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Whitby, Ontario – The demand for a talented workforce has never been greater. In Durham Region, our post-secondary schools provide an opportunity for businesses to tap into quality talent, offering energetic graduates, leading-edge training facilities, innovative research and development capabilities.
Queen’s Park is upping health spending while cutting back on COVID-19 support programs, as outlined in the province’s fall economic statement.In the statement released Thursday, officials project there will be a $21.5-billion deficit for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, which is less than the $33.1-billion projected by March’s budget. “This improvement reflects a stronger economic growth outlook, as well as more recent information about the impact of COVID-19 on the province’s finances,” reads a statement.
DCA Members, Always review and make sure the DCA has your up-to-date information in the Membership and Classified Listings Section. It is important for your company to be displayed on the site correctly.  This web site is the source for DCA member trade information - current company data is essential.   Email changes to dca@on.aibn.com
The Health & Safety Magazine can be picked up free of charge at the DCA office. Also, the IHSA 2-Minute News is a unique monthly bulletin on health & safety. Keep on top of your responsibilities. Sent to DCA members monthly with the Information Corner Bulletins. www.ihsa.ca 
Health and Safety Excellence Program - Why join?Keeping your team safe and healthy at work is good for business. Our program provides a clear roadmap for you to improve safety in your workplace, whether you are just getting started or want to improve systems and processes you already have in place.
Building Safer Construction Sites The Morning Blueprint by Construct ConnectConstruction sites are dangerous places. Safety hazards lurk around every corner. This is evident by the high rate of occupational fatalities and injuries that occur each year in construction. Falls, electrocutions, heavy equipment rollovers and collapsing scaffolding are just a small number of ways workers can be seriously injured or killed on a construction site.
10 Tips for Submitting Better BidsConstruct ConnectPutting together a winning bid proposal, or even a competitive one, takes knowledge and skill. It’s a bit more complicated than just putting some numbers together and hoping for the best. Good bid preparation requires a lot of time and effort and involves everything from reading and fully understanding the plans and specifications to accurately estimating costs for labor, materials and equipment.
Construction lien and holdback rulesA construction lien is a charge or security on a property that can be registered on title to the property by anyone who has supplied services or materials to improve the property.A holdback is a requirement that all owners, contractors and subcontractors withhold 10% of the cost of the services or materials they supply on a project. This helps to make sure that there is enough money to satisfy any lien claims that may come up.
 Renewed optimism under new Construction Act and here’s why On July 1, 2018, the first part of Ontario’s new Construction Act came into effect. The Construction Act is the most wide-ranging change of rules in the construction industry in Ontario since 1983. These broad changes are going to have a major impact on our industry.

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