Twitter LinkedIn Instagram

As the end of the 2022 approaches, most people become reflective and are pondering both the end of this year as well as the new beginnings that 2023 will bring.
The OGCA is no different, and we are always reviewing our strategic plan in relation to our noted goals and outcomes. Additionally, we are recognizing the accomplishments we have had over this year as we continue to plan on how to best achieve more successes for our members in 2023.

Trisura goes a step above
Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company®
Trisura is a Canadian specialty insurance and surety provider. We create custom insurance solutions through a select broker network and focus on exceptional service for all our partners
Learn More
Industry News
Total ICI investment remained relatively unchanged from September-October 2022, increasing by 0.5%. Year-to-Date investment was 7.1% higher than last year, with the industrial sector once again experiencing the largest increase (20.6%).
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has released a breifing note to assist members in better understanding the upcoming Procurement. 
One of the key points in the briefing note, references specific questions relating to details on the VOR and its address through the procurement process itself. The desire is to ensure that any and all participants have access to that same information in the spirit of an open, fair and transparent competitive process.
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
innovation Corner
On December 14, the OGCA was well represented at the Building Transformations 2022 Innovation Spotlight Award winners. The awards benchmark innovation in the building and infrastructure industry through showcasing and recognizing projects, companies and technologies that are forming new best practices and shaping how the industry operates.
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.
The OGCA Safety Advisory Committee was created by our members for our members, and welcome you to join us. The Committee meets monthly with updates from both the CPO and the MLITSD as well as timely industry updates. Each OGCA member company is welcome to provide one delegate for these meetings. If you are interested in participating, please email judith@ogca.ca with a name and email.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) report has been provided to the OGCA ending as of October 31, 2022.
Metropolitan Credit Adjusters Ltd
Controlled Demolition Group
Associate Partner News and Events
To protect Canadians facing illness or injury typically associated with recovery rates longer than 15 weeks, the Government of Canada is extending EI sickness benefits to 26 weeks, starting December 18, 2022.  This change is expected to help approximately 169,000 Canadians per year who need more than 15 weeks to return to work after an illness, injury, or quarantine.

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) 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)


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.

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