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THE
DEPARTMENTS
Chairman's Message
President's Message
Incoming Chair's Message
Government Relations Report
Events
Index to Advertisers

www.ogca.ca
Fall/Winter 2017

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FEATURES

16 The Construction Lien Act Discussion
By Yasir Naqvi

19 The New Construction Act: Coming to
a Jobsite Near You
By Glenn Ackerley

20 Modernizing the Construction Lien Act -
Welcome Changes
By Matt Ainley

24 Bill 142, Construction Lien Act Amendment -
On the Cover: Attorney General of Ontario Yasir Naqvi

A Construction Owner's Perspective
By Glenn A. Clarke

26 Bill 142 - Worth the Wait
By Steve Ness

29 Legend: Pertinent Acronyms
30 The Effect of Adjudication on the Construction
and Legal Industries
By Duncan W. Glaholt

32 The Proposed New Construction Act:
A Dose of Realism
By Geza R. Banfai

34 Employer Did Not Discriminate Against Cocaine
Addict Who was Dismissed for Cause
By Norm Keith

37 COR Safety Certification: It's Not just for
Large Generals

By James Careless

40 Recent Decision Confirms that Notices of
Claims Do Not have a "Standard Form"
By Glenn Ackerley and Graham Brown

42 Maple Reinders: After 50 Years, their Passion
for Building Keeps Growing ... and Growing

46 OGCA Golf Tournament
48 Associate Partners Program
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2016/2017 Board of Directors
Frank Perricone
Chairman
Paul Raboud
First Vice Chairman

John Aquino
Bryan Arnold
Victor Aveiro
Jim Blair
Greg Brokenshire
Lewis Cowan
David Cupido
Bill Currie

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
John Dawson
Francis Pomerleau
Second Vice Chairman
Honourary Secretary
Raymondo Mollica
Jason Ball
Honourary Treasurer
Immediate Past Chairman
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Marc Ferguson
Jim Field
Kieran Hawe
Andrew Jackson
David Kirkland
Dennis Kowalchuk
Craig Lesurf

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Ken Maaten
Wynn McDonald
Joel Melloul
John Nipius
Meri Shepheard
Randy Stone
Mike Wieninger

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017

Chairman’s Message
President’s Message
Incoming Chair’s Message
Government Relations Report
Events
The Construction Lien Act Discussion
The New Construction Act: Coming to a Jobsite Near You
Modernizing the Construction Lien Act – Welcome Changes
Bill 142, Construction Lien Act Amendment – A Construction Owner’s Perspective
Bill 142 – Worth the Wait
Legend: Pertinent Acronyms
The Effect of Adjudication on the Construction and Legal Industries
The Proposed New Construction Act: A Dose of Realism
Employer Did Not Discriminate Against Cocaine Addict Who was Dismissed for Cause
COR Safety Certification: It’s Not just for Large Generals
Recent Decision Confirms that Notices of Claims Do Not have a “Standard Form”
Maple Reinders: After 50 Years, their Passion for Building Keeps Growing … and Growing
OGCA Golf Tournament
Associate Partners Program
Index to Advertisers
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Intro
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - cover1
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - cover2
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 3
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 4
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 5
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 6
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Chairman’s Message
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 8
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - President’s Message
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 10
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Incoming Chair’s Message
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 12
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Government Relations Report
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 14
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Events
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - The Construction Lien Act Discussion
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 17
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 18
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - The New Construction Act: Coming to a Jobsite Near You
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Modernizing the Construction Lien Act – Welcome Changes
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 21
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 22
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 23
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Bill 142, Construction Lien Act Amendment – A Construction Owner’s Perspective
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 25
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Bill 142 – Worth the Wait
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 27
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 28
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Legend: Pertinent Acronyms
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - The Effect of Adjudication on the Construction and Legal Industries
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 31
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - The Proposed New Construction Act: A Dose of Realism
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 33
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Employer Did Not Discriminate Against Cocaine Addict Who was Dismissed for Cause
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 35
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 36
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - COR Safety Certification: It’s Not just for Large Generals
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 38
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 39
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Recent Decision Confirms that Notices of Claims Do Not have a “Standard Form”
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 41
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Maple Reinders: After 50 Years, their Passion for Building Keeps Growing … and Growing
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 43
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 44
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 45
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - OGCA Golf Tournament
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 47
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Associate Partners Program
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 49
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 50
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 51
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 52
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - 53
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - Index to Advertisers
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - cover3
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - cover4
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - outsert1
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The Generals - Fall/Winter 2017 - outsert3
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