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...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Sheet Metal workers in the GTA and Hamilton walked off the job at the close of shift on Friday, May 2 and full-scale labour action and picketing is expected today (May 6). The action includes walk-outs...
Ontario Construction News has published its April 10 weekly edition, as the province's newest construction newspaper prepares to become a daily publication on May 1. You can view the most recent issue with page turning software here. "We're gearing up our...
Fresh from his provincial budget delivery, Ontario premier Doug Ford showed up at the Ontario General Contractors’ Association (OGCA) Symposium on April 12 to tout his government’s “open for business” initiatives, with a focus on “cutting red tape and...
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...
Bondfield Construction Company Ltd. has been granted court protection from its creditors as it faces more than 200 lawsuits and creditor claims, while its surety provider provides funds to keep the business open and allow it to complete current...
By Chad Kopach Special to Ontario Construction News The first tranche of revisions to the Construction Act came into force on July 1, 2018. Some of the most anticipated changes were...
The new Progressive Conservative (PC) government is reviewing Ontario’s construction labor legislation, presumably with an intention to end the industry’s current card-based union certification process. “The legislation is currently under review,” a Ministry of Labour spokesperson wrote, following a Merit...
Today, Ontario Construction News starts publishing on a daily schedule. Each morning at 10 a.m. you’ll find a fresh issue on the ontarioconstructionnews.com website with current news, in-depth features, and leads and opportunities provided by DataBid.com. “Our newspaper has been designed...
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...
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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...