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 Ontario Construction News staff According to a Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) report released August 15, July home sales rose 3.5 per cent over June’s numbers for the country, representing a 12.2 per cent rise over July 2018 National...
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...
Written by Ontario Construction News staff Fire prevention begins during planning and construction of a building, and quickly becomes the responsibility of owners and operators to keep up with the task of fire safety system maintenance during operation of the...
Written by Ontario Construction News staff The first episode of Vaughan Rising, the city’s first podcast series, dropped August 15, features a discussion with mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua on Vaughan’s transformation from suburb to a leader in city building. Entitled Vaughan Transformed,...
Written by Mark Buckshon Should leads services be part of your marketing picture? The simple answer: It depends. If you expect leads services will take you directly to profitable projects, you will be disappointed. However, if your expectations are realistic and...
Writen by Robin MacLennan After years of debate and delay, HIP Developments has started construction on the first of two 20-storey condominium towers in the Gaslight District located in Galt, a community in Cambridge. “The fences are going up and the...
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