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:
Aug 7
2018

Employment & Labour Law Update – Management Counsel Newsletter – August 2018 – Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment & Labour Lawyers

Good Morning Directors, COOs and Associates, We are pleased to provide you with the latest Employment & Labour Law Update from Sherrard-Kuzz LLP.  It addresses employers’ ability to treat  older employees differently with regard to benefits, pension etc. Sherrard-Kuzz LLP is a valued active member of our COCA family.  They share their expertise freely with […]

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Aug 7
2018

COCA July 2018 Government Relations Report

Please find attached the July 2018 Government Relations Report. In the July issue: 1. ​Prompt Payment Update 2. COCA’s Priorities 3. Summer Session Could Last Three More Weeks 4. New Government’s Top Priorities Passed Into Law 5. Bill Introduced to Cancel Ontario’s Participation in Cap and Trade 6. Our New Provincial Government’s Priorities 7. Sex […]

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Aug 7
2018

SteelDay 2018 is on September 28! Le 28 septembre 2018 est la journée de l’acier!

SteelDay is an annual, national event that showcases the versatility, performance and sustainability of steel and its various innovative applications. Attend a SteelDay event and learn how the steel industry can support your next project and assist you to: Reduce your risks with innovative and cost-effective building framing solutions. Manage your costswith lower labour and […]

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Posted:
Jul 24
2018

Launching the New MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario

Dear MSD Prevention Guideline working groups and stakeholders, CRE-MSD is hosting a conference on October 1st to launch the newly developed MSD Prevention Guideline. The event is free but registration is required due to limited space, so please register early if you plan to attend. We would also appreciate your help in distributing this announcement […]

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Posted:
Jul 24
2018

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report

Ontario Construction Report: July issue published The July issues of Ontario Construction Report, GTA Construction Report and Ottawa Construction News have been published. You can view the stories within the publications through links at the respective websites or, if you are receiving the Ontarioconstructionreport.com weekly eletter, clicking at the sidebar images. Here is the link […]

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Posted:
Jul 24
2018

Advantage Steel Monthly – June 2018

Features Congratulations to the 2018 G.L. Kulak Scholarship Recipient! CISC Quebec Region Gathers at the National Assembly to Discuss Steel Industry Challenges Manitoba’s Construction Industry Collaborates to Develop Structural Steel Fabricators Fitters Course Saskatchewan’s Government Commits to Implementing Prompt Payment Legislation The CISC continues to champion the Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness! What’s new […]

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Posted:
Jul 24
2018

Everything you wanted to know about the Canada-U.S. trade war but were afraid to ask | The Star

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2018/07/11/everything-you-wanted-to-know-about-the-canada-us-trade-war-but-were-afraid-to-ask.html OTTAWA—Stock up on non-perishables and hunker down. The Great North American Trade War is upon us. For the first time in a generation, goods and services accustomed to moving freely between Canada and the United States are being constricted by protectionism. The U.S. has imposed tariffs on Canada. Canada has responded in kind. U.S. […]

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Jul 24
2018

CN investing $315M to improve Ontario’s rail infrastructure in 2018 | ontario construction report

CN investing $315M to improve Ontario’s rail infrastructure in 2018 CN investing $315M to improve Ontario’s rail infrastructure in 2018 Adriana ValentinaJuly 13, 2018 Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has announced plans to invest around $315 million in Ontario this year to expand its rail network across the province. The Ontario investment is part of […]

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Posted:
Jul 24
2018

In a Flash | Personal Emergency Leave for Construction Employees: New Guidance from the OLRB

In a new decision of significant interest to construction industry employers in Ontario, the Ontario Labour Relations Board has provided much-needed guidance on the application of the construction exemption from the new ESA obligation to provide two (2) days of paid personal emergency leave to employees. This article provides an overview of the decision and […]

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