Ontario Construction News staff writer Two Toronto-based developers have proposed major new Ottawa residential developments near the city’s Confederation Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) stations. In the first, First Capital Realty has proposed a 30-storey building in Gloucester. It recently filed...
Ontario Construction News staff writer A Surety Association of Canada (SAC) representative will explain how a surety bond can be considered a construction specification at a presentation to the Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) Ottawa chapter on Oct. 24. Pierre Cadeaux, a...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The City of Kingston says bridge construction will be completed as expected by 2023, but work on the city’s $180 million ‘Third Crossing’ scheduled to begin last summer has not yet begun. Currently, the project is...
Ontario Construction News Residents of a suburban Ottawa neighbourhood will soon likely have the opportunity to vote on whether to pay a special levy to purchase a golf course from a residential developer, following a vote by the city’s finance...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The leader of a private consortium that has proposed investing $50 million to upgrade the Prince of Wales Bridge for an interprovincial commuter rail service, has asked the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) for an “enforcement...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Antonio (Tony) Bellai, 88 who co-founded Ottawa’s largest forming contracting business with his brother in the early 1950s, died last Tuesday. His nephew Pietro Bellai, president of Bellai Brothers Construction Ltd., says Tony and Rizzieri Bellai...
Ontario Construction News The City’s of Ottawa’s planning committee last Thursday approved increases to development application fees generally at 19.2 per cent higher than current levels, effective January 2020. The city says the higher fees will ensure it “recovers the true...
Ontario Construction News staff writer For the fourth time, the Tridel Corporation has won the 2019 Ontario Home Builder of the Year award from the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) in its Awards of Distinction program. In a statement, the OHBA...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The City of Ottawa will never use the Prince of Wales bridge for an interprovincial transit crossing, a decision likely influenced by the federal cabinet’s decision in April to quash a proposal by a private...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa is doubling its build numbers in 2019 to provide more affordable homeownership opportunities to working families in Ottawa. “We are currently developing our largest build to date – Leacross Landing...
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City of Hamilton debating ways to “beautify” construction sites

Ontario Construction News staff writer With a goal of reducing the damage they say has happened to “the Hamilton brand,” city council is asking developers...

Toronto developers propose two major residential projects in Ottawa

Ontario Construction News staff writer Two Toronto-based developers have proposed major new Ottawa residential developments near the city’s Confederation Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) stations. In...
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Inquest underway in Windsor into deaths of two construction workers

Ontario Construction News staff writer A coroner’s inquest into the deaths of two construction workers is underway in Windsor. Robert Morneau died after crashing through a...