Ontario General Contractors Association

Join the OGCA for our 42 Annual Golf Tournamentt being held at Angus Glen Golf Course, host of the 2015 Pan Am Games. This year, OGCA is proud to support the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Toronto Charity. This event is a great opportunity to get facetime with OGCA members, and take advantage of a day filled with great food, golf, and business building.

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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.  Canada’s Largest Engineering, Diversity and Recruitment Conference!

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/oga-nwl/pdf/The_2023_Engineering_Conference_-_Partnership_Package_FINAL_-_April_12.pdf to view the full article online.

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is happy to share their submission to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities’ legislative review of the mandate, operations and relevancy of the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB).

Visit https://www.cca-acc.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/CCA-Formal-Submission-for-CIB-Mandate-Review-March-24th-2023-FINAL-EN.pdf to view the full article online.

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The “2024” edition of the National Concrete Standard “CSA A23.1 Concrete Materials & Methods of Concrete Construction” is open for Public Review comments until April 29.


CSA A23.1 includes many mandatory clauses on cement & concrete materials, concrete production & delivery, reinforcing, formwork, concrete ordering & receiving, testing & inspection, placing & finishing tolerances, curing & jointing. This Standard is not only a National Building Code reference, but also a problem avoidance guide for all Concrete Construction.


Visit https://publicreview.csa.ca/Home/Details/4903 to view the full article online.

The OGCA Safety Advisory Committee was created by our members for our members, and we 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 info@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.

The ORCGA has released its 2022 DIRT Report.

The report can be found on the ORCGA website to read and download.

Visit https://orcga.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/ORCGA-Dirt-Report-2022.pdf to view the full article online.

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Associate Partner News and Events
On March 20, 2023, the Government of Ontario introduced Bill 79, the Working for Workers Act, 2023.  If enacted, Bill 79 will amend various work-related statutes including, the Employment Standards Act, 2000, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act, 2009, Fair Access to Regulated Professions and Compulsory Trades Act, 2006, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act, Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997, and the Ontario Works Act, 1997.  

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/oga-nwl/pdf/Briefing_Note_-_Changes_Coming_to_the_Employment_Standards_Act,_2000_and_Other_Work-Related_Statutes_-_Sherrard_Kuzz_LLP.pdf to view the full article online.

Benefit Partners wishes to announce their new strategic partnership with Schooley Mitchell! Benefit Partners is responsible for the Big Company Advantage employee benefits program, which is made available to OGCA members.  


Introducing an innovative, two-pronged cost savings program for OGCA members!  The program focuses on benefits and business, without reduction or loss of quality!


Visit https://consider.peoplecorporation.com/cost-savings-plan/ to view the full article online.

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.

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

Sherrard Kuzz LLP has released their 2023 Employment & Labour Law Update.  Within the update,


Sherrard Kuzz LLP will also be hosting a webinar pertaining to "The Future of Remote Work - Practical Considerations for Employers."

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/oga-nwl/pdf/Employment_and_Labour_Law_Update_-_April_2023_-_Sherrard_Kuzz_LLP.pdf to view the full article online.

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