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Here’s Canada’s list of steel products that will see a 25% tariff
Here’s Canada’s list of steel products that will see a 25% tariff

Following the American announcement that the country plans to impose tariffs on steel products from the European Union and its NAFTA partners, Canada has retaliated with its own tariffs on American products.

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COCA - Construction Lien Act - YouTube video
COCA - Construction Lien Act - YouTube video

Video prepared by Ted Dreyer of Madorin, Snyder LLP with the assistance and support of other COCA members. Ted is a member of COCA's Board of Directors and Chair of their Construction Lien Act Taskforce.

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Three Questions to Ask When Planning Construction Business Succession
Three Questions to Ask When Planning Construction Business Succession

In the story of a business, succession can be the most challenging chapter. Owners are often so consumed with growing their companies that they put off succession planning.

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2018 Skills Ontario Competition
2018 Skills Ontario Competition

The Skills Ontario Competition took place at the Toronto Congress Centre, featuring nearly 70 skilled trades and technologies contests, and 2,300 competitors from elementary schools, high schools, and colleges across Ontario, it is the largest skilled trades and technology competition in Canada.

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Cannabis and construction: it’s going to be complicated
Cannabis and construction: it’s going to be complicated

A group of industry experts looked at the ways in which cannabis will affect the industry from a medical, legal and labour standpoint during a panel discussion

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Canadian Farm Builders Association builds more than just big red barns
Canadian Farm Builders Association builds more than just big red barns

CFBA's Gary van Bolderen speaks to the Daily Commercial News

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CFBA Awards story carried by Ontario Farmer magazine - Page 2 of 2
CFBA Awards story carried by Ontario Farmer magazine - Page 2 of 2

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CFBA Awards story carried by Ontario Farmer magazine - Page 1 of 2
CFBA Awards story carried by Ontario Farmer magazine - Page 1 of 2

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New Chair for Canadian Construction Association (CCA)
New Chair for Canadian Construction Association (CCA)

Zey Emir appointed chair of the 2018 board of directors at the CCA's annual general meeting, taking over the position from Chris McNally.

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Ontario government investing in projects to reduce workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities
Ontario government investing in projects to reduce workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities

Ontario is partnering with universities, professional associations and research groups on projects that will help support workplace mental health, advance our understanding of occupational diseases and prepare workers to deal with equipment hazards.

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NFBA - National Frame Building Association Award
NFBA - National Frame Building Association Award

2017 Award | Livestock Facilities | 1st Place

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WSIB - Workwell
WSIB - Workwell

The WSIB's free, easy-to-use Workwell app is an interactive tool that you can use to evaluate your health and safety management system and improve health and safety and return to work outcomes in your workplace. Search 'Workwell' and scroll down page to 'Using the Workwell app'

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MOL launches Working at Heights program evaluation
MOL launches Working at Heights program evaluation

The numbers are in and lives have been saved but the goal of ensuring Ontario construction workers never again fall to their deaths on construction sites is far from secured.

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NFBA - National Frame Building Association 2017 Awards
NFBA - National Frame Building Association 2017 Awards

View all winning entries - first, second, and third place + the Project of the Year.

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A Fatal Workplace Accident: Company President Convicted of Manslaughter
A Fatal Workplace Accident: Company President Convicted of Manslaughter

This unprecedented Québec judgment is a reminder that no one is immune from a criminal conviction when a serious or fatal accident occurs.

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

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WSIB: Ontario’s construction-related critical injuries are on the rise
WSIB: Ontario’s construction-related critical injuries are on the rise

Data from the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) suggests that the number of workplace injuries in Ontario’s construction sector is rising year after year.

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Comparison: The Economic Value of Steel vs. Wood
Comparison: The Economic Value of Steel vs. Wood

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NFBA - National Frame Building Association Award
NFBA - National Frame Building Association Award

2017 Award | Agricultural Storage/Workshops | 1st Place

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COCA - Government Relations February 2018 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations February 2018 - Members Report

• What’s Going on in the Legislature
• Forum Poll Shows Strong Support for PCs
• Health Minister Resigns – Another Blow to the Wynne Government
• Values/Beliefs of Ontario Political Party Supporters – Where Do You Fit?
• The PC Leadership Soap Opera Continues

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

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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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Cabinet extends security review of proposed Chinese takeover of Aecon Group
Cabinet extends security review of proposed Chinese takeover of Aecon Group

The federal cabinet has told Aecon Group Inc. that it will take more time to complete a national security review of the proposed takeover of the Canadian construction company by a Chinese state-owned business.

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National security review delays Aecon deal
National security review delays Aecon deal

A national security review of the proposed Aecon sale to CCCI has delayed the $1.5 billion deal.

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Construction’s ‘retirement bubble’ is here: BuildForce
Construction’s ‘retirement bubble’ is here: BuildForce

According to the 2018–2027 Construction and Maintenance Looking Forward forecast, more than a quarter of a million construction workers are expected to retire this decade

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