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 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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Jun 5
2020

IMPACT Newsletter – May 2020

May 2020 Content includes  Project Highlights Industrial Info Dodge Pipeline Spotlight on Safety, Training and Leadership News and Resources For Contractors News and Resources For Ironworkers IMPACT and Iron Workers In The News Upcoming Events   Reporting COVID-19 to Iron Workers Safety & Health Department The Iron Workers (IW) Safety and Health Department has developed […]

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Jun 5
2020

Prime Minister announces support to help communities create jobs and restart the economy

The Prime Minister today announced that funding delivered through the federal Gas Tax Fund will be accelerated this year to help communities as quickly as possible while respecting public health guidelines. This means that $2.2 billion in annual federal infrastructure funding for communities will be delivered in one payment in June. Early delivery of the […]

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Jun 5
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter 06/01/2020 See w/o June 1, 2020 newspaper here —- Major owners paying fast and loose with prompt payment requirements; refusing to pay extra COVID-19 costs: OGCA Ontario Construction News staff writer The Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) says some large public sector organizations are playing fast and loose with […]

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Jun 5
2020

Workplace PPE Supplier Directory

To support business owners, workers and the economic recovery of the province, the Government of Ontario has developed the Workplace PPE Supplier Directory to help Ontario businesses identify suppliers of personal protective equipment (PPE). The Workplace PPE Supplier Directory lists Ontario companies that are ready to supply PPE. It includes their company name, contact information […]

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Jun 5
2020

Ontario Opens Up COVID-19 Testing Across the Province

News Release Ontario Opens Up COVID-19 Testing Across the Province May 29, 2020 Strategy Expands Testing for General Public, Frontline Workers, First Responders and Workplaces TORONTO — As the province carefully and gradually reopens the economy, the Ontario government is implementing the next phase of its COVID-19 testing strategy to detect and quickly stop the […]

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