EllisDon Infrastructure selected to build $956.4M new Toronto courthouse

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of the Attorney General have selected EllisDon Infrastructure for the development of Toronto’s new courthouse. The company was awarded...

Weekly OLRB Applications (beginning Feb 12, 2018 )

Here is the list of applications to the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) for the week of Feb 12.

MacKenzie Vaughan Hospital to become Canada’s first ‘smart’ medical center

Upon its completion by 2020, the MacKenzie Vaughan Hospital will become Canada’s first medical center to have a fully-integrated smart technology system, as well...

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Ontario Court of Appeal dismisses Metron project manager’s appeal: Jail sentence for workers’ deaths...

The Ontario Court of Appeal has denied an appeal by Metron project manager Vadim Kazenelson, who had been found guilty of criminal negligence causing...
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CCA mobilizes opposition to Chinese state-owned business takeover of Aecon Group

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has joined several competing construction businesses in opposing the Canadian government's approval of the purchase of Aecon Group Inc. by...

Joint venture-partners to carry financial slack as Carillion’s bankruptcy looms

<span style="font-weight: 400;">Canadian joint-venture partners could take up the financial slack of major construction projects as </span><a href="https://www.carillionplc.com/"><b>Carillion PLC</b></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">enters into bankruptcy.</span> <span...
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National Master Specification competitive landscape shifts with new CSC strategic alliance

The competitive landscape for distribution of the Canadian National Master Construction Specification (NMS) has shifted with the decision by Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) to end...
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CMHC: Multiple-family developments boost housing starts in Toronto

After experiencing a dip over the previous month, the number of housing starts in Toronto Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) has picked up in November...

Feature profile: Greenshield sustainable glass block recycling earns LEED points with flexibility, innovation

Newtonbrook Block and Supply develops GreenShield sustainable concrete block glass-recycling technologies,...

Building on its more than 65-year history and affirming its commitment to the future as a third-generation family owned and operated company, Newtonbrook Block...

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