Ontario Construction News staff writer Toronto’s decision to opt out of legislation which would have allowed it to use non-union contractors for city construction projects puts the city in the unique spot as being the only Ontario municipality where unionized...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The federal government’s National Capital Commission (NCC) has started public consultations to determine the future of Lebreton Flats, restarting the process to develop a master plan for the site near the city’s downtown. The previous vision...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Canadian and Mortgage Housing Corporation (CMHC) has announced $3.65 million in funding for Shepherds of Good Hope’s 5th supportive housing facility on Montreal Road. The Montreal Road Supportive Housing Building will provide 42 affordable homes...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Toronto City Council has decided that the city will remain a construction employer under the Ontario Labour Relations Act, electing to opt out of provincial legislation which would have allowed the city to end the...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Officials were in McNab/Braeside on Monday to announce their contribution to the region’s new, net-zero township office. "The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities are working together to support green infrastructure projects that...
The Ontario Government is investing a total of $40 million into the construction of two new state-of-the-art Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments - one in Orillia and the other in Parry Sound. Both detachments are part of the OPP Modernization...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The City of Oakville says that it issued $79,363,548 in industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) building permits in the firs three months of 2019. “Major building permit activity in the first quarter of 2019 took the...
Ontario Construction News Tomorrow, Toronto City Council is expected to make a fateful decision – to either do nothing and end a long-standing collective bargaining agreement requiring the city to use unionized construction trades for most of its projects –...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Will Toronto City Council go along with a staff recommendation that the city relinquish its status as a construction employer, resulting in an end to the construction union-only bidding requirements for city works projects? The answer...
  Ontario Construction News staff writer In a conference call with provincial leaders on June 6, federal minister of infrastructure Francois-Philippe Champagne told provincial and territorial leaders to take advantage of the summer construction season by getting projects moving quickly. “I urge...
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