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 National Housing Council. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister...
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...
Written by Kristen Frisa Home building solutions software provider Constellation HomeBuilder Systems announced August 19 that it’s teaming up with LOTFITS, an interactive online tool for designing dream homes to fit specific lots. LOTFITS automates the process of fitting homes onto...
Written by Kristen Frisa International engineering firm Walter P Moore opened its first Toronto office on August 15, increasing its already considerable North American footprint. The company provides services to preserve and rehabilitate structures, designing efficient and innovative solutions across the...
Written by Ontario Construction News staff writer Niagara Centre is taking advantage of federal funding through the Municipal Gas Tax Fund (GTF), to move projects in the region forward. The federal government has announced it will double the investment in municipalities...
Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure Laurie Scott was in Kawartha Lakes on August 16, to announce $790,000 in funding to upgrade the city’s transit infrastructure. The money will go toward five new buses, routes, and stops, as well as accessories like...
Written and Reported by Donna Mayer A mental health crisis at Britain’s largest construction project is pushing the alarming suicide rate among construction workers to the front pages. More than one construction worker a day takes his own life in the...
Written by Ontario Construction News staff New details are becoming available about the highly anticipated Edenbridge on the Kingsway, as Phase 1 planning continues on the development of the mixed-use redevelopment of the Etobicoke shopping centre. Originally named the Humbertown Shopping...
Written by Robin MacLennan Downtown Barrie businesses will remain open to pedestrians during phase one of a major project to replace aging infrastructure, widen sidewalks and beautify historic Dunlop Street. Arnott Construction Limited was set to begin work on Monday on...
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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...