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WSIB announces 2019 premium rates
WSIB announces 2019 premium rates

Construction rate groups will see premium rate reductions of between 30 and 48 percent.

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Accurate and efficient invoicing unlocks the potential of prompt payment legislation
Accurate and efficient invoicing unlocks the potential of prompt payment legislation

Contractors can only enjoy prompt payment if they can produce complete, accurate and timely invoices

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2-Minute News - September 2018
2-Minute News - September 2018

IHSA Safety Talk: Dump truck tipovers–workers in vicinity.
Ministry of Labour focuses on struck by injuries.

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COCA - September 2018 Newsletter
COCA - September 2018 Newsletter

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COCA - Government Relations September 2018 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations September 2018 - Members Report

1. WSIB Announces UFL Eliminated, 2019 Rates at AGM
2. Membership Fees Task Force Recommendations Approved by COCA Board
3. Bill 36 Changes Ontario’s Cannabis Laws
4. Government Forms Select Committee on Financial Transparency

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

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COCA - Government Relations Report: August 2018
COCA - Government Relations Report: August 2018

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COCA - August 2018 Newsletter
COCA - August 2018 Newsletter

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Succession Planning: Doing it Right!
Succession Planning: Doing it Right!

Transitioning yourself out of your business could be a gut-wrenching nightmare if it is not done correctly. Conflicting forces can pull you in opposite directions. These conflicting forces, which are largely emotional and financial tensions, must be resolved.

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Stakeholders laud Ford’s cabinet as strong, impressive
Stakeholders laud Ford’s cabinet as strong, impressive

Construction sector stakeholders were universal in their praise for new Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s first cabinet, unveiled June 29, with superlatives like “strong,” “impressive” and “excellent” used to describe core ministers important to the industry.

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CCDC - Canadian Construction Documents Committee
CCDC - Canadian Construction Documents Committee

CCDC Documents are relied on as familiar industry standards for their fairness and balance for all parties involved in a construction project. Information + FAQ's:

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

2017 BUILDING OF THE YEAR WINNERS. View Awards handed out for various Agricultural Buildings.

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Sarjeant Company brings beauty to Simcoe County jobsites
Sarjeant Company brings beauty to Simcoe County jobsites

CFBA Member - The Sarjeant Company has helped construct Simcoe County for nearly 130 years and for the last 8 years has been helping to build its local arts community. Read impressive back story and see pics of their concrete truck fleet here:

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COCA - Government Relations May 2018 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations May 2018 - Members Report

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Health and Safety Advisory: WAH Site-Specific Training
Health and Safety Advisory: WAH Site-Specific Training

Falling from heights continues to be a leading cause of injuries and fatalities in the Ontario construction industry. Despite the fact that working at heights (WAH) training is mandatory and must meet a provincial standard, workers are still dying or suffering life-altering injuries. IHSA has developed an advisory for site-specific training.

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Amendments to Ontario’s Construction Act – July 1, 2018
Amendments to Ontario’s Construction Act – July 1, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

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Cannabis Act ‘significant step in the wrong direction’
Cannabis Act ‘significant step in the wrong direction’

News of the legalization of cannabis officially taking effect across Canada in the fall has some construction industry stakeholders questioning how it will impact job site safety, and others stating it may be a good thing for the industry.

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

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CSSBI 2018 Photo Contest
CSSBI 2018 Photo Contest

Congratulations to CFBA Members; Agway Metals Inc. and Steelway Building Systems on their wins!

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Canada announces funding to assist steel and aluminum industry
Canada announces funding to assist steel and aluminum industry

In an effort to combat the effect of tariffs imposed by the United States government, Canada has announced it will provide up to $2 billion for its domestic steel, aluminum and manufacturing industries.

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COCA - Government Relations June 2018 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations June 2018 - Members Report

1. COCA Priorities and the New Government
2. Ford Government Sworn In
3. Who Will Really Manage the New Ontario Government?
4. First Actions of Ontario’s New Government
5. Brain Drain in the Public Service
6. WSIB Rate Framework Policies Approved

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Concrete Ontario - July 26th Seminar Invitation
Concrete Ontario - July 26th Seminar Invitation

Concrete Ontario is hosting a seminar on Insulating Concrete Form - complimentary for CFBA members. Details and registration information:

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COCA - Government Relations July 2018 - Members Report
COCA - Government Relations July 2018 - Members Report

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2-Minute News - June 2018
2-Minute News - June 2018

IHSA Safety Talk: Traffic Control — Public Roads 2
Preventing fatalities in high-hazard work
Fall date announced for COR™ Internal Auditor Conference
Health and Safety Advisory: WAH - Site-Specific Training
IHSA announces new employer-recognition programs

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StatsCan apprenticeship numbers ‘disappointing’
StatsCan apprenticeship numbers ‘disappointing’

Recently released Statistics Canada numbers showing apprenticeship registration has declined in every province and territory has construction industry leaders concerned about the future of skilled trades across the country.

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