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:
Feb 18
2020

Novel Coronavirus – What Employers Should Know

January 28, 2020 With news of the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus (“Coronavirus”) making headlines internationally and two positive cases now in Toronto (one confirmed and one presumptive), risk of potential exposure may cause concern for employees and employers. In this environment of heightened awareness, an employer must balance its legal obligation to take every reasonable precaution […]

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Jan 29
2020

COCA January 2020 Government Relations Report

Please find below the January 2020 edition of COCA’s Government Relations Report. The January 2020 issue includes: McNaughton Announces Funding for Pre-Apprenticeship Programs COCA’s Pre-Budget Submission Upcoming Ontario Byelections NORCAT Opens GTA Office A Primer on the Current Education Labour Dispute Corey Getting Ready to Leave Infrastructure Ontario Nominations for National Association’s New Governance Framework […]

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Jan 27
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – 01/27/20

Ottawa Public Library and Archives Canada design unveiled (READ MORE) Ontario’s first French-language university – Université de l’Ontario français – will be located in Toronto and open its doors to students in September 2021 (READ MORE) Hamilton breaks development record with more than $1.5 billion in construction in 2019 (READ MORE) Anger, drama fuel meeting […]

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Jan 27
2020

HReview Breakfast Seminar: Just What the Doctor Ordered: An Annual Labour and Employment Check-Up for Employer – Invitation from Sherrard Kuzz LLP

Please join us at our upcoming HReview Breakfast Seminar:   Just What the Doctor Ordered: An Annual Labour and Employment Check-Up for Employers   As every HR professional will attest, employment and labour law is changing at a rapid pace. Compound that with a wide range of annual (and sometimes more frequent) employment-related administrative requirements, and the […]

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Posted:
Jan 27
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – 01/13/20

Feds and City of London invest $130 million to build tallest building between Mississauga and Calgary (READ MORE) Windsor City Council approves tax break for 12,500 sq. ft. manufacturing plant addition (READ MORE) Tools of the trade podcast: Brian Williams, Ashton Service Group (READ MORE) Vaughan to require contractors to register for COR certification by […]

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Posted:
Jan 27
2020

COCA Report to the Membership – January 2020

Council of Ontario Construction Associations Report to the Membership January 2019 Government Relations COCA’s primary role is to work with our members and senior officials at Queen’s Park to ensure that the province’s laws, regulations and policies support success in the construction industry. This government relations work is the backbone of COCA’s being, and it’s […]

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Posted:
Jan 27
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – 01/20/20

See full newsletter online here. Vision of regional hub in Orillia begins to take shape (READ MORE) Environmental Assessment program getting an overhaul after 50 years (READ MORE) Housing starts trend upward to end 2019 (READ MORE) Ontario boasts 19 of top 25 migration markets (READ MORE) DataBid: Current project leads and opportunities (READ MORE) […]

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Posted:
Jan 27
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter 01/07/2020

Click here to read online version of eNewsletter. Doomsday’ scenario of mass layoffs due to AI unlikely, federal documents say (READ MORE) Etobicoke mall to be turned into comprehensive mixed-use development with 10 towers, parkland, and local retail and community buildings (READ MORE) Architects receive Civic Trust Award for Senate of Canada Building (READ MORE) […]

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