Written by Donna Maye The federal ninister responsible for housing in Canada has launched a public call for applications to serve on the country’s first National Housing Council. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister...
Written by Carolyn Gruske A long, cold winter isn’t typically the preferred forecast for most construction projects, but it’s exactly what is needed before building can begin on a new school that will be located on the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI)...
Written by Ontario Construction News staff New details are becoming available about the highly anticipated Edenbridge on the Kingsway, as Phase 1 planning continues on the development of the mixed-use redevelopment of the Etobicoke shopping centre. Originally named the Humbertown Shopping...
Writen by Robin MacLennan After years of debate and delay, HIP Developments has started construction on the first of two 20-storey condominium towers in the Gaslight District located in Galt, a community in Cambridge. “The fences are going up and the...
The Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) announced finalists from across Canada for its annual Awards of Distinction on August 14. The list of finalists is now available on the OHBA website. Entries were divided into 42 categories in areas...
Written by Donna Mayer A project that will set a benchmark for sustainable design and construction in commercial building received another show of support with the recent announcement of a $2 million funding contribution. Toronto Region and Conservation Authority’s (TRCA) new...
Written by Kristen Frisa Development of Toronto’s Sugar Wharf community will soon enter into Phase 1 building, as two condominium buildings and an office building are set to rise up on the north end of the site overlooking Lakeshore Boulevard. The...
Written by Kristen Frisa Endress+Hauser Canada is building a new customer experience building, just down the street from its current location in Burlington. However, the new building is planned to be an example of sustainable building at its best, qualifying...
Written by Donna Mayer Special to Ontario Construction Report Advancing its mission to make the International Passive House Standard of building performance understood and adopted by industry, professionals, and homeowners, Passive House Canada is rounding up folks in Toronto this October...
By Mark Buckshon Should you advertise to find new customers? Since my business earns 95 per cent of its revenue from advertising, you might expect a totally biased answer: “Yes”. However, I realize that advertising, while a useful resource in many...
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Federal Government Launches Public Call for Applications to National Housing Council

Written by Donna Maye The federal ninister responsible for housing in Canada has launched a public call for applications to serve on the country’s first...

Joseph K. Seidner Award presented to NRC Director Philip Rizcallah

Written by Kristen Frisa Philip Rizacallah, director of research and development, construction at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada was presented with the Joseph...

Strong demand for office space helps drive urban development: Avison Young report

Written by Ontario Construction News staff According to Avison Young’s Mid-Year 2019 Global Office Report, some of the world’s larger markets are finding it tough...