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The OGCA expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Hazel McCallion and to all who were touched by this incredible leader. Hazel was the champion of Mississauga and completely gave herself to the service of her beloved city. The OGCA, and its members, will miss Hazel, as she had her own unique style.

Comfortable in all settings, Hazel was the catalyst that propelled Mississauga to what it is today. Hazel was and will always be inspirational, and she will be profoundly missed.


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Industry News

In a recently released report, Canadian Green Retrofit Economy Study, the Delphi Group and the Green Building Council of Canada provide insights into the scope and size of the green retrofit economy, and further delve into the workforce requirements and supply chain needs for the green retrofitting of Canada’s existing stock of commercial and high-rise residential buildings.

A complaint urging the Competition Bureau to investigate an exclusive and costly labour deal at The Ottawa Hospital has been submitted by the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA), whose members build major infrastructure and capital projects.

The OGCA is excited to announce and release details for some upcoming events!

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Those in attendance at the Ontario General Contractors Association’s (OGCA) second annual Chair’s New Year’s party got a sneak peek at what 2023 will look like for the province’s construction industry.
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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.
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Former Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion is being remembered by construction stakeholders as a staunch ally of the sector, an excellent listener and plainspoken negotiator who balanced the needs of citizens with the requirements of builders.
McCallion, who served as mayor from 1978 to 2014, died peacefully in her sleep Jan. 29 at the age of 101.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development is excited to announce a new skilled trades digital marketing campaign, "Trade Up."
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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.
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Controlled Demolition Group
Associate Partner News and Events
Players in the construction industry must get accustomed to how COVID-19 has changed the landscape for negotiating contracts and settling disputes, say the national infrastructure and construction group co-leaders at McMillan LLP.

Concrete Ontario is hosting a premier two-day concrete course on March 7 & 8, presented by the Ontario concrete industry technical leaders, and covers all aspects of the composition of concrete and concrete construction. 

To learn more and to register, click here.

Concrete Ontario is pleased to be offering the Municipal Exterior Flatwork Certification Course. This one-day course is tailored to showcase the best construction practices associated with Ontario municipal concrete sidewalks, curbs, gutters and pavements.

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ELM Insurance Brokers Inc.
Calendar of Events

On Feb. 15 at 10 a.m., take part in a webinar featuring OGCA Cybersecurity to fulsomely review how this partnership can assist our members to protect themselves. Learn how to be safe from cyber threats with this informative and valuable webinar presented by CyberCatch. 


In this webinar you will learn:

  • Simulation of a recent cyber attack to illustrate the clear and present danger
  • Why the new National Cyber Security Standard in Canada
  • What are the risks of non-compliance
  • How to quickly and affordably comply and mitigate cyber risks
  • Q & A

To register, please click here.

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