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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Jul 18
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – July 15, 2019

07/15/2019 Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here The sheet metal workers’ settlement: “Everybody’s miserable” Ontario Construction Report staff writer Both employers and Ontario sheet metal workers were far from universally satisfied when they ratified a new three year contract last week. Negotiators for the Ontario Sheet Metal Workers’ & Roofers’ Conference […]

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Jul 17
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – July 8, 2019

07/08/2019 Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here Newmarket bylaw change makes large-scale development easier through “plug and play” mindset By Kristen Frisa The Town of Newmarket has voted in favour of updating its bylaws to align better with its secondary plan and foster further development along the Yonge and Davis corridors. […]

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Jul 17
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – July 2, 2019

07/02/2019 Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here Sheet metal workers and employers reach tentative agreement: Strike ends Ontario Construction News staff writer An eight-week long strike by thousands of unionized sheet metal workers in Ontario has ended. Negotiators for the Sheet Metal Workers’ and Roofers’ Union and employers represented by the […]

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Jul 10
2019

Update on Negotiation of 2019-2022 Collective Agreement

Attention All Members of the Ontario Erectors Association, Incorporated I am writing to provide an update on the negotiation of the 2019-2022 ICI sector collective agreement between the Ontario Erectors Association, Incorporated (the “OEA”) and the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers and Ironworkers District Council of Ontario (the “Ironworkers”). Background Prior […]

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Jul 10
2019

Canada Will Not Face Countervailing Duties in On-Going Trade Case on Fabricated Structural Steel

Dear Members & Associates, The Canadian steel industry has been under investigation by the U.S. Department of Commerce for the past few months as part of an active anti-dumping (AD) and subsidy (CVD) trade case on imports of fabricated structural steel from Canada, Mexico and China. The U.S. Department of Commerce has officially announced their […]

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Jul 10
2019

Policy Update – PLMHSC – July 3, 2019

Please see the attached Policy Update presentation at today’s PLMHSC meeting. PLMHSC Policy Update 2018-07-03 Final Best Regards, Dean Dunn Vice President, Stakeholder and Public Relations   Tel: 226 821-0713 ddunn@ihsa.ca www.ihsa.ca Infrastructure Health & Safety Association 21 Voyager Court, South Etobicoke, ON, Canada  M9W 5M7 Head Office: 416-674-2726 Toll Free: 1-800-263-5024

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Posted:
Jun 29
2019

Steel Day 2019

Steel Day 2019 This interactive day will be a networking event for everyone in the construction and structural steel industry. Across the country, steel fabricators, steel mill producers, service centers, steel erectors and steel detailers will open their doors and offer guided tours of their facilities, workstations and their offices. Architects, engineers, contractors and developers, […]

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Jun 29
2019

COCA – June 2019 Government Relations Report

Good afternoon COCA Members, Please find attached the June 2019 Issue of COCA’s Government Relations Report. June 2019 GR Report In the June issue:​ Construction Executive Officers in Rate Framework COCA Honours Construction Leaders Massive Ford Cabinet Shakeup Resignation of Premier’s Chief of Staff More Significant Than Cabinet Shuffle PayPrompt Solves Contractors Construction Act Challenges […]

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Posted:
Jun 29
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – June 24, 2019

Ontario Construction News can save you money in publishing your Certificate of Substantial Performance (CSP) and other notices required by the Ontario Construction Act 06/24/2019 Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here Labour shortage and unionized market share at root of sheet metal workers’ strike, say employers Ontario Construction News staff writer […]

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Posted:
Jun 28
2019

CISC Weekly Bulletin | June 21, 2019

CISC WEEKLY BULLETIN The #1 source for Canada’s steel construction industry news, updates & technical resources #WeAreSteel Federal Prompt Payment Act to Become Law; Budget Implementation Act passes Senate of Canada On the evening of June 20, 2019, the Senate of Canada passed Bill C-97, The Budget Implementation Act, which included the Prompt Payment for […]

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