Growth Plan Consultation Period June 16, 2020
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has released ERO # 019-1680 that opens a consultation period for changes to the Growth Plan. Most of these changes relate to the building and development industry, but there was also an amendment with respect to aggregate. The posting provides a 45-day comment period.
Submit your Health & Safety Award Nominations! November 11, 2019
The OSSGA Health & Safety Committee invites all active OSSGA members to recognize individuals and operations within their organizations that have excelled at making safety a part of their daily responsibilities. The deadline for submissions is Friday, December 13th. The awards and certificates will be presented at the 2020 Operations, Health & Safety Seminar on January 22 & 23rd.

Ontario Cabinet Shuffle

January 14, 2018 at 10:45 AM

A recent cabinet shuffle has resulted in a new Minister for OSSGA!

Former MNRF Minister Kathryn McGarry has now become Minister of Transportation. 

Ottawa-Vanier MPP Nathalie Des Rosiers is taking her place as Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry. Des Rosiers is a former dean of law at the University of Ottawa and former executive director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, who won a byelection in late 2016. She received the Order of Canada in 2013 and the Order of Ontario in 2012. She was named one of Canada's 25 most influential lawyers by Canadian Lawyer in 2011 and in 2012.The political staff at MNRF is remaining for the moment and have already reached out to OSSGA for help in the transition. We will be setting up meetings shortly.

Steven Del Duca leaves Transportation to become Minister of Economic Development and Growth. Other changes include Mitzie Hunter becoming Minister Advanced Education and Skills Development and Eleanor McMahon who will take over as President of Treasury Board.