Ontario Construction News staff writer Despite a 6.5% national decline in building permits recorded in September, Ontario municipalities reported an increase of 6.1% to a record quarterly volume of $10.7 billion, largely due to the value of multi-family permits, Statistics...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Gordie Howe Bridge project and the new Toronto courthouse are the two 2019 Ontario winners of Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships, granted by the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP). The awards...
Ontario Construction News staff writer From designing world renowned facilities and iconic bridges, to addressing public access and mobility issues within a community, to improving water and sanitation services here at home and abroad, the work of consulting engineering firms...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Twenty-five Canadian municipalities, including 10 in Ontario, have been selected to join the first Showcase Cities cohort led by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) Canada. Over the next year, these...
Ontario Construction News staff writer A federal tax on foreign real estate speculators is expected to be passed by Parliament, according to Blacklock’s Reporter. The first of its kind, the equity tax will penalize foreign real estate buyers with a one...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-Canada (ACEC) says Lawrence Luckey of BCL Engineering Ltd. has been named as chair of the association’s board of diretors for the 2019-2020 term. Luckey first joined the ACEC-Canada board in...
Ontario Construction News staff writer CHICAGO -- A Canadian economist provided an outlook for the US construction industry in 2020, and his perception is that there will be a decline in most sectors – but this slowdown will not be...
By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer More than a dozen former members of the Canadian Armed Forces who have been forced to sleep on the streets will finally have roofs over their heads. The “Homes for Heroes” Village in Calgary...
Ontario Construction News staff writer There could be a reversal in the construction labour shortage story, with an oversupply of apprentices in certain key trades in Ontario within the next decade, according to a report by the Canadian Apprenticeship Foundation. The...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Hariri Pontarini Architects from Toronto has won the $100,000 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC)’s International Prize for its design of the Baha’i Temple of South America in Santiago, Chile. The winner was revealed last Friday,...
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