Ontario Construction News staff writer The 2021 Mississauga Urban Design Awards is now accepting nominations until April 30. The competition is open to architects, urban designers, planners, landscape architects, heritage architects, professional artists, engineers, developers, contractors, consultants, owners and the public. All projects must...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Canadian and Ontario governments are giving $470 million to vaccine maker Sanofi Pasteur to build a new influenza manufacturing plant on the site of the former Connaught Laboratories in North York. Officials said that the...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Ray Shannon has been elected as the Ottawa Construction Association (OCA)’s chair for 2021. He took office at the OCA’s annual general meeting on March 11, held online because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (The association’s last...
Ontario Construction News staff writer How should contractors prepare for impending safety certification requirements to bid on City of Ottawa municipal projects? Health and safety representatives from four contractors addressed this question at a March 31 webinar – and in the...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Of the estimated 126,000 people in construction trades in Ontario, about 3,200 are women. About half of them dropped out of school, and a third have small children. With an ageing workforce, labour shortages, and economic...