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:
Dec 6
2017

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report eletter 12/05/2017  See the latest issue here. Ontario Construction Lien Act legislation clears committee, on track for Royal Assent before year end Legislation to dramatically reform business rules for Ontario’s construction industry has moved closer to a year end Royal Assent target when Bill 142, The Construction Lien Amendment Act, […]

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Posted:
Dec 6
2017

EYE ON ICI – OCS Newsletter – November 2017

EYE On ICI… Your Source for ICI Construction-Related News in Ontario! November 2017 – News FEATURE ARTICLE   THE CLASS OF 2017 – COLLEGE OF CARPENTERS AND ALLIED TRADES In front of a proud audience of family, friends and industry representatives, more than 80 apprentices received their certificates of graduation at the College of Carpenters and […]

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Posted:
Nov 30
2017

2018 The Canadian Institute Of Steel Construction.

Please review for 2018 in regards to Ontario Erectors Association Inc. (a CISC member association) targeting the largest steel construction market in Canada representing a multi-billion ICI steel construction & infrastructure market. CISC is responsible for all steel construction in the oil & gas industry, marine & mining industry, transportation industry including all steel bridges, […]

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Posted:
Nov 30
2017

Bill 148 Undergoes Significant Amendment

Brought to you by Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment & Labour Lawyers Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, passed Third Reading in the Ontario Legislature on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.  The legislation introduces significant amendments to Ontario’s Employment Standards Acts and Labour Relations Act, and limited amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.  Most of the amendments come […]

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Posted:
Nov 22
2017

In a Flash

November 21, 2017 RECENT PUBLICATIONS “Active Shooters” and OHSRisk to Police: Court Ruling Mandates Robust and Timely Response to OHS Risk, No Matter How Infrequent the Risk Recent Ontario Court Decision Reminds Employers to Tread Carefully When Announcing Plant Closures Ontario Announces Sweeping Changes to Policing Laws ARCHIVED & UPCOMING SEMINARS OHS in Canada: The Year in Review […]

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Posted:
Oct 30
2017

Bill 148: “The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act” Navigating Through The Changes

Complimentary Webinar Tuesday, November 21, 2017 |  8.30 am – 10.30 pm EST This Webinar will examine the Liberal Government’s dramatic overall to the Province’s labour and employment legislation, including the following proposed changes, which are expected to have a significant impact to the way that employers manage their employees.  Most of the expected changes will come […]

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Posted:
Oct 30
2017

Construction in Ontario Newsletter – October 2017 Edition

Click here to read the entire newsletter online The Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA) is a federation of construction associations; the largest and most representational group of industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) and heavy civil construction employers in Ontario. Our member organizations represent more than 10,000 construction businesses and more than 400,000 employees. As industry advocate, COCA […]

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