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In Memory of Ted Henderson

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ted Henderson. Ted will be remembered in the steel industry by many. His distinguished career included his senior engineering positions at Frankel Steel and Dominion Bridge. Ted also authored and co-authored the CISC publications "Standardized Shear Connections" and "Hollow Structural Section Connections and Trusses". Donations [...]

2019-01-17T16:39:50+00:00 December 12th, 2018|

Canadian Government Proposes Plan to Make the National Building Code Free for All Canadians

The Government of Canada has proposed $67.5 million of funding over the course of five years to the National Research Council of Canada in order to provide free access to the National Building Codes. In addition to the ongoing $13.5 million, this funding will also provide sufficient resources for the federal government to address provincial, territorial, [...]

2018-12-24T15:36:27+00:00 December 10th, 2018|

Public Review on Proposed Changes to Codes Canada Publications Now Open

Public review on proposed changes to the 2015 editions of Codes Canada publications takes place from November 7, 2018 to January 4, 2019. The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) invites you to take part in the fall 2018 public review of proposed changes to the 2015 national model codes. Please visit the National Research Council [...]

2019-01-07T14:24:43+00:00 November 26th, 2018|

Canadian Government Commits to Passing Prompt Payment Legislation

On November 21, 2018, Canada's Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, presented the 2018 Financial Economic Statement in the House of Commons with a mandate to invest in middle-class jobs. Morneau's announcement included a commitment to passing federal prompt payment legislation that will help to resolve the systemic issues of delayed payments in Canada's construction industry. “The [...]

2018-11-30T17:07:00+00:00 November 24th, 2018|

Saskatchewan Government Introduces Changes to Prompt Payment Rules in Current Builders’ Lien Act

On November 20, 2018, Saskatchewan's government introduced changes to the current Builders' Lien Act that will help to create an efficient timeline for contractors and subcontractors to get paid on time for the work that they complete. The Builders' Lien Amendment Act 2018 will include prompt payment and adjudication provisions that secures payment from owners, developers [...]

2018-11-30T15:27:12+00:00 November 20th, 2018|

First-Ever Structural Steel Fabricators Fitters Course Kicks Off In Manitoba!

CISC Manitoba/NW Ontario region, the Manitoba Ministry of Education & Training and the Manitoba Construction Sector Council launched the very first Structural Steel Fabricators Fitters course in Winnipeg, MB on November 13, 2018. Over the course of the next eight weeks, students will be learning a specially designed curriculum in a classroom format, in [...]

2018-11-26T18:02:12+00:00 November 14th, 2018|

The 20th Design Awards Gala was A Stunning Event & A Memorable Tribute to the Quebec Steel Industry

https://youtu.be/dgJHnLyJQlE   On Thursday, November 8th, the Quebec region of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) celebrated their 20th anniversary of the Design Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction, at the “Salle des Spectacles-Cabaret” of the Casino de Montréal, offering a welcoming cocktail and a 4-course gourmet dinner coupled with a musical repertoire by a [...]

2018-11-13T11:11:42+00:00 November 12th, 2018|

CISC Urges Canadian Government to Take Action on Critical Issues Impacting the Steel Construction Industry at Annual Day on the Hill

A national delegation of Members & Associates from the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) led the discussion at Parliament Hill on November 6, 2018 at the fourth annual Day on the Hill. CISC’s Members & Associates met with parliamentarians from all political parties to support and take action on critical issues in the steel construction [...]

2018-11-19T16:49:09+00:00 November 7th, 2018|

CISC Quebec’s 10th Edition Steel Symposium & Exposition Was A Unique and High-Caliber Event!

https://youtu.be/bFwZphicQFs   On Monday October 22, the Quebec Region of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) held its 10th Steel Symposium. This unique and high-caliber event was a true success! The magnificent presentations by the conference speakers highlighted the importance of collaboration and expertise. The magnificent projects presented, focused on the importance of [...]

2018-11-15T10:17:00+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|

CISC Quebec Will Celebrate Centre Petite Échelle at the 20th Anniversary Design Awards

https://youtu.be/IliKgjqf_3c   In celebration our 20th anniversary of the Design Awards, CISC Quebec will pay tribute to the steel industry - an important legacy for Quebec. We will celebrate our heritage by opening our hearts and supporting the Centre Petite Échelle, an organization close to the heart of the steel industry. Centre Petite Échelle is a [...]

2018-10-23T17:02:08+00:00 October 17th, 2018|