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John Johnson P.Eng. receives Outstanding Service Award from the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA)
John Johnson P.Eng. receives Outstanding Service Award from the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA)

Awarded for his tremendous contribution to Farm Building throughout his years of service. Nominated by the Bluewater Chapter. Scroll to #6 'The Bill Davis Ontario Merit Award'.

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Cannabis and construction: what you need to know
Cannabis and construction: what you need to know

The Daily Commercial News has compiled a list of words of wisdom for employers and employees on how they can be prepared.

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Small Business
Small Business

Small businesses represent 95% of all employers in Ontario.
The Ministry of Labour, in collaboration with health and safety system partners, has developed new one-day training resources for Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) in small businesses. The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires employers to ensure that workplaces with 6-19 workers have an HSR. To be effective in carrying out their duties, HSRs should have broad, basic occupational health and safety knowledge and be aware of their specific role in the workplace. To support voluntary HSR training, the Ministry of Labour, in collaboration with health and safety partners, has created a number of training resources

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Special Touches for Horse Barns: Ideas to Spur Your Interest
Special Touches for Horse Barns: Ideas to Spur Your Interest

12 TIPS FOR CREATING SUCCESSFUL HORSE STALL SPACE

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Legal cannabis sparks job site concerns for Associated Equipment Distributors (AED)
Legal cannabis sparks job site concerns for Associated Equipment Distributors (AED)

“Worrying many industry groups is the lack of proper laws to ensure workplace safety, especially in sectors that use heavy machinery and other potentially dangerous equipment”

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Government Announces Repeal of Bill 148; Good News for Construction
Government Announces Repeal of Bill 148; Good News for Construction

COCA's press release on the Government's announcement

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Where have all the trades gone?
Where have all the trades gone?

Growing number of freelancers; the number of freelancers (or independent workers) will surpass employed workers within 10 years

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Fitness for Duty Summit
Fitness for Duty Summit

With the legalization of cannabis coming into effect in a week, there is widespread concern in the construction industry surrounding fitness for duty, but one organization says new innovations in impairment testing are on the horizon.

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Recreational cannabis is legal - now what ?
Recreational cannabis is legal - now what ?

Six things an employer should know - from COCA member Sherrard Kuzz LLP

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The McMillan Chronicle - BC Law firm
The McMillan Chronicle - BC Law firm

Helping your workplace negotiate the legalization of marijuana

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COCA - October 2018 Newsletter
COCA - October 2018 Newsletter

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

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WSIB announces 2019 premium rates
WSIB announces 2019 premium rates

Construction rate groups will see premium rate reductions of between 30 and 48 percent.

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Accurate and efficient invoicing unlocks the potential of prompt payment legislation
Accurate and efficient invoicing unlocks the potential of prompt payment legislation

Contractors can only enjoy prompt payment if they can produce complete, accurate and timely invoices

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2-Minute News - September 2018
2-Minute News - September 2018

IHSA Safety Talk: Dump truck tipovers–workers in vicinity.
Ministry of Labour focuses on struck by injuries.

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COCA - September 2018 Newsletter
COCA - September 2018 Newsletter

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COCA - Government Relations September 2018 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations September 2018 - Members Report

1. WSIB Announces UFL Eliminated, 2019 Rates at AGM
2. Membership Fees Task Force Recommendations Approved by COCA Board
3. Bill 36 Changes Ontario’s Cannabis Laws
4. Government Forms Select Committee on Financial Transparency

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

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COCA - Government Relations Report: August 2018
COCA - Government Relations Report: August 2018

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COCA - August 2018 Newsletter
COCA - August 2018 Newsletter

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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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