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Niagara’s municipalities declare state of emergency in response to COVID-19 - Today, in anticipation of a surge of COVID-19 activity in Niagara in the coming weeks, Niagara Region and Niagara’s 12 local area municipalities have jointly declared a state of emergency.

Ontario Construction Consortium (OCC) press release on renewing its call for the Ontario Government to shut down truly non-essential construction sites for 14 days (submitted by COCA)

Free "Impact of COVID-19 on the Construction Industry" webinar, Tuesday, March 31, 9AM Eastern Time (and every Tuesday following until further notice) with Robert J. Kennaley (Managing Partner @Kennaley Construction Law) and Keith Burkhardt (Partner @Sherrard Kuzz LLP); Register HERE; Details HERE

"Can I Safety Release Holdback in Ontario after March 16, 2020?" -  article by Glenn Grenier, Co-Chair Construction, Co-Chair Aviation, McMillan LLP (submitted by COCA, March 30)

Looking Forward, Thawing Frozen Payments and Holdback -  article by Dan Leduc, partner with the law firm of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (submitted by COCA, March 30)

Niagara Area Building Inspections, Building Permits, Planning Updates to Service

Proactive documentation and monitoring of the impacts of COVID-19 on construction projects, from Revay and Associates Limited

Construction Pandemic Planning 2.0 from Calgary Construction Association - March 25, 2020

CCA - Canada’s construction industry is responding to COVID-19 - March 21, 2020

COCA COVID-19 Advisory for Construction Sites - March 20, 2020

CCA Brief: Government's economic response plan to COVID-19 - March 20, 2020

COVID-19 COCA and CCA Update to Membership - March 18, 2020

OGCA COVID-19 Ressources / Updates