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:
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