September & October 2020 – OADC Bi-Monthly Newsletter

Learn more about what’s happening in the industry with theOADC September & October 2020 newsletter. LiUNA Local 1059 Charity Partnership Program with Jobi Construction Ltd.! In mid-October the LiUNA Local 1059 Charity Partnership Program did a cheque presentation with OADC Member, JoBi Construction Ltd! Business Representative Nathan Moniz (centre) joined Jobi’s Brent Parsons and President, Joe Narciso to deliver a …

July & August 2020 – OADC Bi-Monthly Newsletter

Learn more about what’s happening in the industry with the OADC July & August 2020 newsletter. FEATURED NEWS STORY Ontario is Expanding Youth Training Programs to Promote the Skilled Trades The Ontario Government is investing $43 million in expanded youth training programs to give young people exposure to more employment options. The programs will help increase awareness and encourage youth …

May & June 2020 – OADC Bi-Monthly Newsletter

Learn more about what’s happening in the industry with the OADC May & June 2020 newsletter. OADC SPECIAL EVENT OADC Annual General Meeting June 17, 2020 The OADC Annual General Meeting was held on June 17th, 2020 in a very interesting and different way this year as everything was done via Zoom Video Conference Here’s a snapshot of agenda: Welcome …

March & April 2020 – OADC Bi-Monthly Newsletter

Learn more about what’s happening in the industry with the March and April OADC Bi-Monthly newsletter. OADC Attends 2020 CON-EXPO in Las Vegas From March 10 to March 14, OADC attended the 2020 Con-Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. CONEXPO-CON/AGG is a trade show representing asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting, mining, utilities and more.At the conference, OADC Member Priestly Demolition led a presentation called …

January & February 2020 – OADC Bi-Monthly Newsletter

Learn more about what’s happening in the industry with the OADC January & February 2020 newsletter. Welcoming a New Member TEAM Inc. is a specialized multi–service provider with 150 locations globally. They support all industries, infrastructure, and utilities with NDE Inspection services, heat treating and mechanical services across Canada and worldwide. TEAM specializes in providing rope access solutions for contractors …

Ontario Government releases important video on Asbestos safety

The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development has released a video called “Working with Asbestos: What You Need to Know”, which is full of important information. We encourage everyone to watch it. OADC Members take asbestos seriously, and we know that all workplace parties have a shared responsibility to ensure workers are safe on the job. Asbestos in the workplace is a …

Government Announces Repeal

Greetings! Yesterday was a busy day for the Construction Industry in the Province of Ontario. Here is a news release from our Partners at COCA regarding the repeal of Bill 148. Earlier today, the Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, Jim Wilson, the Minister of Labour, Laurie Scott and the Minister of Training Colleges and Universities, Merrilee Fullerton, …

Cannabis Legalization Ontario’s New Rules

Greetings! As many of you are aware, Cannabis became legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. The Ontario Government has created some new Rules to abide by regarding Cannabis use. Please click here to view the new Rules from the Ontario Government. Helen Garrett, Executive Assistant on behalf of Margaret Taylor, Executive Director hgarrett@oadc.ca Office: 289-485-1017 Cell: 416-684-9599 Fax: 416-613-0227

Premier Ford Speaks to LiUna Members

Greetings! We are very pleased to announce that Premier Ford, and the Ontario Government, are supporting the construction industry and are going to invest and create more opportunity for growth in the Trades and Labourers sector. Please click here to view todays News Release from the Ontario Government. Helen Garrett, Executive Assistant on behalf of Margaret Taylor, Executive Director hgarrett@oadc.ca Office: 289-485-1017 …