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Farm builders given strategies to control fire risks
Farm builders given strategies to control fire risks

Farm insurance expert Jim Zyta speaks at the CFBA's Annual Conference

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HORSE FARM Winners AT BUILDER AWARDS
HORSE FARM Winners AT BUILDER AWARDS

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COCA - January 2018 Newsletter
COCA - January 2018 Newsletter

In This Issue
- Government Downgrades Position of Chief Prevention Officer
- WSIB Employer Reclassifications Will Affect Some Contractors
- Reynold and Vogel Leave BLG - Join BC-based Firm
- The Ontario General Election - Five Factors to Consider
- MPPs NOT Seeking Re-election - Are Their Ridings Up for Grabs
- Wynne's Popularity Improves With Minimum Wage Increase
- Liberal Government's Significant Accomplishments in 2017

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Legalized Pot in Canada Worries Contractors
Legalized Pot in Canada Worries Contractors

Jobsite safety enforcement and test protocols for marijuana use have raised concerns.

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2018 January Report - Ministry of Labour Report to Labour Management Network
2018 January Report - Ministry of Labour Report to Labour Management Network

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COCA - December 2017 Newsletter
COCA - December 2017 Newsletter

-Sharing Thanks for Bill 142
-Important Message From the WSIB
-Accreditation Consultation Deadline Extended
-Government to Extend Presumptive PTSD Coverage
-Openings on OCoT's Governance Structure
-It's Easy to File Your Accessibility Compliance Report
-Auditor General's 2017 Report
-Good News on the Employment Front
-Highlights of the FAO Report
-Ontario Polls Show Two Different Narratives.
-Premier Initiates Suit Against Brown
-Premier Strikes Deals in Asia

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Seven Careers in the Trades That Are in Demand in Canada Now
Seven Careers in the Trades That Are in Demand in Canada Now

Would it surprise you to learn that masons, carpenters, general contractors, farmers, HVAC installers, plumbers and electricians are in high demand?

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Wave of construction worker turnover expected for 2018
Wave of construction worker turnover expected for 2018

Business owners will face an employee retention crisis in the new year, warns Hays Canada.

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Preparing young people for the future of work
Preparing young people for the future of work

We must do more now

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Ontario Passes Legislation to Modernize Construction Laws
Ontario Passes Legislation to Modernize Construction Laws

New Legislation to Ensure Ontario Businesses and Workers Get Paid on Time

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2017 December Report - Ministry of Labour Report to Labour Management Network
2017 December Report - Ministry of Labour Report to Labour Management Network

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Finish line in sight for lien act reform
Finish line in sight for lien act reform

Long-awaited reforms to Ontario’s Construction Lien Act are an important step closer to enactment

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COCA - Government Relations November 2017 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations November 2017 - Members Report

• Bill 142 Update
• Bill 148 Update
• Current Consultations
• Impact of Royal Bank of Canada v. Atlas Block
• Latest Forum Poll Shows Neck and
• Neck Race in Toronto
• PC Election Platform
• What’s Up at OCoT

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The Class of 2017 – College of Carpenters and Allied Trades
The Class of 2017 – College of Carpenters and Allied Trades

More than 80 apprentices received their certificates of graduation at the College of Carpenters and Allied Trades (CCAT) 2017 Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony

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CCA - National Voice - Fall 2017
CCA - National Voice - Fall 2017

A Quarterly Review for the Canadian Construction Association

FEATURES:
- Mary Van Buren Starts as CCA President
- Further Discussion on Builder's Risk Insurance Policy
- École Lakay Update
- CCDC Documents Combine Clarity and Expertise
- CSR Guide Now Available
- Improving Construction Projects through Better Documentation
- Changing Construction Sites
- Reducing Waste and Working Smarter
- buildingSMART Canada Releases Practice Manual for BIM

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COCA - Government Relations October 2017 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations October 2017 - Members Report

Update on Bill 142 Hearings etc.

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COCA - November 2017 Newsletter
COCA - November 2017 Newsletter

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COCA - submissions to Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly - Bill 142
COCA - submissions to Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly - Bill 142

COCA communicates on the Construction Lien Act reforms

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Bill 142 - Letter To COCA Members
Bill 142 - Letter To COCA Members

Read Gary van Bolderen's report - COCA working on behalf of members.

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Skilled Trades Will Enable The Future Of Canada's Economy
Skilled Trades Will Enable The Future Of Canada's Economy

If Canada is going to invest heavily in infrastructure, we must ensure we make equally strong investments in training talent that is going to build it.

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CCA Publishes a Corporate Social Responsibility Guide for Canadian Construction Companies
CCA Publishes a Corporate Social Responsibility Guide for Canadian Construction Companies

Tailored for the construction industry, the guide explains the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility and offers practical advice on how to prepare or enhance a CSR strategy.

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2017 October Report - Provincial Labour Management Health and Safety Committee
2017 October Report - Provincial Labour Management Health and Safety Committee

Falls – ladder safety blitz in Construction sector
Date: October 2, 2017 – November 24, 2017

Falls blitz: The Ministry of Labour will conduct an enforcement blitz targeting fall hazards in workplaces in construction workplaces. From October to November, inspectors will check that employers are taking appropriate action to assess and address fall hazards and to protect workers.

See following report for critical injury and fatality incidences.

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COCA - October 2017 Newsletter
COCA - October 2017 Newsletter

Bill 142 Update + more

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OGCA: Legalizing marijuana creates serious health and safety problems on construction sites
OGCA: Legalizing marijuana creates serious health and safety problems on construction sites

The legalization of pot will put people’s lives at risk in the workplace, according to the head of the largest association representing industrial, commercial, and institutional contractors in Ontario.

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Marijuana uncertainty clouds future work sites
Marijuana uncertainty clouds future work sites

With the legalization of marijuana less than a year away, there are still a lot of unanswered questions about how to deal with cannabis on construction project sites.

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