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 …

June & July 2018 OADC Bi Monthly Newsletter

It’s officially Summer and the OADC is on the Course! The OADC was thrilled to participate in the Casa Dos Acores Golf Tournament, held at Glen Eagle Golf, on July 17th. A huge appreciation and thank you to LiUNA OPDC for the invitation. We were so excited to bring along some of our OADC Members, which included Travis Willison from GLF Infrastructure Group …

Introduction to Bill 142 – The Construction Lien Amendment Act

Greetings! The OADC is proud to provide its Members with a video released by COCA. This video is an Introduction to Bill 142 – The Construction Lien Amendment Act. The video was created in the hopes it would offer a simplified version of the Legislation for contractors to use as a reference. To view the video, please Click Here Helen …

April & May 2018 – OADC Bi Monthly Newspaper

2018 OADC 12th Annual General Meeting On April 18, 2018, the OADC hosted their 12th Annual General Meeting at Woodbine Racetrack and it was a huge success! With a record breaking attendance this year, the event was in full swing. The evening kicked off with a message from the OADC Executive Director, Margaret Taylor. Margaret thanked everyone for attending and …