Ontario Construction News staff writer Queen’s Park is providing funds to 42 small and rural communities to modernize service delivery processes, including finding ways to speed up the approval of new housing and commercial developments. Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs...
By The Canadian press Ontario’s big-city mayors are urging the provincial government to consider the pressing needs of cities as they craft their 2020 Budget. In anticipation of the Budget, the Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) identified their...
  Toronto council unanimously approved a 2020 tax-supported operating budget of $11.6 billion and a 10-year tax-supported capital budget of $27.9 billion last week. The budget preserves all 150-plus existing services and makes new investments in key capital infrastructure, including significant...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Ontario has introduced legislation that will deliver four priority subway projects faster in the Greater Toronto Area. "In order to keep up with the tremendous growth in the region, we have to build modern, efficient rapid...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The City’s Planning Committee today approved rezoning for a new subdivision on lands formerly occupied by the Brazeau sand and gravel pit, on the edge of the urban boundary. Caivan plans to build The Ridge – a...
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London committee endorses staff report calling for the sale of additional old Victoria Hospital...

By John Devine Special to Ontario Construction News The repurposing of the old Victoria Hospital site on the banks of the Thames River in London seems...

Metrolinx directors give the GO-ahead to GO East rail extension

Ontario Construction News staff writer The Metrolinx board of directors has endorsed the GO East rail extension through Oshawa to Bowmanville in Clarington, including four...

Camp Kawartha grabs federal government funding for new health centre

Ontario Construction News staff writer The federal government will contribute $25,000 towards the development of a new health centre for Camp Kawartha. Maryam Monsef, Member of...