Ontario Construction News staff writer The Barrie Construction Association (BCA) has expressed thanks to several members who contributed time and resources to create Lucy’s Place – “hopeful housing for those suffering from chronic homelessness in our community.” The project with Redwood...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Toronto’s decision to opt out of legislation which would have allowed it to use non-union contractors for city construction projects puts the city in the unique spot as being the only Ontario municipality where unionized...
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is building a new corporate headquarters on a campus setting in Clarington.. The new campus will include the existing Darlington Energy Complex located just south of Highway 401 and a new building to be constructed on...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Toronto City Council has decided that the city will remain a construction employer under the Ontario Labour Relations Act, electing to opt out of provincial legislation which would have allowed the city to end the...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Negotiations to resolve the strike of unionized sheet metal workers ended abruptly on Wednesday, the Sheet Metal Workers’ Union reports. In a memo to members, the union said that, after presenting a revised offer by email,...
Ontario Construction News staff writer ZEST Communities Inc. recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for Upper Mill Pond, the newest addition to The Village at St. Elizabeth Mills in Hamilton, which it describes as Canada’s first 55-plus resort-style community. The project is...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Commercial construction in Toronto is booming and shows no signs of stopping. Developers are seeing good returns on investment, particularly with high-density residential projects. The city has become one of the top five tech talent...
Ontario Construction News Tomorrow, Toronto City Council is expected to make a fateful decision – to either do nothing and end a long-standing collective bargaining agreement requiring the city to use unionized construction trades for most of its projects –...
Ontario Construction News staff writer     The City of Mississauga says it has received five awards from Foreign Direct Investment (fDi) Magazine, including being the overall winner for mid-sized City of the Future 2019/2020 in all of the Americas for...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The City of Toronto reports that it has issued more than $1.2 billion in building permits in May and received applications for $1.75 billion in permits the same month. There were 4,146 permits issued and 4,928...
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New York’s Common to build 24-storey rental housing complex in Ontario

New York-based Common announced plans to open a 24-storey, 252-bed rental housing complex in Ottawa. The 252-bed home, named Common Zibi, will be located along...
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Sheet Metal Workers’ Union crafts “comprehensive offer of settlement”; negotiations to resume tomorrow

Ontario Construction News staff writer Sheet Metal Workers’ Union negotiators say they have crafted a comprehensive settlement proposal and communicated this offer to the Ontario...
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OPG to build new headquarters in Clarington

Ontario Construction News staff writer Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is building a new corporate headquarters on a campus setting in Clarington. The new campus will include...