Oct 12
2018

Advantage Steel Monthly – September 2018

Features 2018 Canadian Steel Conference Showcases the Steel Industry’s Most Innovative Projects & Advanced Technology CSA W186 is Now Available for Public Review – Closing date is Nov 20, 2018 CISC Quebec Will Pay Tribute to the Canadian Steel Industry at the Quebec Design Awards of Excellence 2019 Canadian National Steel Bridge Competition Rules are […]

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