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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Mar 19
2019

Briefing Note: WSIB Introduces New Policy on Cannabis for Medical Purposes

On March 1, 2019 the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board implemented its new Operational Policy on Cannabis for Medical Purposes, setting strict guidelines for the use of medical cannabis as treatment for work-related illness or injury. The Policy is welcomed news to those in the employer community concerned that the legalization of cannabis might result in […]

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Posted:
Mar 19
2019

COCA Newsletter – March 2019

Ontario Superior Court Decision Favours Contractors Royal Bank of Canada v. A-1 Asphalt Maintenance Ltd. is the latest in a string of court cases to consider the interaction of the federal Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and provincial statutes such as Ontario’s Construction Act. This recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal should be of […]

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Posted:
Mar 19
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | March 11, 2019

This week’s Ontario Construction News – March 11, 2019 See the latest magazine issue here. Most Ontario contractors see promising year ahead with significant infrastructure opportunities The great majority of Ontario contractors expect business will improve or at least remain the same this year compared to 2018, with only 17 per cent expecting a decline […]

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Posted:
Mar 19
2019

Discover the CISC Advantage

The CISC is the Canadian steel industry’s leading source for advanced steel education programs. We offer a comprehensive portfolio, including self-paced and live online courses for students, practicing engineers and architects, steel professionals, as well as other industry stakeholders. Advance your career Learn the most up-to-date skills in the steel industry and apply it in […]

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Posted:
Mar 19
2019

Policy updates/clarifications

Policy Agenda 2019 The annual Policy Agenda outlines the WSIB’s policy priorities for the coming year. The main purpose of the Policy Agenda is to identify and provide to stakeholders advance notice of anticipated substantive policy items that may involve consultation. As part of the WSIB’s commitment to open communication and service excellence, the Policy […]

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Posted:
Mar 19
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | February 19, 2019

This week’s Ontario Construction News – February 19, 2019 See the latest magazine issue here. Three teams submit bids for Macdonald Block reconstruction project Infrastructure Ontario (IO) says three teams have submitted bids to design, build, finance and maintain the Macdonald Block Complex, the administrative hub of Ontario government operations in Toronto. Ellis Don Infrastructure, […]

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Posted:
Mar 18
2019

Advantage Steel Monthly Newsletter – February 2019

Features Nova Scotia Government Expresses Commitment to Introduce Prompt Payment Legislation Why Expand Canada’s Trans Mountain Pipeline? WestJet Goes Global Vancouver’s Iconic Telus Gardens Unique Girders Essential to Winnipeg’s Kenaston Flyover Project The CISC Continues to Champion the Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness! Learn more… What’s New on Steelknowledge.ca Welded Shapes – 1976 Series […]

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Posted:
Mar 14
2019

AODA Toolbox – February 2019

Information & Communications Having the right information at the right time can remove accessibility barriers for people with disabilities. This month our focus is accessibility in communications and information. Technology continues to remove barriers for people with disabilities, especially barriers to information online. Organizations across Ontario are working to comply with the Information & Communications […]

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Posted:
Mar 12
2019

Upcoming course in Toronto: Improving Communication Skills March 12-13, 2019

Improving Communication Skills A two-day intensive course designed to help you understand your communication style and develop your communication skills. Date: March 12-13, 2019 Location: Ironworkers Local Union 721 Training Center, 909 Kipling Ave., Etobicoke, ON M8Z 5H3 Length: 2 days Schedule: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM 4.1.  Hot Breakfast: 7 – 8 AM 4.2.  Hot Lunch: 12 […]

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