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The following is a listing of the areas of focus and the current initiatives underway for each focus area:

LABOUR RELATIONS AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

  • Negotiations and Collective Bargaining Research and Preparation
  • Trade Contractor Liaison Group
  • Administration and Grievance Mediation and Arbitration
  • Bill 148: Fairer workplaces, better jobs act.

BUILDING CODE REFORM AND TECHNICAL STANDARDS

  • Six-storey mid-rise housing
  • Building Approval Issues
  • E-permitting initiative
  • Accessibility

BUILDING SCIENCE AND INNOVATION

  • Panelized Housing
  • Window Wall
  • Tall Wood Buildings
  • Energy Efficiency and Low-carbon buildings

LABOUR SUPPLY, TRAINING AND EDUCATION

  • George Brown College Endowment Program
  • Humber College partnership
  • Increasing the Supply of Skilled Trades
  • Promoting of the skilled trades in high school and post-secondary
  • The Ontario College of Trades
  • Women in Skilled Trades program (WIST)

MARKET HOUSING AFFORDABILITY & LAND SUPPLY ISSUES

  • Government imposed costs on Housing
  • Land Supply
  • Affordable Housing

HEALTH AND SAFETY

  • Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA)
  • Construction Employers Coalition participation (under the WSIB)
  • Impacts of recreational cannabis legalization (Bill C-45)

LIASON WITH GOVERNMENT

  • Lien Act review
  • Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) review
  • Tarion review