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Ontario Construction News staff writer The 2021 Mississauga Urban Design Awards is now accepting nominations until April 30. The competition is open to architects, urban designers, planners, landscape architects, heritage architects, professional artists, engineers, developers, contractors, consultants, owners and the public. All projects must...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Windsor will spend $5 million to build a floating dock system at Lakeview Park Marina.  Council approved a $2 million increase to the original budget for the project that should be open at the start...
By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer The controlled destruction of a Detroit power plant on Friday morning rattled windows and startled residents living in Windsor. DTE Energy demolished the abandoned Conners Creek facility, located about two kilometres from Windsor’s Riverside...
Laurie Scott, Ontario’s minister of infrastructure, was in Kitchener on June 30 to announce that up to $60.7 million dollars could be made available for transit upgrades throughout Waterloo Region. In total, 16 projects in the area have been nominated...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Barrie’s Dunlop Street construction project is ahead of schedule, due to additional crew availability and reduced traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic. The current stage of construction (Dunlop between Owen and Clapperton streets), scheduled for March...