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Infrastructure Ontario Renewal of Real Estate Vendor of Record System

Infrastructure Ontario’s (IO) Real Estate Division has issued a renewal of its Vendor of Record (VOR) for engineering and technical services. The system will create a new pre-qualified list of firms that will be eligible to provide services to the agency and its project management service pro...

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Province to introduce Construction Reform Legislation

Attorney General, Yasir Naqvi, is expected to table the government’s long-awaited construction reform legislation this week, just before the legislature rises for the summer recess. The draft bill, focused on reforming the existing Construction Lien Act, is also expected to propose a regime...

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Province expected to introduce legislation informed by Changing Workplaces Review

Labour Minister Kevin Flynn is expected to table legislation early this week that will enable recommendations made by the recently released final report and recommendations of its Changing Workplaces Review. The 173-recommendation report will significantly impact all Ontario businesses as it propos...

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Registered Professional Planners legislation being updated

Peter Milczyn, MPP (Etobicoke-Lakeshore) has introduced Private Member’s legislation to update the statute governing Ontario’s registered professional planners. Bill 122, better known as the Registered Professional Planners Act, 2017, has passed first and second reading and has been ref...

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Ontario moves to finalize development of revised regulation for Municipal Asset Management Planning

The province is in the process of finalizing a revised regulation for municipal asset management planning, as required under the Infrastructure for Jobs and Prosperity Act, 2015. For more than a year, CEO has been working closely with the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ministry of Municipal Affairs an...

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