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Posted:
Mar 30
2020

Additional Support for Canadian Businesses from the Economic Impact of COVID-19

The Government of Canada is making additional investments to support Canadian businesses from the economic impacts of COVID-19. These new investments provide support to financial institutions and allow them to quickly provide credit and liquidity options for a range of businesses. These measures are a part of the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, […]

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Posted:
Mar 30
2020

Construction site health and safety during COVID-19

Find resources, best practices and information to help construction employers understand their rights and responsibilities while operating during COVID-19. OVERVIEW This is not a legal document and employers are advised to seek legal advice. Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety […]

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Posted:
Mar 30
2020

COVID-19 Update for small businesses

BREAKING NEWS! The Prime Minister has announced additional new measures to support small businesses dealing with the economic impacts of the pandemic. These measures are intended to help Canadian businesses protect the jobs, and pay their workers and bills. The Government of Canada will: ·    Announce a 75% subsidy for qualifying businesses, for up to 3 months, retroactive to […]

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Posted:
Mar 11
2020

Briefing Note: COVID 19 – Frequently Asked Questions for Employers – Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment & Labour Lawyers – March 9, 2020 In

As the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread around the globe, employers need to know their legal rights and obligations as it relates to the Canadian workplace.  ThisBriefing Note – COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Employers – March 9 2020 – Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment and Labour Lawyers addresses some of the most Frequently Asked Questions. […]

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Posted:
Feb 26
2020

Want to know where construction technology is heading?

OVER 1,200 ATTENDEES BENEFITED FROM LAST YEAR’S EVENT. WATCH THE RECAP TO FIND OUT WHY. DON’T MISS THE 2020 CONFERENCE. *Ironworkers and Contractors will have separate sessions on Friday, April 17, 2020. ATTENDEES WILL: Discover how TECHNOLOGY is advancing our workforce Find out how IMPACT is helping break through to owners in new regions See […]

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Posted:
Feb 26
2020

Your Winter 2020 edition of the Labour-Management Network e-New

WINTER 2020 ISSUE Minister McNaughton and CPO attend 2019 PLMHSC annual meeting with L-M Network Co-Chairs, and IHSA AGM In October 2019, the annual Provincial Labour-Management Health and Safety Committee annual meeting with the Labour-Management Network co-chairs was combined with the IHSA Annual General meeting. The event was well attended by many of the co-chairs […]

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Posted:
Jan 29
2020

COCA January 2020 Government Relations Report

Please find below the January 2020 edition of COCA’s Government Relations Report. The January 2020 issue includes: McNaughton Announces Funding for Pre-Apprenticeship Programs COCA’s Pre-Budget Submission Upcoming Ontario Byelections NORCAT Opens GTA Office A Primer on the Current Education Labour Dispute Corey Getting Ready to Leave Infrastructure Ontario Nominations for National Association’s New Governance Framework […]

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Posted:
Jan 27
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter 01/07/2020

Click here to read online version of eNewsletter. Doomsday’ scenario of mass layoffs due to AI unlikely, federal documents say (READ MORE) Etobicoke mall to be turned into comprehensive mixed-use development with 10 towers, parkland, and local retail and community buildings (READ MORE) Architects receive Civic Trust Award for Senate of Canada Building (READ MORE) […]

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