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...
What can we learn from the rapid evolution of electronic bidding and procurement systems? The relatively new processes are faster, easier to administer and encourage additional bids – but contractors and suppliers continue to make some stupid mistakes, say representatives...
A private inter-urban commuter rail enterprise’s plans to turn the disused Prince of Wales bridge connecting Ottawa and Gatineau into a key connecting link has been dealt a setback after the federal cabinet through an Order in Council overturned...
The government of Ontario has unveiled a $28.5 billion expansion to the Toronto’s transit network. "Our government is investing in transportation to bring relief and new opportunities to transit users and commuters," Premier Doug Ford said in a statement. "We announced...
The passage of legislation on April 2 that frees several Ontario municipalities from a requirement to work only with specific unionized construction contractors has received reactions that vary depending the ideological spectrum. The Ford government’s omnibus Bill 66 includes a...
City of Toronto staffers have given Aplus General Contractors Corp. a failing grade – and recommended that the contractor be barred from bidding on municipal contracts for three years after asserting that the business failed to properly conduct and...
How should owners, contractors and subcontractors prepare for the new prompt payment and adjudication provisions in the Ontario Construction Act, which start taking effect on Oct. 1? Lawyers speaking at an Ottawa Construction Association (OCA) symposium on Feb. 27 said...
The great majority of Ontario contractors expect business will improve or at least remain the same this year compared to 2018, with only 17 per cent expecting a decline in work volume, the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) reports in...
Project opportunity information provided by DataBid.com. See more comprehensive information at the DataBid site. Stage Open - Bids/Quotes/Tenders Sector Public Project/Bid No. Call No. 95-2019 DataBid ID 0016030619 Project Location 674 Dundas Street West, Toronto ON (Toronto) , Canada Project Class General Building Industry Public Buildings Trade Other Public...
Closing Date and Time: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Local Time The scope of work under the City Repair (Roadway and Miscellaneous Works) Contract includes roadway and miscellaneous works involving the maintenance repairs of roads, curbs, sidewalks, driveways,...
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Doug Ford touts billions for infrastructure, new apprenticeship training system in provincial budget, OGCA...

Fresh from his provincial budget delivery, Ontario premier Doug Ford showed up at the Ontario General Contractors’ Association (OGCA) Symposium on April 12 to...
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Ontario Construction News gears up for daily publication

Ontario Construction News is gearing up for its daily publication launch on Wednesday, May 1. “We’ve been publishing weekly in April as we prepare for...
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How to navigate the e-bidding system: Advice for contractors

What can we learn from the rapid evolution of electronic bidding and procurement systems? The relatively new processes are faster, easier to administer and encourage...