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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Apr 12
2019

CISC Monthly Bulletin | March 2019

Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available! Profile your organization & boost your visibility at the 2019 Canadian Steel Conference! Learn More TRADE & INDUSTRY NEWS U.S. International Trade Comission Rules in Favour  of Fabricated Structural Steel Trade Case On February 4, 2019, the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) initiated an anti-dumping (AD) and subsidy (CVD) trade […]

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Apr 2
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | April 1, 2019

See the latest magazine issue here. Niagara Construction Association member Tom Rankin wins 2018 CCA Person of the Year Award Niagara businessman and construction icon Tom Rankin received the 2018 CCA Person of the Year Award during the national association’s annual conference in Bermuda in March. These awards recognize the important contributions of individuals, companies […]

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Apr 2
2019

WSIB Practices and Procedures: What You Need To Know To Improve Claims Management and the Bottom Line – Workshop – May 2, 13 & 15, 2019

WSIB Practices and Procedures: What You Need To Know To Improve Claims Management and the Bottom Line HALF-DAY INTENSIVE WORKSHOP Effective management of WSIB claims and appeals can make a significant difference to the bottom-line. This half-day workshop will help you acquire the tools you need to confidently address key issues in WSIB claims management. […]

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Posted:
Apr 2
2019

Ontario Supporting Stable Labour Relations

Ontario Supporting Stable Labour Relations March 7, 2019 1:00 P.M. | Ministry of Labour   New digital resources will help organizations save time and money The Ontario government is working for the people to make it easier to access labour relations services and information by reducing onerous paperwork and red tape, while contributing to a stable […]

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Apr 2
2019

Employment & Labour Law Update – Management Counsel Newsletter – April 2019

We hope you enjoy our April 2019 edition of Management Counsel (attached). Our newsletter is published several times a year to highlight important issues in Canadian employment and labour law. In this edition, we address two topics: Threshold for Severance Pay Limited to Ontario Payroll – so says Ontario Labour Relations Board As many employers […]

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Apr 2
2019

Canada: New WSIB Policy Allows Entitlement For Medical Cannabis

Publish Date: Mar 28, 2019 07:00 Length: 995 words Bottom Line Effective March 1, 2019, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has instituted a new policy governing benefit entitlement for medical cannabis. The Policy Operational Policy Manual Document No. 17-01-10, “Cannabis for Medical Purposes” (the Policy), applies to purchases of medical cannabis or vaporizers […]

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Posted:
Apr 2
2019

The Iron Messenger: An IMPACT Publication, March 2019 Issue

Industrial Info IMPACT provides Industrial Information Resources’ (IIR) PEC reports to partner Local Unions and District Councils. PEC reports identify specific project related data. Learn More Two examples: Morrison Truck Tire Manufacturing Plant Expansion Bellefontaine Grassroot 93.15MW Buckeye Wind Projet Dodge Pipeline IMPACT provides complementary Dodge Pipeline access to all partner contractors and local unions. Learn more […]

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Posted:
Apr 2
2019

COCA March 2019 Government Relations Report

Please find attached COCA’s March 2019 Government Relations Report. In the March issue: Bill 66 Continues Through Legislative Process New Internship Program Announced for Northern Ontario Construction Day at Queens Park MPP Consults on Inspections Play a Role in Falls Awareness Week May 6th – 10th Federal & Ontario Governments Announce New Rental Housing Projects […]

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Apr 2
2019

Briefing Note: No Tort of Harassment in Ontario – so says Court of Appeal

March 25, 2019 Dear Clients and Friends,   Stories of workplace harassment continue to receive front page news coverage in Canada, the United States, and abroad. A December 2018 Statistics Canada study titled, “Harassment in Canadian workplaces,” found that, in 2016, 15.9% of employees reported having experienced, “verbal abuse, humiliating behaviour, threats, physical violence, and unwanted […]

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