Ontario Construction News staff writer Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory on Manitoulin Island is kicking off development of a light industrial park with a $1 million investment from the province. Parliamentary Assistant Dave Smith, on behalf of Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Canadian construction company Tilt Wall Ontario, which specializes in the tilt-up construction technique, has built a new apartment block using the technique at the luxury Muskoka Bay Resort. With tilt-up construction, concrete panels are cast either...
By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff reporter Revisions to Canadian building codes that allow taller wood-framed structures are good news for Northern Ontario’s forest industry. The design possibilities, aesthetics and green values behind the mass-timber construction movement have architects, engineers and...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Construction has officially started on a new 450-kilometre north shore electrical transmission line that will connect the Wawa and Lakehead transfer stations. At an estimated cost of $777 million, the NextBridge East-West Tie Project will build...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Hydro One is energizing Muskoka with a $16 million investment aimed at reducing the number of power outages that happen in the area every year. Ontario's largest electricity transmission and distribution company recently announced plans to...
Ontario Construction News staff writer After nearly two years of construction, testing has begun on the new Bala Falls hydroelectric plant along Moon River. Swift River Energy Limited (SREL), the company behind the 4.7-megawatt run-of-river waterpower facility that is expected to...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Interpaving Ltd. has been chosen to complete construction of the detailed design for the Hollinger Park in Timmins and, based on the detailed work plan submitted by the contractor, the project should be completed by...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Toronto’s MacLennan Jaunkains Miller Architects Ltd. has been awarded a $1.85 million contract for architectural and engineering design services for the City of North Bay Community and Recreation Centre. A city staff report stated the company’s...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Dumas Mine Contracting of Timmins has been awarded the underground mine design engineering contract for the Madsen gold mine project near Red Lake. Pure Gold Mining has started construction on northwestern Ontario's next gold mine project. JDS...
Ontario Construction News staff writer A $20 million Hilton Garden Inn is under construction in Sudbury. Ironwood Management Corp. is overseeing the 120-room structure for owner Urban Enterprises Corp from Calgary, Northern Ontario Business reports. “The entire site has about 400 parking...
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Feds order “urgent” probe into former DCC chair’s business activities: Globe and Mail

Ontario Construction News staff writer The federal government has ordered an “urgent” investigation into the business activities of the Liberal-appointed chair of Defence Construction Canada...
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Ontario launches unsolicited infrastructure proposals framework

Ontario Construction News staff writer The provincial government says it is launching a new framework for receiving and evaluating infrastructure proposals from the private sector. Unsolicited...

City of Toronto agrees with provincial government to retain control of subway system, with...

Ontario Construction News staff writer The City of Toronto has come to an agreement with the provincial government to retain ownership of the subway system...