Ontario Construction News staff writer Monte McNaughton, Ontario’s Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, has approved a regulation to reclassify the Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) G1 rate for non-residential construction in 2021, the Ontario General Contractors’ Association (OGCA)...
The Canadian Press A new analysis of the country’s stock of affordable housing suggests the Liberals’ decade-long strategy to provide more of it is starting in a deeper hole than previously thought, and may be further behind once the COVID-19 pandemic passes. But the...
Ontario Construction News staff writer This is a story of COVID-19 and contract language and, according to the Ontario General Contractors’ Association (OGCA), it demonstrates the challenges of dealing with one-sided clauses and unreasonable risk transference from owners to contractors. Fortunately,...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) says some large public sector organizations are playing fast and loose with prompt payment provisions within the Ontario Construction Act and are setting unrealistic contractural requirements for project completions...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Researchers at Ryerson University in Toronto are conducting a survey to quantify an often-considered challenge of the design construction community – where shortcuts at the architectural and engineering design process result in costly problems downstream...