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Retirement plans vs salary increases: Benefits for plan sponsors and plan members

Benefit Partners (a division of People Corporation and an ACEC-Ontario Affinity Ally) have provided access to an article on how an organization can create an effective compensation plan. The article discusses how group retirement plans are beneficial not only to the employees, […]

Truth & Reconciliation

In 2015, the Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released a report with 94 recommendations. The TRC engaged Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation. Recommendation #92 asks the corporate […]

eGlance | Ontario’s Engineering Newsletter

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Briefing Note: Applicability of Ontario’s Construction Act to Professional Services (Design/Engineering) Projects

BRIEFING NOTEApplicability of Ontario’s Construction Act to Professional Services (Design/Engineering) Projects BACKGROUND:Ontario’s Construction Act (Construction Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.30) (the “Act”) came into full effect October 1, 2019. It includes significant changes affecting Ontario’s design and construction industry, including […]

Ontario’s Construction Act

Ontario’s Construction Act, initially Bill 142, The Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017, received Royal Assent December 12, 2017 following almost three years of comprehensive review and consultation by the Ontario government and industry stakeholders. The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies […]

Qualifications-Based Selection

Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) is a fair, transparent process, easily understood and supported by all parties to an engineering project which ensures that opportunities to add value are not only provided for but also encouraged. Using QBS results in the selection […]