Ontario Construction News There are exciting opportunities in sustainable construction, with ambitious goals to reduce the built environment’s environmental drain – creating billions of dollars of potential opportunity for new construction projects and retrofits of existing structures. These ambitious ideals are...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The City of Ottawa says it is accepting online submissions for the Ottawa Urban Design Awards until Friday, Aug. 9 at 4 p.m. The biennial awards celebrate projects built in Ottawa that achieve urban design...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Staff at Hobin Architecture Inc. in Ottawa received a surprise visit from Merkley Supply Ltd. last week when the masonry and building supplies retailer sent a flatbed truck and a pallet of champagne and glasses...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Toronto-based architectural and urban design firm Bogdan Newman Caranci Architects and Urban Design (BNC) has been renamed following the retirement of Joseph Bogdan and Angelo Caranci. The 50-year-old practice will operate as BNKC Architecture and Urban...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Interior Design Show (IDS) is calling for exhibitors to register to be placed in the show’s Studio North and Prototype before the upcoming June 24 deadline. Studio North and Prototype are sections in the IDS that...
Ontario Construction Report staff writer Three Ontario buildings received 2019 Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC) Green Building Excellence Awards at the organization’s at the group’s annual conference in Vancouver last Wednesday. The Western Union Engineering Building in London won the Green...
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) will be focussing on the topic of problem solving at its annual conference in Quebec City from May 22 to 24. The association’s website says that “from climate change to housing affordability to social...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Sudbury’s Health Sciences North (HSN) is building a new learning facility, where future doctors, nurses, technicians, and paramedics will be able to train on medically advanced equipment. Ground broke in June 2018 for the 28,000 sq....
By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer In process since its official groundbreaking in October 2016, the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital is on track to become Canada’s first ‘smart’ hospital upon its completion in late 2020. Integrated technology systems and medical devices...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Canada has a lot of catching up to do to join the international digital transformation in building design and construction, but progress is being made in adapting and implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) and better...
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ADR Chambers selected as Authorized Nominating Authority for Ontario Construction Act’s dispute resolution system

Ontario Construction News staff writer ADR Chambers, which describes itself as “the world’s largest dispute resolution service provider” has been selected as the Authorized Nominating...

OPG prepares to rebuild Calabogie hydro electric generating station

Ontario Construction News staff writer Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is preparing for a major rebuild of the Calabogie hydro-electric generating station, one of the utility’s...

Crown and Plaza Partners team-up for mixed-use Mississauga redevelopment

Ontario Construction News staff writer Crown Realty Partners and Plaza Partners say they have jointly acquired 30 Eglinton Ave. W., at the intersection of Eglinton...