Every day, and with each passing tender, the OGCA continually advocates on behalf of our members. Overall, the OGCA has been very successful in clearly and definitively communicating to the buyers of construction what our members will not accept as language within tender documents. However, sometimes we receive language in a tender that is so far outside the pale that it almost defies logic.
Construction Managers who are interested in bidding on various government projects are encouraged to participate in Infrastructure Ontario’s (IO) Request for Qualifications and Standing Offer (RFQSO) process.
Thanks to their hard work, seven Ontario competitors were part of Team Canada at the WorldSkills Special Edition, where two Ontario skilled trade students have placed in the top three for their contests during the WorldSkills Special Edition 2022 Competition.
Building permit values decreased in all sectors from November to December, with total ICI permit value down 56%. Quarterly and Year-to-Date permit values, however, were all higher.
The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is pleased to provide you exclusive advance access to the Q4 2022 edition of our ICIC Construction Sector Quarterly Insights, a Best Practices Services resource created to support your need for timely economic insights on the construction sector.
The OGCA is excited to announce and release details for some upcoming events!
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The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development is excited to announce a new skilled trades digital marketing campaign, "Trade Up."
Change is inevitable and although people are creatures of habit, change is necessary to develop and grow. This notice is to inform our members that our Health and Safety Resource Specialist, Judith Reda, is departing from OGCA effective February 28, 2023. The entire OGCA staff and Board of Directors thank Judith for her involvement with the association since 2020, and wish her much success in her new endeavours.
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 email@example.com
with a name and email.
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.
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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.
The Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) is pleased to present the 2023 Engineering
Conference on Thursday, November 2, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, downtown Toronto.
On February 23, 2023 the Hamilton-Halton Construction Association will present members with Safety Awards at their 103rd Annual General Meeting & Dinner in Hamilton.
On March 8, 2023, SHERRARD KUZZ LLP will be hosting a free virtual webinar in relation to 'Termination of Employment: New Risks and Best Practices.' More than ever, employers are facing high damage claims for post-termination conduct, and a heightened risk their employment agreement termination language will be found unenforceable. The webinar will focus on
- Employment Contract Considerations
- An Increase in "Bad Faith" Claims Related to the Manner of Termination
- Post-Termination Income and its Impact on Damage Award
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