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Ontario Construction News staff writer An Oro-Medonte Township family has convinced County Council to support a plan to build a seniors housing development on farmland just outside Barrie. The plan, presented to council by the McLean family, is to overhaul farmland that...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The County of Simcoe and the Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) is set to help local businesses unable to access existing federal COVID-19 relief measures can now apply for funding under a new Government of...
The Town of Innisfil’s new permit planning bylaw to regulate lakeshore development has cleared its final hurdle. A 108-page Our Shore bylaw approved by Innisfil council three years ago was delayed by hearings and appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board,...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The #lunchbox challenge initiative is trending across our country and the Barrie Construction Association is challenging members to participate. The idea of the #LunchBoxChallenge is simple: construction companies buy lunches locally for their site (or sites) and nominate...
The Innisfil Heights Strategic Settlement Employment Area is being expanded, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark has announced. Since early 2018, Innisfil has received more than 40 industrial-related inquiries from Toronto-area companies looking to relocate Development of the Town...