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Ontario budget overview

The Ontario Construction Secretariat has published an overview of the just-released 2022 Ontario budget from a construction and trades perspective. Lots of investment in here in infrastructure and skilled trades development.

Swimming in knowledge at Spring Training Camp

Energy efficiency, resiliency and embodied carbon were the keywords at the Spring Training Camp, held April 25 and 26 at Hockley Valley Resort in Mono, Ont.

New opportunities for wood construction in the 2020 NBC: Highlights from the Canadian Wood Council Code and Standards Team

The 2020 National Model codes were recently published on March 28, 2022 by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). The Canadian Wood Council supports the updates to the 2020 NBC code.
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The Hammer 

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...