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Ontario Construction News staff writer The Niagara Region ranked 5th best place in Canada to purchase real estate in the early months of 2020, and now many top officials and residents are wondering what the economic outlook looks like post-COVID-19. When...
Ontario Construction News staff writer GO Train ridership is down by as much as 95 per cent as a result of COVID-19, and Metrolinx is using the opportunity to speed up some critical construction projects, including the Bay East Teamway...
Ottawa Construction News staff writer Ottawa’s municipal planning and agricultural/rural affairs committees have voted to approve what city staff describe as a “moderate” expansion of the urban boundary as part of its growth management strategy for the city’s new Official...
Community group says it will appeal May 14 decision Ontario Construction News staff writer An Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision will allow construction to resume on a $200-million wind farm south of Ottawa, five months after Ontario’s environment minister stopped...
Ontario Construction News staff writer As the economy gradually reopens, the Ontario government is helping apprentices by providing grants to purchase tools, protective equipment and clothing for their trade, along with forgiving previous loans to purchase tools. The announcement was made...