Ontario Construction News staff writer As construction progresses on MOD Developments’ Waterworks Building project in Toronto’s Fashion District, new details are emerging from a recent public workshop to determine the future of the adjacent St. Andrew's Playground, Urban Toronto reports. The...
By Susanna McLeod Special to Ontario Construction News Time for a quick quiz, and here are the clues: this material is produced internationally for the construction industry and at plants across Canada and Ontario. The solid substance is processed into powder...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Farhi Holdings will start working on one of the largest development projects in Windsor's history. There will be 100 building lots for single family homes, seven condo/apartment buildings with a total of 442 units plus...
By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction Report staff writer An affordable housing plan is moving forward after the city’s realty agency signed off on business cases for four sites, but details are not publicly available. The sites range in size and location, from...
By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer The westbound Gardiner Expressway Sherbourne-Jarvis off-ramp will close on Friday for several months for “major construction.” The City of Toronto said in a statement on Monday that the closure marks the first project under...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Transforming the student experience was the focus of the second phase of Georgian College’s Power of Education Campaign and, thanks to community support, the campaign exceeded its $40-million fundraising goal. At the close of the campaign,...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The County of Simcoe has approved the execution of agreements with the City of Barrie and Township of Oro-Medonte to purchase additional shares and become the majority owner of the Lake Simcoe Regional Airport (LSRA). Effective...
By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer The Ontario government is partnering with the construction sector by establishing a special advisory panel to provide advice on a broad range of workplace issues – from health and safety to labour laws,...
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...
By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is ending its unfunded liability charge, resulting in a $607 million reduction in costs to business, Minister of Labour Monte McNaughton announced this week. "This is good...
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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...