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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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Feb 5
2021

COCA January 2021 Government Relations Report

COCA GOVERNMENT RELATIONS REPORT FOR JANUARY 2021 Click here to download the full copy of the report. Includes: The Heavy Hand of Enforcement Is About to Come Down on Construction Sites  WAH Training Extension – Q&A  Interesting Data From the WSIB  Two More Construction Fatalities in January  Leadership and Pandemic Holidays  Another PC MPP Ejected […]

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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:
Dec 4
2020

COCA November Government Relations Report

In the November issue: Clarification of Health and Safety Requirements WSIB Operational Review COCA Provides Advice to the Government’s Skilled Trades Panel Youth Apprenticeship Task Force Hard at Work No Solution Yet for Unnecessarily High Maximum Insurable Earnings Ceiling for 2020 Ontario Dispute Adjudication for Construction Contracts Update WSIB Small Business Health and Safety Leadership […]

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Nov 27
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter 11/23/2020

This week’s headlines include: Construction continues during COVID-19 lockdowns in Toronto and Peel Region Ontario Construction News staff writer Construction sites will not be affected by new lockdowns put in place this week in Toronto and Peel Region. On Nov. 20, the Ontario government announced Peel Region and Toronto would move into the “Grey-Lockdown” category […]

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Posted:
Oct 29
2020

CISC Weekly Bulletin | October 23, 2020

Breaking News: Alberta Government passes Prompt Payment Legislation as Bill 37 – First Reading Gives Alberta construction businesses the means to improve their business and continue to reinvest and grow in their communities. #PromptPMT for a better tomorrow. #CdnPoli #ABpoli + Read More of the Published Article —– CSA S16’s New Annex P on Specifying […]

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Posted:
Aug 4
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter 08/04/2020

Construction of Lang Plaza begins at University of Guelph Construction started recently on Lang Plaza, a new outdoor meeting space for students the University of Guelph campus. With large green spaces and outdoor seating, Lang Plaza will revitalize the front entrance of Macdonald Hall, home of the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics, […]

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Posted:
Jun 19
2020

Ontario Enhancing COVID-19 Case and Contact Management

News Release Ontario Enhancing COVID-19 Case and Contact Management June 18, 2020 Province’s Exposure Notification App Important Pillar of Plan TORONTO — As the province safely and gradually reopens, the Ontario government is enhancing case and contact management to quickly test, trace and isolate cases of COVID-19 to stop the spread of the virus and […]

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Posted:
May 27
2020

Government Portal to Assist Businesses find PPE

As businesses re-open it is important that you review sector-specific guidelines to identify the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies to keep your employees, contractors, visitors and customers safe. Supplies are in high demand and the needs of frontline health care workers and first responders will continue to be prioritized. The Ontario government […]

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Posted:
May 13
2020

Briefing Note: COVID-19 – Answers to Frequently Asked Questions for Employers – Updated to May 8, 2020 – Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment and Labour Lawyers

Attached is Briefing Note #6 (updated to May 8, 2020) – COVID-19 – Answers to Frequently Asked Questions for Employers. Please Note: Information changes daily (sometimes within a day), including the details of the various government initiatives, announcements and regulations. As such, it is important to carefully review each updated Briefing Note to ensure you […]

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