Growth Plan Consultation Period June 16, 2020
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has released ERO # 019-1680 that opens a consultation period for changes to the Growth Plan. Most of these changes relate to the building and development industry, but there was also an amendment with respect to aggregate. The posting provides a 45-day comment period.
Submit your Health & Safety Award Nominations! November 11, 2019
The OSSGA Health & Safety Committee invites all active OSSGA members to recognize individuals and operations within their organizations that have excelled at making safety a part of their daily responsibilities. The deadline for submissions is Friday, December 13th. The awards and certificates will be presented at the 2020 Operations, Health & Safety Seminar on January 22 & 23rd.

Aggregate Recycling Promotion Act (Bill 56) passes Second Reading with All-party Support

September 27, 2013

The bill has now been referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs – where it will be further studied by MPPs before returning to the Legislature for third and final reading.

During the course of debate on Bill 56, eight MPPs spoke in favour of the proposed legislation, including MPPs from urban (aggregate consumption) as well as rural (aggregate production) ridings. The Best Practices Guide for Recycling Aggregate that was developed by OSSGA and the Toronto Area Road Builders Association (TARBA) was referenced by one MPP in his remarks while another MPP quoted the recent letter of support for Bill 56 signed by OSSGA, the Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA), the Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario (RMCAO), Ontario Hot Mix Producers Association (OHMPA) and Ontario Sewer & Watermain Construction Association (OSWCA).

For further details, please read the news release distributed by Aggregate Recycling Ontario (ARO).