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League of Champions
On Friday, September 30, 2016, during the Safety Event being held at Verdi Banquet Hall in Mississauga, several jerseys will be presented to the latest members of the League of Champions. MySafeWork's Rob Ellis will be on hand to present the jerseys.

We are currently working on the agenda and will send it out once it is ready.
Safety
As you all know, in the past we have presented the OGCA Safety Awards as part of the Annual General Meeting and Conference. This year, in order to encourage more members to attend, we have opted to hold the event in the Mississauga area. On Friday, September 30, we will be at the Verdi Banquet Hall, located at 3550 Derry Road East, in Mississauga, with a breakfast at 8:00 a.m., followed by the awards ceremony. We will also be having a ceremony to present League of Champions Jerseys and Charters to the latest members of the LOC. Things should wrap up by noon.

Watch this space for a full listing of the winners.
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Education & Events
Learning doesn't have to be hard! Pinchin has courses on ...
The Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA) is pleased to host the Ontario General Contractors Association in joint sessions across Ontario, including Ottawa, Kingston and London. Members are invited to these free events which include breakfast.
  
The 2017 Ontario Builder Awards are looking for your latest and greatest projects. Whether it is a professional office building, restaurant, department store, waste water treatment plant, church or a long term care facility, whatever the project is, we want to see it. Some of the greatest achievements in history are buildings constructed by General Contractors like you. In fact, some of you may have built them! Projects must have reached substantial completion between January 1, 2014 and December 15, 2016. For more information, click below
Member News
This year's AGM and Conference in Washington is sold out of hotel space, which is a first for OGCA! Next year, we will be in Toronto, and will make sure we have plenty of rooms on hand for those who are planning to attend. We hope that most of you will take advantage of the location and will make a long weekend of it!

In the meantime, if you haven't already submitted your proxy on the motions to be voted on, please do so now. On Monday afternoon, we sent you another copy of the proxy form. Please take a few minutes and complete it now! Thank you!
  
PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto) is pleased to announce that it has been selected to build GE’s first multi-modal "Brilliant Factory" in Canada. A groundbreaking event was held at the greenfield site on August 26 to celebrate the start of construction.
  
OGCA Chairman Jason Ball attended the Kitchener Building Department's Golf Day on August 24, 2016 at the Rockway Golf Course in Kitchener.

From left to right: Mark Parsons (President of Mattamy Homes), Jason Ball, Michael May (Deputy Chief Administrative Officer), Kelly Galloway-Sealock (Kitchener City Councillor), Mike Seiling (CBO) and Mayor Berry Vrbanovic's head.
  
Our own Lyndsy Miceli recently took part in the Liberal Women's Golf Tournament at Rattlesnake Point. 

Joining her, along with Premier Wynne who stopped by for a photo opportunity, were Michelle Arthurs of PCL Constructors, Meri Shepheard of Newton Group and Margaret Mollica of Remo General Contracting. Plenty of fun and great networking opportunity!
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President Clive Thurston and Government Relations Director David Frame met with Premier Wynn, Attorney General Yasir Naqvi and Infrastructure Minister Bob Chiarelli at the annual Premier's Ottawa Golf Tournament. Included in the OGCA party were John DeVries of the OCA and his Chair Mark Wilson. Great day and discussion on infrastructure, Lien Act reform and procurement.