Written by Kristen Frisa Philip Rizacallah, director of research and development, construction at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada was presented with the Joseph K. Seidner Award on August 13, in recognition of his outstanding work on Canadian plumbing...
DataBid: Current project leads and opportunities Each day, Ontario Construction News publishes a daily feed for project opportunities from DataBid.com. You can access this list by registering for a free subscription to Ontario Construction News. Southern Ontario HMMS/LHSC Victoria Hospital Fire Pump...
The Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) announced finalists from across Canada for its annual Awards of Distinction on August 14. The list of finalists is now available on the OHBA website. Entries were divided into 42 categories in areas...
Written by Kristen Frisa The Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) has just announced the creation of a technology committee in order to improve technology for the construction industry. The committee has a mandate to find improvements in productivity, software, offsite construction,...
Construction associations in Toronto and Ottawa have chosen constructionlab, a professional development and consulting company, to run a two-day construction fundamentals course for new Ontario adjudicators. The course, which will run August 14-15 in Toronto and August 27-28 in Ottawa,...
The Construction Institute of Canada (TCIC) is now accepting registration for courses that cover aspects of the new Construction Act, to take place over late summer and fall of this year. Two of the courses specifically cover the role of...
Barrie Construction Association (BCA) is planning its annual membership appreciation barbeque for September 12 at the BCA office. The event offers feed, music, and a horseshoe tournament, in addition to networking opportunities. Opportunities are available for sponsorship of the grill...
The federal government’s prompt payment legislation, which came into law by royal assent with the budget bill in June, is getting good response from the construction industry, but many issues remain unsolved in regards to its implementation. The law is...
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has released an updated fee guide, a decade after its last iteration.  The new guide takes into account the changing nature of construction and design to offer a more comprehensive take on the...
  Ontario Construction News staff writer Sometimes it is just good to have fun. Members of the National Capital Heavy Construction Association (NCHCA) enjoyed a relaxing evening at the annual BBQ Shine & Show last Thursday. Besides showing off some of their heavy...
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Federal Government Launches Public Call for Applications to National Housing Council

Written by Donna Maye The federal ninister responsible for housing in Canada has launched a public call for applications to serve on the country’s first...

Joseph K. Seidner Award presented to NRC Director Philip Rizcallah

Written by Kristen Frisa Philip Rizacallah, director of research and development, construction at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada was presented with the Joseph...

Strong demand for office space helps drive urban development: Avison Young report

Written by Ontario Construction News staff According to Avison Young’s Mid-Year 2019 Global Office Report, some of the world’s larger markets are finding it tough...