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Information on Changes to Employment Insurance Sickness Benefits

People Corporation, an ACEC-Ontario Affinity Ally, is keeping you informed. To protect Canadians facing illness or injury typically associated with recovery rates longer than 15 weeks, the Government of Canada is extending EI sickness benefits to 26 weeks, starting December […]

Excess Soil Materials

In December 2019, the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks finalized O. Reg. 406/19: On-Site and Excess Soil Management (Excess Soil Regulation). The first part of the regulation came into effect on January 1, 2021, with the second part coming […]

Video: Digital Seals & Seal Authentication

Design professionals are required by their governing legislation to affix their seals to final drawings, designs, reports, etc. that are submitted to municipal building departments.  Over the past few years, there has been an increase in reports of seal fraud […]

Video: Cyber Head Winds 2022: The State of the Cyber Insurance Market for Engineers

Cyberattacks on engineering firms have been on the rise and the results have been devastating. In addition to compromising sensitive client information, a cyberattack can lock down day-to-day operations and incur significant costs. The impact of a cyberattack is concerning […]

Video: The Construction Act and Adjudication- Information Session for the Consulting Engineering Sector

ACEC-Ontario has partnered with ODACC to provide member companies with an opportunity to learn more about the applicability of the Construction Act to professional services, and the use of adjudication as a statutorily enabled process to resolve project disputes in […]

VIDEO: AXA XL Presents: Seller-Doers to Indispensable: The 101 of Business Development

In this recorded webinar presentation, Patty Huntley, AXA XL, covers today’s new normal and what project managers and young professionals need to understand about their role in supporting and growing new and additional work for their firms.  This program highlighted […]

Video: Ontario’s Excess Soils Regulation – What You Need to Know and How to Prepare

In December 2019, the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks released a new regulation under the Environmental Protection Act, titled “On-Site and Excess Soil Management” (Ontario Regulation 406/19) to support improved management of excess construction soil. This Regulation was created […]

Video: Navigating Ontario’s Excess Soils Regulation brought to you by ACEC-Ontario Niagara Chapter

After a long period of operating largely under a “guideline-directed” approach, Ontario Regulation 406/19 officially placed specific legal requirements on excess soil management in Ontario. The regulation mainly applies to projects where soils are moved from one site to another […]

Video: ACEC-Ontario 2021 Annual General Meeting

ACEC-Ontario held our first annual general meeting as ACEC-Ontario and our second virtual AGM in the wake of the pandemic. An election was also held this year and the 2021 Board of Directors that will lead the organization forward over […]

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 […]