Long-awaited reforms to Ontario’s Construction Lien Act are an important step closer to enactment
• Bill 142 Update
• Bill 148 Update
• Current Consultations
• Impact of Royal Bank of Canada v. Atlas Block
• Latest Forum Poll Shows Neck and
• Neck Race in Toronto
• PC Election Platform
• What’s Up at OCoT
More than 80 apprentices received their certificates of graduation at the College of Carpenters and Allied Trades (CCAT) 2017 Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony
A Quarterly Review for the Canadian Construction Association
- Mary Van Buren Starts as CCA President
- Further Discussion on Builder's Risk Insurance Policy
- École Lakay Update
- CCDC Documents Combine Clarity and Expertise
- CSR Guide Now Available
- Improving Construction Projects through Better Documentation
- Changing Construction Sites
- Reducing Waste and Working Smarter
- buildingSMART Canada Releases Practice Manual for BIM
IHSA Safety Talk: Tarping loads on a flatbed trailer
WSIB launches online safety tool
IHSA Safety Groups are recruiting
IHSA creates online e-learning presentations on hearing safety
Call for participants to join two IHSA working groups
Bill 148 Undergoes Significant Amendment - What Does It Mean for Employers?
COCA communicates on the Construction Lien Act reforms
Update on Bill 142 Hearings etc.
Read Gary van Bolderen's report - COCA working on behalf of members.
If Canada is going to invest heavily in infrastructure, we must ensure we make equally strong investments in training talent that is going to build it.
Tailored for the construction industry, the guide explains the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility and offers practical advice on how to prepare or enhance a CSR strategy.
Product spotlight: revised Construction Health and Safety Manual
IHSA Safety Talk: Stretching exercises
IHSA helps create new online safety tool and app
WSIB releases 2018 rates
Tell me what you really think! An honest reference, even if negative, is not defamatory.
Workplace Offences - Personal Hygiene.
WSIB - Important Changes - complimentary seminar Wednesday, November 29, 2017.
Falls – ladder safety blitz in Construction sector
Date: October 2, 2017 – November 24, 2017
Falls blitz: The Ministry of Labour will conduct an enforcement blitz targeting fall hazards in workplaces in construction workplaces. From October to November, inspectors will check that employers are taking appropriate action to assess and address fall hazards and to protect workers.
See following report for critical injury and fatality incidences.
Bill 142 Update + more
WSIB offers further premium rate reductions in 2018
Updates to Farm Building Code Long Overdue. See page 57 article by Ralph Winfield. CFBA Member - Will Teron of Tacoma Engineers leading the charge.
With the legalization of marijuana less than a year away, there are still a lot of unanswered questions about how to deal with cannabis on construction project sites.
Workforce shortages mean that talent must be scouted using a new approach to recruitment. Here are 3 tips to ensure that you get the best people filling the roles.
The legalization of pot will put people’s lives at risk in the workplace, according to the head of the largest association representing industrial, commercial, and institutional contractors in Ontario.
The Ontario legislature has given Bill 142, the Construction Lien Amendment Act, unanimous second reading approval, sending the bill that would introduce a new prompt payment regime in the province to the committee stage for consideration.
Canada's impending Cannabis Act is going to drastically affect safety at construction sites