Ontario General Contractors Association

When Bell Canada launched their “Let’s Talk” initiative in September 2010, focused on Canada’s overall mental health, I don’t believe that they could have truly foreseen the absolute need for this avenue and its overall impact.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/oga-nwl/articles/index.asp?aid=765293&issueID=91069 to view the full article online.

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
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Industry News
The Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) provides an Economic update on investment, employment and permits.


Visit https://iciconstruction.com/category/ocs-publications/ocs-bulletins/ to view the full article online.

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.
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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. 


Visit https://ogca.ca/2022/10/ogca-x-smartbuild-the-state-of-construction-technology-survey/ to view the full article online.

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.


Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/oga-nwl/pdf/WSIB_Health_and_Safety_-_2022-11-29_OGCA_HSEp_NOV_29.pdf to view the full article online.

As one of our valued partners, the WSIB is inviting you and your networks to join us on January 26, 2023, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. EST for our Small Business Health and Safety Forum.


This free virtual event will include a keynote talk from entrepreneur Jim Estill, President and CEO of Danby Appliances, on how to overcome common challenges facing smaller businesses. Estill’s talk will draw on his extensive experience investing in and supporting start-ups, highlighting the importance of health and safety and how to create a strong work culture.

Visit https://wsib.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WKZ7n1SyTc-pgJbY9AInpw to view the full article online.

Member News
Contemporary and versatile: Maglin's 970 Bench
Maglin Site Furniture Inc.®
Strike a contemporary note with a sleek bench that will never go out of style. The Maglin 900 Series – 970 Bench combines a slim profile with meticulous craftsmanship. Material options include Ipe wood slats in variable widths, High Density Paper Composite (HDPC), High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) or stunning lasered steel panels that echo the natural world with a pattern of windswept grass.
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Associate Partner News and Events

The Occupational Health and Safety Branch of the MLITSD provides to OGCA, the monthly Report for the Labour-Management Network.  We are pleased to share this information with our membership.


This report includes Monthly Statistics, Year-to-Date Fatality & Critical Injury reporting in construction, as well as a What’s New Section, Court Bulletins, Enforcement Trends.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/oga-nwl/pdf/2023_Jan__MLTSD_Report_for_LM_Network_23.pdf to view the full article online.

Affinity Program
The OGCA is pleased to announce that it has partnered with CyberCatch to provide our members with a complete solution for compliance & cybersecurity at an OGCA member discounted rate here.


With the drastic increase in cyber attacks and ransom demands becoming more prevalent in our industry, construction needs to ensure that our contractors are protected. This is why Canada created its national cybersecurity standard, CAN/CIOSC 104, to prescribe a set of up to 55 cybersecurity controls that all organizations, but specifically small and medium-sized organizations, need to implement to stay safe from cyber threats. These controls that can be implemented proactively to keep your business safe from emerging cyber threats.

Visit https://cybercatch.com/ogca/ to view the full article online.

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