June 5, 2012

VIDEO: Ottawa International Open Shop Conference provides national forum for construction contractors

Public policy issues on labour relations and training are different in each province, but it's important to have a national forum for open shop construction contractors, says Bill Stewart.

Stewart, vice-president of the Merit Contractors Association, was a speaker at the seventh annual International Open Shop Conference (IOSC7) Saturday at the Westin hotel in Ottawa.

Merit Canada held IOSC for the first time this year in Ottawa.

For more coverage of IOSC7, please see the following stories in the Daily Commercial News:

Quebec Bill 33 a step in the right direction: International Open Shop Conference speaker

Canada turning into "seller's market" according to IOSC7 speaker

Merit: What to expect from a Conservative majority

Lobbying pays off for open shop construction contractors in Ottawa: Merit Canada chairman Monsebroten

An American perspective on construction job targeting

DCN DIGITAL MEDIA

Print | Comment

RECENT VIDEOS

VIDEO: The 2014 ACEC BC Awards of Excellence

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of British Columbia celebrated its best and brightest at its Awards of Excellence gala, held on April 12 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

VIDEO: Debate still strong as OCOT turns one

As the Ontario College of Trades celebrates its first anniversary, the regulator body is still a point of contention among several in the province’s skilled trades community.

Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of April 21st, 2014

In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of April 21st, 2014.

VIDEO: Brian Hubbs of RDH Building Engineering on insulating concrete forms

RDH Building Engineering Limited is running extensive tests on the viability of using insulated concrete forms (ICF) as walls in building structures. While ICF has traditionally been used below grade, it is becoming possible to also use forms for above-grade work.

Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of April 14th, 2014

In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of April 14th, 2014.

VIDEO: BCCGA executive director Dave Baspaly

The British Columbia Common Ground Alliance held a contractor's breakfast on April 1 to highlight the importance of excavation awareness and to ring in "National Safe Digging Month."

Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of April 7th, 2014

In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of April 7th, 2014.

A Closer Look VIDEO: ONroute King City service centre redevelopment

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Host Kilmer Services Centre have teamed up to redevelop 20 service centres along Highways 400 and 401.

CCA96th: CCInnovations ready to lead the charge

Canadian Construction Innovations (CCInnovations) aims to lead and facilitate the discussion on innovation within the construction industry.

MOST POPULAR STORIES
TODAY’S TOP CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

These projects have been selected from 479 projects with a total value of $1,224,678,004 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Wednesday.

MULTI-RESIDENTIAL APARTMENT BUILDING

$31,000,000 Richmond Hill ON Negotiated

AQUATIC CENTRE ADDN, OUTDOOR RINK

$30,000,000 Brampton ON Tenders

OFFICE BUILDING

$30,000,000 Mississauga ON Negotiated

Daily Top 10