Ontario Construction News staff writer The original agreement dates back to 1981 – and the provisions in it seem quite clear: An ongoing commitment between the city, developer and golf course owner to maintain 40 per cent of the land...
By Alistair Cull Special to Ontario Construction News Many aspects of the new Ontario Construction Act adjudication provisions are modelled on the United Kingdom’s law, introduced about two decades ago. In this article republished with permission from the Driver Trett Digest,...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Timbercreek Asset Management plans a multi-billion development to transform south Ottawa’s Heron Gate community in the next two decades, tripling or even quadrupling its population. “The vision really is for a vibrant, diverse, mixed-use community,”  Colleen...
By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie has passed a budget for 2019-2020 that includes creation of a master plan for development at the school. The plan is to include enhancements to Student Success Central,...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The design is complete and construction is beginning on McMaster’s expansion of its student activity and community space, housed in the David Braley Athletic Centre and the Ivor Wynne Centre. The work (estimated to cost...
Ontario Construction News staff writer As sheet metal union workers continue their second week of strike action, several other construction trade unions have reached tentative settlements and will begin ratification votes in upcoming weeks. However, the dispute primarily involving an increase...
Unless you’ve heard about this initiative, you probably would never associate ready-mix trucks with art. However, Barrie-based The Sarjeant Co. Ltd. has managed to support the MacLaren Art Centre and encourage high school art students with a unique design competition...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Sheet metal workers may be off the job for four to five weeks, and there is a possibility that labour disruptions may spread the plumbers’ union, largely over a dispute about the work-week length, says...
Ontario Construction News staff writer A Concord-based developer says it is planning a mixed use neighbourhood to house more than 10,000 people at the intersection of Eglinton Ave. and Don Mills Road at the site of the former IBM headquarters...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Most unions – but the electricians – have agreed to new three year contracts with the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON), by the time collective bargaining agreements expired in the Greater Toronto Area on...
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Billy Bishop Airport dock renovation projects taking off this fall

By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer Construction is set to begin this fall on long-awaited changes to Toronto’s Bathurst Quay, part of a revitalization...

Massive Galleria on the Park shopping centre redevelopment to transform Toronto’s downtown west side

Ontario Construction News staff writer One of the GTA’s largest developments is taking shape on the west side of Toronto’s downtown area. ELAD Canada’s Galleria...

CREC Commercial Fund LP acquires Amazon fulfillment centre with Broccolini

Ontario Construction News staff writer Concert’s CREC Commercial Fund LP said on Thursday that it has closed an agreement to purchase a 90 per cent...