With the PC Party obtaining a firm majority mandate moving forward, what does that mean for our sector and how is the OGCA engaging to ensure that the voice of the General Contractors is being heard?
Registration is now open for the 41st OGCA Golf Tournament!
Join us Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Angus Glen Golf Club.
This year's tournament will include, prizes, course-wide food stations, on-course activities and networking.
Sponsorship opportunites are also available.
Doug Ford and his PC Party swept through Ontario, picking up seven additional seats, with 83 seats. The NDP formed official Opposition, with 31 seats, while the Liberals failed to secure official party status for the second consecutive election with just eight seats. By defeating the Liberals and NDP, and both leaders stepping down, Doug Ford has cemented himself as a leader for workers and a champion of "Getting it Done."
There are increasing problems with the availability of concrete materials and this is creating some concern over placing overtime costs, reductions in placement sizes and longer installation schedules.
The Concrete Floor Contractors Association typically organize concrete floor placements to be completed as efficiently as possible over a regular eight hour work day. It remains critical that placement sizes & concrete delivery rates be harmonized to avoid creating unnecessary waiting overtime costs.
On November 3, 2022, OSPE will be hosting our Annual Engineering, Diversity and Recruitment Conference in Ottawa at the Shaw Centre.
The Conference is Canada’s largest Engineering, Diversity, and Recruitment event!
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The LOC proudly supports the use of the Safety Climate Assessment Tool (S-Cat) survey as a means for members to gauge the safety culture within their organizations. This confidential survey is a tremendous tool to help measure and benchmark safety performance. We are pleased to see the number of Champions that are taking advantage of this program. If you have any questions regarding this survey, we encourage you to give us a call to discuss.
For any questions or further information, please click the following link SAFETY | League of Champions (theloc.ca), or contact Judith Reda, email@example.com.
Autodesk has finalized the acquisition of ProEst, a cloud-based estimating platform that speeds and simplifies estimates, digital takeoffs, reporting, CRM, bid-day analysis and more. The company will integrate ProEst with Autodesk Construction Cloud, an end-to-end construction management platform that connects teams, data and workflows across the entire building lifecycle.
The League of Champions is proud to see continued increases in membership. Please join us in welcoming our two newest Champions to the LOC:
Are you a Safety Champion? Do you know a Safety Champion? Have you considered joining the League of Champions? If you have any questions, or want to learn more about the League of Champions, just let us know. We are here to help.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Judith Reda at firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer 2022 is here, and the weather has been instrumental for our members to start hosting staff events. Our calendar is quickly filling up, so if you are planning any safety staff appreciation events, don’t hesitate to let us know! We look forward to seeing you soon.
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is sweetening the incentives for smaller businesses with fewer than 99 employees to invest in health and safety. A new pandemic bonus will double the rebates eligible businesses can earn for each topic they complete in the WSIB’s Health and Safety Excellence program.
If you are a healthcare facility manager or construction professional either working in the healthcare market or looking to expand into this market, you need this certificate. On September 21-22, become one of the elite in the healthcare construction market by earning your Healthcare Construction Certificate, giving you and your company a competitive edge when negotiating contracts with healthcare facilities.
This course is approved as an accredited course for Gold Seal Certification by the Canadian Construction Association.
Skilled trades workers play an essential role in the lives of all Ontarians as well as in the provincial economy. They build and maintain infrastructure such as homes, schools, hospitals, and roads. They keep industries running and perform many services that people across the province rely on every day.
Inflation has been grabbing the headlines for the past several months.
Pundits, economists and politicians have been debating whether our current inflationary environment is a temporary pandemic induced supply chain shock or a longer lasting phenomenon that will need to be tackled with more aggressive action by central banks.
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Join the 4S & WSIB Webinar on Pandemic Recovery Support for Smaller Businesses To:
- Earn up to Double the Rebates
- Get Recognition
- Achieve Health & Safety Excellence
Click here to register.
The latest issue of the Ontario Legislative Reports is now available on the OGCA website. Please click here to access the latest issue.
The Ontario Legislative Report is updated every two weeks and explains the intention and status of legislation and regulations that could impact the construction industry. For issues prior to January 2021, please contact Daniela Polsoni at OGCA.