The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”) implemented new
Operational Policy on Cannabis for Medical Purposes, setting strict guidelines for the use of medical cannabis as treatment for work-related illness or injury.
What you need to know about Ontario's accessibility laws.
Two special advisors have been appointed to conduct a review of the province’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”).
Studies have shown that productivity in the construction industry has remained flat or even declined over the years while other industries have improved significantly. One of the reasons given for this lagging productivity improvement in the construction industry is the delayed adoption of technology, where the construction industry is generally considered to be the last frontier for technology solutions.
Finance Minister Vic Fideli introduced Bill 100 Protecting What Matters Most Act (Budget Measures), 2019 in the Ontario legislature. Schedule 40 of this, is the enabling legislation for the province’s new skilled trades and apprenticeship system which proposes to enact the Modernizing the Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2019.
Signature Oak Stables in Dexter, Michigan won 2nd place in the NFBA's Awards for Building of the Year
Report urges change of tune on recruitment and retention
At a risk management seminar in Ottawa in late February, Dan Leduc, a partner at the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright LLP outlined several different ways in which trade contractors might simply use the contracts imposed on them as potential “push backs” or claims for change orders as provided for by the CCA 1 2008 form of subcontract.
Employers in small towns and rural areas advised to emphasize workplace culture and quality of life when recruiting employees. (published in Ontario Farmer)
Members of the Canadian Farm Builders Association were told if they don’t already have a drug and alcohol policy to deal with impairment in the workplace, they need one now.
The Canadian Farm Builders Association (CFBA) presented the 2018 Builder Awards at the association’s annual conference held recently in Stratford, Ont., showcasing unique barn designs with equally unique features.
Building permit hurdles in the approvals process and potential upcoming changes were included in a detailed discussion during the Canadian Farm Builders Association’s (CFBA) annual conference held recently in Stratford, Ont.
Changes and potential impacts of proposed new farm building requirements were explored at the Canadian Farm Builders Association’s (CFBA) annual conference in Stratford, Ont. recently. Photo by Karen Dallimore.