Nominations for the 2024 Awards for Excellence Are Now Open
The Board of Directors of the Ontario Glass and Metal Association is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2024 Awards for Excellence. There are two awards, one for Excellence in Architectural Glass & Metal Design and one for Excellence in Architectural Glass & Metal Execution. The awards recognize outstanding work in glass and metal construction in Ontario. Any OGMA member and/or Ontario Architect Association architect is eligible to win an award for a project completed in Ontario in the past year
Visit the Awards for Excellence in Design and Execution page for more details on how to submit nominations.
2023 OGMA/AGMCA Fall Bursary Award
The Fall 2023 OGMA/AGMCA education bursary was awarded to Jason Szabo, a glazing apprentice at the Ontario Industrial and Finishing Skills Centre. His instructors, James Clifford and Mike Pentz, selected Szabo for the $1,000 award, citing his positive attitude, willingness to help other students, and 93.81 grade average in the advanced class.
Visit the Awards page for more details.
Prompt Payment Ontario - Ontario Construction Act - Trade Contractors Guide
OGMA has been an active participant in the Prompt Payment Ontario (PPO) initiative for the past six years, trade-related associations lobbied for improvements in the laws, liens, payment terms, and arbitration process related to construction contracts. Knowing the contents, and your rights and remedies, could be essential to the successful operation of your business.
To help you with this, PPO’s legal team took the Act and restated the key points in language we can understand. Click to download the Ontario Construction Act – Trade Contractors Guide for your reference.