Permits & Legal
Ontario WSIB’s $400,000-a-year CEO David Marshall gets another two years at the trough
Marshall acknowledges that he won’t win any popularity contests. Certainly not among the estimated 80,000 owner-operator contractors who were previously exempt from WSIB, but who got roped into paying into it as part of a plan that earned Marshall a $400,000 bonus.
The sorry tale of yet another legitimate WSIB claimant denied benefits
With David Marshall being re-appointed to another two years…
Ontario MPP introduces bill to enforce 'prompt payment' by developers to contractors
Bill 69, the Prompt Payment Act, is a private members’ bill intended to get developers in Ontario to pay their contractors on time. The withholding of holdbacks would be curtailed, if the legislation were to be given teeth. But right now, it’s nowhere near becoming law.
Accessible renovations and construction become law in Vancouver
**Photo: Infiniti Renovations, Ottawa** Vancouver City Council has passed…
Seven design principles when renovating for the elderly
“With the aging population, we need to be incorporating universal design principles into everything we do,” says Ottawa design-builder Moneca Kaiser.
I find it strange. When it comes to the…