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Succession Planning: Doing it Right!
Succession Planning: Doing it Right!

Transitioning yourself out of your business could be a gut-wrenching nightmare if it is not done correctly. Conflicting forces can pull you in opposite directions. These conflicting forces, which are largely emotional and financial tensions, must be resolved.

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CCDC - Canadian Construction Documents Committee
CCDC - Canadian Construction Documents Committee

CCDC Documents are relied on as familiar industry standards for their fairness and balance for all parties involved in a construction project. Information + FAQ's:

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Stakeholders laud Ford’s cabinet as strong, impressive
Stakeholders laud Ford’s cabinet as strong, impressive

Construction sector stakeholders were universal in their praise for new Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s first cabinet, unveiled June 29, with superlatives like “strong,” “impressive” and “excellent” used to describe core ministers important to the industry.

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National Frame Building Association - 2017 Awards
National Frame Building Association - 2017 Awards

2017 BUILDING OF THE YEAR WINNERS. View Awards handed out for various Agricultural Buildings.

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COCA - Government Relations May 2018 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations May 2018 - Members Report

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Sarjeant Company brings beauty to Simcoe County jobsites
Sarjeant Company brings beauty to Simcoe County jobsites

CFBA Member - The Sarjeant Company has helped construct Simcoe County for nearly 130 years and for the last 8 years has been helping to build its local arts community. Read impressive back story and see pics of their concrete truck fleet here:

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Health and Safety Advisory: WAH Site-Specific Training
Health and Safety Advisory: WAH Site-Specific Training

Falling from heights continues to be a leading cause of injuries and fatalities in the Ontario construction industry. Despite the fact that working at heights (WAH) training is mandatory and must meet a provincial standard, workers are still dying or suffering life-altering injuries. IHSA has developed an advisory for site-specific training.

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July 2018 - Ministry of Labour Report to Labour Management Network
July 2018 - Ministry of Labour Report to Labour Management Network

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Cannabis Act ‘significant step in the wrong direction’
Cannabis Act ‘significant step in the wrong direction’

News of the legalization of cannabis officially taking effect across Canada in the fall has some construction industry stakeholders questioning how it will impact job site safety, and others stating it may be a good thing for the industry.

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Amendments to Ontario’s Construction Act – July 1, 2018
Amendments to Ontario’s Construction Act – July 1, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

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CSSBI 2018 Photo Contest
CSSBI 2018 Photo Contest

Congratulations to CFBA Members; Agway Metals Inc. and Steelway Building Systems on their wins!

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Canada announces funding to assist steel and aluminum industry
Canada announces funding to assist steel and aluminum industry

In an effort to combat the effect of tariffs imposed by the United States government, Canada has announced it will provide up to $2 billion for its domestic steel, aluminum and manufacturing industries.

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COCA - Government Relations June 2018 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations June 2018 - Members Report

1. COCA Priorities and the New Government
2. Ford Government Sworn In
3. Who Will Really Manage the New Ontario Government?
4. First Actions of Ontario’s New Government
5. Brain Drain in the Public Service
6. WSIB Rate Framework Policies Approved

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Concrete Ontario - July 26th Seminar Invitation
Concrete Ontario - July 26th Seminar Invitation

Concrete Ontario is hosting a seminar on Insulating Concrete Form - complimentary for CFBA members. Details and registration information:

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2-Minute News - June 2018
2-Minute News - June 2018

IHSA Safety Talk: Traffic Control — Public Roads 2
Preventing fatalities in high-hazard work
Fall date announced for COR™ Internal Auditor Conference
Health and Safety Advisory: WAH - Site-Specific Training
IHSA announces new employer-recognition programs

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StatsCan apprenticeship numbers ‘disappointing’
StatsCan apprenticeship numbers ‘disappointing’

Recently released Statistics Canada numbers showing apprenticeship registration has declined in every province and territory has construction industry leaders concerned about the future of skilled trades across the country.

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Construction innovation: Shedding the old paradigms
Construction innovation: Shedding the old paradigms

The term “innovation” conjures up images of drones, virtual reality, state-of-the-art sensing technology and leading-edge building materials. These products, however, are only enablers—the real innovation is in the changes companies have to make to adopt them.

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Tariffs are already taking toll on construction costs says AGC
Tariffs are already taking toll on construction costs says AGC

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) say tariffs imposed by the United States government has already led to “dramatic increases” in the cost of construction materials.

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Supreme Court of Canada confirms
“general problem” with substance abuse in the workplace
may justify random testing
Supreme Court of Canada confirms “general problem” with substance abuse in the workplace may justify random testing

Briefing Note from Sherrard Kuzz LLP - June 2018

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Election Reaction: Industry leaders anxious for details with new Ford government
Election Reaction: Industry leaders anxious for details with new Ford government

Ian Cunningham of COCA: Construction Industry stakeholders comment on PC Leader Doug Ford’s victory and what it could mean for the future of construction in the province.

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Trump and Trudeau tariffs causing casualties on both sides of border
Trump and Trudeau tariffs causing casualties on both sides of border

Canadian steel stakeholders are gravely concerned about how those tariffs will affect their business.

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June 2018 - Ministry of Labour Report to Labour Management Network
June 2018 - Ministry of Labour Report to Labour Management Network

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Here’s Canada’s list of steel products that will see a 25% tariff
Here’s Canada’s list of steel products that will see a 25% tariff

Following the American announcement that the country plans to impose tariffs on steel products from the European Union and its NAFTA partners, Canada has retaliated with its own tariffs on American products.

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COCA - Construction Lien Act - YouTube video
COCA - Construction Lien Act - YouTube video

Video prepared by Ted Dreyer of Madorin, Snyder LLP with the assistance and support of other COCA members. Ted is a member of COCA's Board of Directors and Chair of their Construction Lien Act Taskforce.

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Three Questions to Ask When Planning Construction Business Succession
Three Questions to Ask When Planning Construction Business Succession

In the story of a business, succession can be the most challenging chapter. Owners are often so consumed with growing their companies that they put off succession planning.

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