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The construction industry is now into the month of December, and there are a few things that we should all do.
The pledge is simple: “I pledge to never compromise my safety or the safety of my fellow workers, to ensure we all get home safe.”

Trisura goes a step above
Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company®
Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company is a Canadian specialty insurance and surety provider. We create custom insurance solutions for a niche industry of corporate clients, through a select broker network. Founded in 2006 on the premise that the insurance business can be done better, Trisura focusses on exceptional service for all our partners
Learn more about our surety and specialty insurance solutions here.
Industry News
The Ontario government is increasing its construction funding subsidy to support the cost of developing or redeveloping a long-term care home. This additional funding will help fast-track the construction of new long-term care beds before August 31, 2023. This supports the government’s $6.4 billion commitment to build more than 30,000 net new beds by 2028 and 28,000 upgraded long-term care beds across the province.
The Ontario government is investing $4.8 million to expand the dual credit program, helping prepare more students for the jobs of tomorrow by better connecting learning in the classroom to good-paying jobs. The expansion of the program will create opportunities for an additional 2,200 students to earn college credits and take apprenticeship training while still in high school and help to build interest in skilled trades as a rewarding career.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) is issuing a RFP for a new Project Management Services Provider (PMSP) early in the new year. Attached you will find more details regarding the timing for potential partners to prepare themselves. Of note you will notice that the new PMSP will be required to establish and manage various Vendor of Record arrangements in accordance with IO’s Procurement Policy.
Don’t let water damage sideline your construction project
Northbridge Insurance®
Severe water damage can cause several challenges for construction companies. Related project delays can translate into increased costs in labour and materials and can also drive up financing costs from lenders to finish the project, heavily impacting developers’ bottom lines. The reality is that water damage during the construction stage of a building is one of the largest risks to completing a project on time and on budget.
Learn how leak detection technology can help
OGCA Tech Check
Construction is complicated, yet it is often generalized as lagging behind other industries when it comes to the adoption of new technologies and processes. We want to know how, and most importantly why, you don’t use technology. 
Concrete Flooring Association
K. Winter Sanitation Inc.
Metropolitan Credit Adjusters Ltd
Controlled Demolition Group
Member News

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is hosting webinars relating to Construction Management, and will specifically focus on CCDC 5 & CCDC 17 contracts.

CCDC 5A and 17 Webinar

January 19, 2023, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (ET) 



CCDC 5B Webinar 

February 9, 2023, 1 p.m. - 2:30p.m. (ET)


The OGCA would like to congratulate Mr. Frank Snyder from Synder Construction, in winning the 'Businessman of the Year' award at the Whitby Chamber of Commerce.
How Wohlsen uses Bridgit Bench to utilize team members more effectively
Learn how Wohlsen said goodbye to spreadsheets and hello to Bridgit Bench to utilize team members more effectively, forecast pipeline needs, and ensure profitable growth. 
Read the interview
The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) would like to share the edited recordings prepared in realtion to CCA's recent CCDC Document Orientation webinar initative.
The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) has completed a robust development/review process of two documents, and has now approached the Canadian Construction Association for an endorsement of:
CCDC 2 CcQ 'Civil Code of Quebec Stipulated Price Contract'
CCDC 2MA 'Master Agreement Between Owner and Contractor' and CCDC 2MA Work Authorization
CMiC: Your Hub for Project Management & Collaboration
Connecting the various parts of a construction project is a complex but essential part of operating as a contractor today.
With subcontractors, architects, clients and numerous internal teams all contributing to a project at various phase of the project and information accumulating over the course of the job, the resulting communications may be too numerous and diverse to be easily tracked through outdated legacy technology.

Canadian Construction Assoication (CCA) stands up for construction, PLUS+ an update from the Board, news from CCDC, and more!

The Gold Seal team is pleased to present a revised Gold Seal Certification application guide!

The CCA has edited and updated the content and modified the design.

For more information on these updates, please click here to download the application guide.



Affinity Program

Priestly Demolition Inc.
ELM Insurance Brokers Inc.
Legislative & Legal Updates
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.
Autodesk, Inc.
Labourers Employee Bargaining Agency