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 the Ottawa River as part of Dream's Zibi redevelopment project in Ottawa and Gatineau. Common will...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Canadian and Mortgage Housing Corporation (CMHC) has announced $3.65 million in funding for Shepherds of Good Hope’s 5th supportive housing facility on Montreal Road. The Montreal Road Supportive Housing Building will provide 42 affordable homes...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The City of Ottawa’s Planning Committee has given the green light to a controversial seven-story addition to the rear of the Chateau Laurier Hotel. The site plan approval comes after years of protests and several redesigns...
Ontario Construction News staff writer It’s a site that the public rarely visits, and certainly the architecture is functional rather than aesthetic. But the nearly $60 million infrastructure investment at the Overbrook Transformer Station jointly made by Hydro One and...
Ontario Construction News staff writer More than three years after The Ottawa Hospital sued two former employees and four construction contractors alleging fraudulent dealings, the hospital and two of the contractors have reached settlement agreements. When the lawsuits were first announced,...
By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer Kingston’s widening of John Counter Boulevard is set to move into its final phase after the tender is awarded for the project this summer. But a staff report given at the regular city...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Ottawa’s Confederation Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) system was originally supposed to be delivered and ready by May 24, 2018 – but even after more extensions, the project won’t be ready for its most recently-stated...
Ontario Construction News staff writer An Ottawa builder, forming sub-contractor, and two site supervisors pled guilty of health and safety violations and were fined a total of $677,500 for.during a May 30 court hearing. The charges relate to the March, 2016...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The City of Ottawa’s chief procurement officer says the city faces new risks because of impending “prompt payment and adjudication regimes” under the new Ontario Construction Act. Will McDonald wrote in a report to City Council...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Ottawa’s planning committee has approved the construction of two, 27-story apartment towers above the Lyon light-rail transit station downtown. The project, owned by a division of Claridge Homes, will include 588 units, some to be described...
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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...