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:
May 16
2018

AODA Toolbox – April 2018

Employment standards review: public feedback wanted The Accessible Employment Standards Development Committee has submitted its Initial Recommendation Report to the Minister Responsible for Accessibility. The Committee is now seeking public comment through a survey prior to finalizing its recommendations to government. The survey will be open until May 5, 2018. Your feedback will help the […]

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Posted:
Apr 22
2018

ENR Construction Engineering Today: Today’s Trends & Future Outlook

ENR Customer Connection is your digital link to companies, products and project information from ENR’s Special Advertising Sections. Simply click on any link to read the content provided by the section advertisers and sponsors. Featured Title Today’s Trends & Future Outlook Collaboration and technology making a difference Read more» Supporting Articles Investing in Infrastructure Interview […]

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Posted:
Apr 22
2018

In a Flash | Ontario Proposes Minimum Pay Rates for Government Contracts

In a Flash Ontario Proposes Minimum Pay Rates for Government Contracts April 18, 2018 Premier Kathleen Wynne introduced the Government Contract Wages Act, 2018 (the “Act”), on April 17, 2018. The proposed Act, if passed, would set minimum wages for workers in certain sectors under government contract. If passed, the Act would update the existing […]

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Posted:
Apr 22
2018

OCoT Ramping Up Construction Inspections

Good Morning, According to a news release dated April 10th, the Ontario College of Trades is ramping up its compliance and enforcement activities in the construction sector.  The release states that these efforts: ·         Will apply the College’s new compliance and enforcement policy ·         will be strategically targeted and risk-based ·         will be conducted by officers who have […]

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