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:
Oct 21
2019

CISC Session on U.S. Trade Case ITC Questionnaire

Questionnaires issued by the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) AISC Fabricated Steel trade case against Canada Dear Fabricator Members, This week the U.S. International Trade Commission sent questionnaires by email to Canadian fabricators thought to be exporting to the U.S. at some point during the period of inquiry (last 3 years). These questionnaires are […]

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Posted:
Oct 21
2019

WSIB Return to Work: Navigating the Issues Workshop – October 17, 23 & 24, 2019

WSIB Return to Work Navigating the Issues HALF-DAY INTENSIVE WORKSHOP FEW SPOTS REMAIN Effective and proactive management of return to work protocols can significantly improve cost outcomes related to most WSIB claims. Applying interactive learning and real-life scenarios, topics for this half-day intensive workshop include: WSIB Return to Work Obligations: What are they? WSIB Players: […]

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Posted:
Oct 21
2019

COCA Newsletter – October 2019

Amendments To Clarify Temp Stairs Regulation Amendments effective January 1, 2020 will clarify requirements for temporary stairs in the Construction Projects Regulation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The changes will: Clarify where temporary stairs should start and end (i.e. clearly requiring temporary stairs in underground levels). Exempt an additional specific situation where the […]

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Posted:
Oct 21
2019

Briefing Note: Time Off to Vote – October 2019

Dear Clients and Friends, A Federal election will take place on Monday, October 21, 2019. The attached Briefing Note summarizes an employer’s obligation to provide an employee with time off to vote, under the Canada Elections Act. Briefing Note re Time Off to Vote – October 2019 – Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment & Labour Lawyers […]

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Posted:
Oct 21
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – October 15, 2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here New housing construction starts pace slows nationally in September: CMHC Ontario Construction News staff writer The trend in housing starts across the country was 223,507 units in September, compared to 218,782 units in August 2019, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This […]

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Posted:
Oct 9
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – October 7, 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 10/07/2019 Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here Tall building timber creating opportunites for Northern Ontario’s forest industry By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff reporter Revisions to […]

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Posted:
Oct 9
2019

CISC Weekly Bulletin | October 4, 2019

CISC WEEKLY BULLETIN Check out the 2018/19 CISC Annual Report Learn about all the exciting projects and initiatives we have been working on this past year in our latest annual report! Click Here to View Download S16-19 Has Been Published CSA Standard S16-19, Design of Steel Structures, is now available from the CSA Group. This […]

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Posted:
Oct 2
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – September 30, 2019

09/30/2019 Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here Construction Advisory Panel will bring industry concerns directly to Ontario’s labour minister By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer The Ontario government is partnering with the construction sector by establishing a special advisory panel to provide advice on a broad range of workplace […]

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