The federal government’s prompt payment legislation, which came into law by royal assent with the budget bill in June, is getting good response from the construction industry, but many issues remain unsolved in regards to its implementation. The law is...
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has released an updated fee guide, a decade after its last iteration.  The new guide takes into account the changing nature of construction and design to offer a more comprehensive take on the...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The City of Ottawa plans to spend an estimated $5 million to renovate the Blackburn Arena in Gloucester. The project will include adding two alternate needs rooms, a community multi-purpose space, an expanded front lobby and...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Guelph city council has decided to postpone its decision about a new central library after learning the projected costs of the current design are $14.4 million higher than what had been reported by staff, The...
By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer The Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) has spent the past couple of years revamping its education facility in Richmond Hill, to make spaces for 120 more apprentices and four recognized training...
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...
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