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.

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Jun 26
2020

Coronavirus: Construction Weekly Roundup

Coronavirus Roundup: Top Headlines for the week of June 19 – June 25, 2020 Ontario and IO release spring P3 market update with 37 projects Non-college training agents get early MOL go-ahead Construction and technology firms partner to launch Citizen Care Pod Coronavirus has highlighted Canada’s biggest urban design challenge – elevators Click here to see this week’s […]

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Jun 23
2020

Helmets to Hardhats – June 2020 Booklet

HELMETS TO HARDHATS (H2H) is a national non-profit organization, funded by the construction industry, supported by government and staffed by both military and industry veterans. It focuses on assisting Armed Forces veterans and serving reservists in finding rewarding civilian career opportunities in the building and construction industry across Canada. H2H leverages its network of connections […]

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Jun 19
2020

Ontario Moves Forward with Infrastructure Projects that Improve Communities and Create Jobs

News Release Ontario Moves Forward with Infrastructure Projects that Improve Communities and Create Jobs June 18, 2020 Spring 2020 P3 Market Update Signals Government’s Commitment to Build TORONTO – The Ontario government continues to move forward with 37 major infrastructure projects across the province using the public-private partnership (P3) model. The projects were listed in the Spring 2020 […]

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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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Jun 19
2020

Coronavirus: Construction Weekly Roundup

Coronavirus Roundup: Top Headlines for the week of June 12 – June 18, 2020 Ontario releases guide on how to develop a workplace safety plan Reservist turned carpenter hands in the tools to help at LTC home The ultimate pivot: Changing business course(s) with COVID-19 Click here to see this week’s top stories regarding the construction industry in Ontario that […]

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Jun 19
2020

Invitation to Virtual Workshop: Absenteeism and Attendance Issues in a COVID-19 World – Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment & Labour Lawyers

As the Ontario economy reopens and employees are permitted to return to work on-site, the potential for increased absenteeism is real.  At the height of the pandemic scare, the Government of Ontario introduced a new COVID-19-related protected leave under the Employment Standards Act, 2000, to complement the general duty to accommodate disability and family status under […]

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Posted:
Jun 15
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter 06/15/2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here Simcoe County approves major long-term care and seniors’ services campus redevelopment A large redevelopment project at Simcoe Manor and Village in Beeton – located about 45 minutes northwest of Toronto – will turn the complex into a leading long-term care and seniors’ services campus. The project increases […]

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Jun 11
2020

Having trouble reading the newsletter? View the online version.      Like our newsletter? Please share June 2020 100+ guidelines, plus tip sheets and posters, to promote working safely in numerous sectors Resources for working safely during the COVID-19 outbreak, aimed at employers and workers, are available online. These include guidelines for numerous jobs and sectors, as […]

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Jun 11
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here COVID-19 contract language: Should the contractor take all the risk? Ontario Construction News staff writer This is a story of COVID-19 and contract language and, according to the Ontario General Contractors’ Association (OGCA), it demonstrates the challenges of dealing with one-sided clauses and unreasonable risk transference from […]

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