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:
Nov 6
2020

BULLETIN: Building Permits, Employment and GDP Numbers

New building permit and employment data from Statistics Canada demonstrate the stability of Ontario’s construction industry. The latest Economic Update bulletin from the OCS provides analysis, including some of the following highlights: Building permit numbers have shown Ontario’s ICI industry is only marginally off-pace with 2019, while commercial building permit values are above last year’s Nearly […]

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Posted:
Oct 30
2020

CISC Weekly Bulletin | October 30, 2020 – Treat Yourself to This Halloween Sale

The following excerpts are selected from articles in the CISC Weekly Bulletin. Click here to sign up for their weekly eNewsletter Revival Formula for University Prep School in Toronto Includes Steel In an undertaking that could be considered as historic as the institution itself, a landmark private school in downtown Toronto is being given new […]

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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:
Oct 16
2020

Your Ontario Construction News Update (Oct. 15)

Consortium building Eglinton Crosstown takes govt to court over COVID-19 issues The CANADIAN PRESS The consortium building a light-rail transit line across Toronto said last week that it was taking the provincial government to court over alleged delays and cost overruns related to COVID-19. Crosslinx Transit Solutions said it had filed an application with the […]

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Posted:
Oct 16
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News 10/13/2020

Ontario spending $75 million to improve training and cover apprentices’ living expenses Ontario Construction News staff writer The Ontario government says $75 million will make the skilled trades more accessible by helping apprentices pay living expenses during their in-class training. The government is also appointing a five-member Skilled Trades Panel to provide advice and recommendations […]

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Posted:
Oct 15
2020

CISC Weekly Bulletin | October 9, 2020

Engineers’ Corner: Unbraced Length in X-Bracing – Out-of-Plane Buckling What effective length KL should be used to determine the factored resistance of the compression brace. […] + Read More of the Published Article —- IO Releases its P3 Market Update Valued Over $60B In September 2019, the minister of infrastructure announced a commitment to provide […]

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Posted:
Sep 25
2020

Enroll in the HSEP

This presentation was delivered yesterday by Diana Rae from the WSIB to the Prevention Employers Partnership (PEP).                                                                  It outlines our provincial compensation agency’s Health […]

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Posted:
Sep 25
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News ( 09/21/2020)

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here! Unique design unveiled for Zekelman Centre as construction starts at St. Clair College Ontario Construction News staff writer Construction started last week on the new Zekelman Centre of Business and Information Technology at the St. Clair College Windsor campus. The unique design includes the erection of two […]

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