2013 CFBA Awards, 2013 Annual Conference, COCA President Award, Ag Maps Launches
COCA Construction Day, Health & Safety News, OEA Update, Feed-In Tariff Program
CFBA Golf Tournament, Ontario Government New Local Food Fund, Roofing Safety, Changes to WHMIS
Construction leaders recently met at Queen’s Park to make their concerns known to MPPs during the Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA) fourth annual Construction Day.
The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes has just released the first information regarding the update to the National Farm Building Code.
After the CFBA attended a meeting with the Minister of Agriculture at Queen’s Park, on March 22nd, along with the OFA to support the Horse Racing Industry these concerns were also brought to COCA's attention and the response to their letter by the Finance Minister, Dwight Duncan can be read HERE
The Canadian Farm Builders Association supports the continued partnership arrangements between the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission and the Race Tracks and the Horse racing industry in Ontario.
Report from Will Teron on the CCBFB/PTPACC Joint Task Force on Farm Buildings committee meetings.
Gary Van Bolderen, current CFBA President, was elected to the COCA Executive as 2nd Vice Chair.
The Education Committee has prepared an "Agricultural Building Checklist" that the membership can use as part of their "package" they leave with possible customers when quoting on agricultural buildings.
Will Teron P.Eng from Tacoma Engineers and former President of the Canadian Farm Builders Association has been named to the CCBFB/PTPACC Joint Task Force on Farm Buildings.
The Poultry Service Association, in conjunction with the Chicken Farmers of Ontario and several other agencies, have published a Safe Work Practices manual for the broiler chicken industry and compiled a Recommendations for Broiler Barn and Yard Design Guide.