Frequently Asked Questions
Congratulations to CFBA Members; Agway Metals Inc. and Steelway Building Systems on their wins!
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.
Concrete Ontario is hosting a seminar on Insulating Concrete Form - complimentary for CFBA members. Details and registration information:
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Briefing Note from Sherrard Kuzz LLP - June 2018
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.
Canadian steel stakeholders are gravely concerned about how those tariffs will affect their business.
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.
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.
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.
The Skills Ontario Competition took place at the Toronto Congress Centre, featuring nearly 70 skilled trades and technologies contests, and 2,300 competitors from elementary schools, high schools, and colleges across Ontario, it is the largest skilled trades and technology competition in Canada.
A group of industry experts looked at the ways in which cannabis will affect the industry from a medical, legal and labour standpoint during a panel discussion
CFBA's Gary van Bolderen speaks to the Daily Commercial News