Helping your workplace negotiate the legalization of marijuana
The changing legal status of cannabis in Canada highlights a disconnect between employers and employees, especially as it relates to when and how cannabis can be consumed at work.
Construction rate groups will see premium rate reductions of between 30 and 48 percent.
• WSIB offers premium rate reductions to businesses again in 2018
• Getting ready for our new premium-rate setting model in 2020
• Better access to Specialty Programs
• Small Business Awards: Safety is a group concern
• Small Business Week: We’re here to help
• Our one-stop report shop
Contractors can only enjoy prompt payment if they can produce complete, accurate and timely invoices
IHSA Safety Talk: Dump truck tipovers–workers in vicinity.
Ministry of Labour focuses on struck by injuries.
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
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.
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:
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:
There’s just no denying it: the fresh produce industry is changing. The demand from consumers and retails for pre-packed fruit, vegetables, and other fresh produce is on the rise, and it’s presenting new challenges
The Ministry of Labour, in collaboration with health and safety system partners, has developed new one-day training resources for Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) in small businesses. For additional information on these resources, please visit the MOL website.
2017 BUILDING OF THE YEAR WINNERS. View Awards handed out for various Agricultural Buildings.
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.
Congratulations to CFBA Members; Agway Metals Inc. and Steelway Building Systems on their wins!
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
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.