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Future of skilled trades in Ontario Part 3: OCOT replacement must be balanced, stakeholders say
Future of skilled trades in Ontario Part 3: OCOT replacement must be balanced, stakeholders say

The Daily Commercial News asked Ontario construction stakeholders to ruminate on the future of skilled trades recruitment and regulation. Read the interview with Ian Cunningham, president of the Council of Ontario Construction Associations.

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Ministry of Labour Training and Skills Development Report to the Provincial Labour-Management Health and Safety Committee NOVEMBER 2020
Ministry of Labour Training and Skills Development Report to the Provincial Labour-Management Health and Safety Committee NOVEMBER 2020

In addition to the report on fatalities and critical injuries in the construction industry, the Ministry of Health has implemented mandatory active screening for all workplaces prior to entry to the workplace each day. Information on page 2, 2nd paragraph.

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2 Minute News OCTOBER 2020
2 Minute News OCTOBER 2020

• IHSA Safety Talk: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)—Risk factors
• IHSA 2020 Annual General Meeting goes virtual
• New eLearning course available: Preventing Falls in Trucking
• Reminder: IHSA COVID-19 safety resources available online
• Product spotlight: IHSA safety sticker redesign
• Health and Safety Advisory: Fatigue and Other Effects from Face Mask Use

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Skilled trades panel consultations
Skilled trades panel consultations

Learn about the panel that engages with industry stakeholders to help modernize the apprenticeship and skilled trades system and share your feedback.

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Using masks in the workplace
Using masks in the workplace

Learn about how to select, care for and use masks to protect workers from COVID-19.

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Better Farming November 2020
Better Farming November 2020

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Develop your COVID-19 workplace safety plan
Develop your COVID-19 workplace safety plan

This guide is for employers. Whether you are currently operating or planning for your workers to return to work, the guide will help you develop a plan to work safely. It will help prepare you to put controls into place to make the workplace safer for everyone.

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WSIB financial relief package
WSIB financial relief package

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What's New - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development newsletter OCTOBER 2020
What's New - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development newsletter OCTOBER 2020

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Government of Ontario appoints Skilled Trades Panel for a nine-month term
Government of Ontario appoints Skilled Trades Panel for a nine-month term

Appointees will be advising Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, on ways to modernize and improve the skilled trades and apprenticeship system.

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Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)
Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)

The Government of Canada is offering the CRSB to provide income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they're sick or need to self-isolate due to COVID-19

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Ministry of Labour Training and Skills Development Report to the Provincial Labour-Management Health and Safety Committee OCTOBER 2020
Ministry of Labour Training and Skills Development Report to the Provincial Labour-Management Health and Safety Committee OCTOBER 2020

Fatality & Critical Injury Year-to-Date Overview – Construction

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Ontario Helping Apprentices
Ontario Helping Apprentices

$75 Million Investment and Expert Advice will Improve Training, while making it Safer and More Affordable

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COCA Newsletter - October 2020
COCA Newsletter - October 2020

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OCTOBER 2020 newsletter
OCTOBER 2020 newsletter

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Growth plan must include strategy for swift flow of funds to be effective, says Canadian Construction Association
Growth plan must include strategy for swift flow of funds to be effective, says Canadian Construction Association

CCA members – 70 per cent of which are small and medium-sized, family-run businesses – have been asking for a clear, balanced, fair and flexible infrastructure stimulus plan as Canadians focus on pandemic recovery.

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CCA launches Talent Fits Here campaign to attract a new generation to join the construction industry
CCA launches Talent Fits Here campaign to attract a new generation to join the construction industry

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COCA - Government Relations Report SEPTEMBER 2020
COCA - Government Relations Report SEPTEMBER 2020

• Ontario in Second Wave of Pandemic
• All Ontario Employers Now Required to Pro-Actively Screen Employees
• Pre-Budget Consultations Underway
• 2019-2020 Public Accounts Reveal $8.7B Deficit
• First Three Pillars in Government’s Six Pillar Plan

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Statement by the Canadian Construction Association on the Speech from the Throne
Statement by the Canadian Construction Association on the Speech from the Throne

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College of Carpenters going extra mile to keep classes open during pandemic
College of Carpenters going extra mile to keep classes open during pandemic

A shortage of skilled trades workers has long been a drag on the Canadian economy, but at least one trade school is doing everything in its power to ensure students are able to continue to learn and prepare to enter the workforce despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Better Farming interviews CFBA regarding Farm Construction Contracts
Better Farming interviews CFBA regarding Farm Construction Contracts

Farmers can take steps to reduce liabilities when hiring companies to complete building projects

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Ontario Set to Employ the Largest Number of Labour Inspectors in Provincial History
Ontario Set to Employ the Largest Number of Labour Inspectors in Provincial History

New Inspectors will help Keep Workers Safe on the Job during COVID-19

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What's New - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development newsletter SEPTEMBER 2020
What's New - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development newsletter SEPTEMBER 2020

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2 Minute News SEPTEMBER 2020
2 Minute News SEPTEMBER 2020

IHSA Safety Talk: Working at heights—Site-specific training
IHSA supports Falls Awareness week September 14-18
Virtual Annual General Meeting set for October 7
IHSA is launching Road Safety Solutions campaign to prevent motor vehicle incidents in the trucking sector
Checking the safety record of a business
Applications for the WSIB 2020 Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards now open

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How to prepare your business for a potential second wave
How to prepare your business for a potential second wave

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