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Ontario offering free training for roofing and drywall careers in Niagara

The Ontario government is investing over $1.2 million in skilled trades training for unemployed and underemployed people in Niagara Region. In partnership with Niagara College, the Niagara Homebuilders Association is offering 80 participants the opportunity to get the skills they need for well-paying careers as roofers and drywall installers.

Calgary contractor faces 51 charges for building code violations

The City of Calgary has laid 51 charges against Dhaliwal Homes Ltd., its director and two agents for failure to comply with the provincial Safety Codes Act and the city’s land-use bylaws.

Spring Training Camp offers high-level education

Construction science consultants Building Knowledge, the McLeod Associates and Enbridge will host a two-day conference at Hockley Valley Resorts near Orangeville, Ont, April 25 and 26 featuring expert talks from some top minds in the field.
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The Hammer Episode #25: The Case Against Tax Fraud – Mike Yorke, Carpenters District Council of Ontario

We all hate taxes. But is there a case to be made that contractors should pay what the law says they owe? Mike Yorke, director of public affairs for the Carpenters District Council of Ontario joins The Hammer to talk about the CDCO’s No Tax Fraud awareness raising campaign and make his argument for contractors playing it above board, especially when it comes to larger projects and payroll taxes. » Listen now...

Episode #24: All In This Together: Jennifer Khan, EllisDon

Jennifer Khan is EllisDon’s director of diversity and inclusion. She joined The Hammer to talk about why one of Canada’s largest general contractors has devoted serious resources to furthering the cause of greater acceptance of all identify groups in workplaces and the industry. » Listen now...

Episode #23: Trading Up – Hon. Monte McNaughton, Ontario Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development

The Ontario Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, Monte McNaughton, joins The Hammer to explain the newly formed Skilled Trades Ontario agency, which replaces the Ontario College of Trades as the apprenticeship and skilled trades regulator for the province. » Listen now...

Structural Field Technician

WHM Structural Engineers is currently looking for a Structural Field Technician on a permanent, full-time basis to assist in overseeing projects that have entered the construction phase. » Apply now...

Senior Commercial Construction Contract Specialist

Senior Commercial Construction Contract Specialists will be responsible for reviewing complex construction schedules, establishing dependencies, critical path, float, delays and impacts to project completion dates, forensic delay analysis using industry recognized techniques, such as those developed by the Society of Construction Law (SCL), and Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE). » Apply now...

Gravel Pit Foreman

RROX Aggregates Ltd. (an affiliate of Park Paving Ltd.) is looking to hire an EXPERIENCED GRAVEL PIT to accommodate our large work volumes for this year at our Fox Creek, AB rail transload facility. » Apply now...