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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Sep 25
2015

Ontario College of Trades | Fall 2015 Issue

Inside this issue:  Tune In, Trade Up Go backstage with trades professionals during two of the province’s biggest summer music festivals. Read the full story and check out the behind-the-scenes action on pg. 4. Veterans trade helmets for hardhats Military veterans can use their transferrable skills to launch a rewarding second career in the skilled […]

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Sep 25
2015

New OCS Study on Construction Safety Published in Journal of Environmental Health and Medicine

Ontario Construction Secretariat is pleased to announce that the research paper from the Institute for Work and Health (IWH) demonstrating a union safety effect in Ontario will be published and made available to the public in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. This paper will be the first peer-reviewed Canadian study to examine the […]

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Posted:
Sep 25
2015

September 2015 | Issue #64

More than 29,000 Ontarians get the latest Ministry of Labour news delivered straight to their inbox. Find out why. Subscribe now. Call For Proposals: Occupational Health And Safety And Innovation Program The ministry is seeking applications for the 2016-2017 Occupational Health and Safety Prevention and Innovation Program. The program aims to support innovative projects and collaborative […]

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Sep 14
2015

CISC Research Topic Suggestions

CISC Research Topic Suggestion Form – Please complete and return by October 1, 2015. The CISC is committed to supporting research programs at leading Canadian universities as part of its mandate to support the development of expertise, knowledge and innovation in steel design and construction. The CISC University Research Grant program supports research of topics […]

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Aug 20
2015

Does Your Company Need a Strategic Plan?

  Register here for Episode #9 on September 9th, 2015! Michael Clancy is a senior consultant with FMI, management consultants and investment bankers for the engineering and construction industry, and works with companies across the country to help them leverage their unique organizational resources and capabilities to build competitive advantage. Mike’s key focus areas are […]

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Aug 18
2015

IMPACT’s JOB PROFITS PROGRAM – SEPTEMBER 9, 2015

TORONTO SHERATON CITY CENTRE, Queen St. Toronto In conjunction with the RAB XII, Executive Committee Meetings, the FMI, Job Profits Program will be offered in Toronto September 9, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Toronto Sheraton City Centre. For information regarding the course content, please click here to see the Program Flyer. This […]

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Posted:
Aug 10
2015

Health & Safety at Work TODAY – Summer 2015 | Issue #11

Issue 11 is now available online! Read the quarterly newsletter about the ministry’s strategies for improving work place health and safety. Features: Safe At Work Ontario 2015-16 Sector Plans Interview with the Chief Prevention Officer Protecting Outdoor Workers Summer Inspection Blitzes Blitz Reports Court Bulletins Events Stop Falls Work Shouldn’t Hurt New Resources Read the newsletter […]

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Posted:
Jul 15
2015

What’s New | July 2015 | Issue #62

More than 28,000 Ontarians get the latest Ministry of Labour news delivered straight to their inbox. Find out why. Subscribe now. Ontario Investing $4.4 Million To Improve Occupational Health And Safety The ministry is providing $2.7 million to support research projects that will help reduce workplaces injuries, illnesses and fatalities as part of its annual Research […]

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