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Ontario Construction News staff writer Negotiators for the Ontario Pipe Trades Council (OPTC) and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Ontario (MCAO) have decided to extend their strike deadline to 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday. “The UA (United Association) and MCAO are continuing...
By Chad Kopach Special to Ontario Construction News The first tranche of revisions to the Construction Act came into force on July 1, 2018. Some of the most anticipated changes were...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The federal government has passed into law prompt payment legislation for projects under federal jurisdiction, with provisions and implementation rules similar to the Ontario Construction Act. Gov. Gen. Julie Payette has granted royal assent to budget...
By Karen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer Phase 2 of the construction of the Place des Arts in Greater Sudbury is almost ready to go. Tenders for the project are expected to be awarded by June of 2019. An architectural consortium...
By Alistair Cull Special to Ontario Construction News Many aspects of the new Ontario Construction Act adjudication provisions are modelled on the United Kingdom’s law, introduced about two decades ago. In this article republished with permission from the Driver Trett Digest,...
By Jim Lamelza Special to Ontario Construction News Whether you're new or you're having a difficult time winning construction bids, we can help. In this guide, you will learn how to create a construction bid that will land you the job in no...
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