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September 2017 - News
FEATURE ARTICLE
 
2017 AGM: A LOOK BACK

The Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) convened its 24 th Annual General Meeting (AGM) late last month before a full room at the Rogers Centre in Toronto. More than 70 guests registered to attend the meeting held high above the field on which both the Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox were taking batting practice.

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RECORD HIGH VALUES DRIVEN BY INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY AND INSTITUTIONAL SURGE

OCS' 2nd Quarter update on regional building permits in Ontario. Select any of the following regions.    






View current economic indicators for Ontario such as ICI Building Permits, Construction Employment, CPI Inflation, Unemployment Rate, Non-Residential Building Construction Price Index and the Ontario & Canadian GDP. 

BOILERMAKERS - CHANGING WITH THE TIMES

The boilermakers union has been in Canada for more than 100 years.

They have, and continue to primarily produce steel fabrications, working on projects ranging from bridges to blast furnaces to construction of mining equipment.  The job remains physically demanding, requiring a mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity while performing precise work to exacting standards - often in extreme weather conditions.


THE RESEARCH DESK: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING, APPRENTICESHIP & MARKET TRENDS

September is by far my favourite month of the year. Perhaps it has something to do with new beginnings (all those first days of schools), the cooler weather or just getting back into a routine after making the most of summer.  Whatever it is, I always find myself taking stock, planning and looking to the future.  So, with that in mind, I thought it would be interesting to share with you some of the research initiatives OCS has been working on as well as some of the industry issues and trends we have been keeping our eye on.


LOOKING BACK ON FIRST 25 YEARS

Did you know that two members of the Ontario Construction Secretariat's (OCS) Board of Directors have served every year since the Board was established 25 years ago?



OCS 2018 State of the Industry & Outlook Conference 
MARCH 8 2018
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto ON


FUTURE BUILDING 2018
APRIL 10-12 2018
International Centre, Toronto ON


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