Ontario Construction News staff writer The next few days will be crucial for labour stability in Ontario’s construction industry, as negotiations between employers and representatives of unions representing plumbers and pipefitters resume today, while sheet metal workers prepare for a...
Ontario Construction News staff writer A dispute about work hours and union hiring hall procedures that has caused sheet metal workers to be on strike throughout the province since the weekend of May 4 appears likely to spread to unionized...
By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer In process since its official groundbreaking in October 2016, the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital is on track to become Canada’s first ‘smart’ hospital upon its completion in late 2020. Integrated technology systems and medical devices...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Students flocked to the EY Centre in Ottawa earlier this week to attend Future Building, a three-day career expo for students in grades 7-12, and for aboriginal youth, youth at risk, and adults in career...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Canada has a lot of catching up to do to join the international digital transformation in building design and construction, but progress is being made in adapting and implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) and better...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The original agreement dates back to 1981 – and the provisions in it seem quite clear: An ongoing commitment between the city, developer and golf course owner to maintain 40 per cent of the land...
By Alistair Cull Special to Ontario Construction News Many aspects of the new Ontario Construction Act adjudication provisions are modelled on the United Kingdom’s law, introduced about two decades ago. In this article republished with permission from the Driver Trett Digest,...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Timbercreek Asset Management plans a multi-billion development to transform south Ottawa’s Heron Gate community in the next two decades, tripling or even quadrupling its population. “The vision really is for a vibrant, diverse, mixed-use community,”  Colleen...
By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie has passed a budget for 2019-2020 that includes creation of a master plan for development at the school. The plan is to include enhancements to Student Success Central,...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The design is complete and construction is beginning on McMaster’s expansion of its student activity and community space, housed in the David Braley Athletic Centre and the Ivor Wynne Centre. The work (estimated to cost...
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Construction labour stability on edge as pipe trades negotiations resume before Friday’s strike deadline

Ontario Construction News staff writer The next few days will be crucial for labour stability in Ontario’s construction industry, as negotiations between employers and representatives...
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Low-rise electricians return to work with tentative settlement

Ontario Construction News staff writer International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) members are voting to ratify a new three year contract with electrical contractors working...
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Toronto building permits issued, applications received in April

Ontario Construction News staff writer Toronto’s largest building permits issued in April included: 571 Dundas St. W. Permit value: $80 million Building type: Apartment Number of units: 174 This building...