Feds to spend $41 million on Ontario schools energy retrofits with...

Ontario Construction Report staff writer The federal government has announced it will spend $41 million on energy retrofits in Ontario schools, despite the province’s resistance...

Ontario to set up skilled trades training based on “portable skills”

By Karen Frisa Ontario Construction Report staff writer In legislation entitled the Modernizing the Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Act 2019, Ontario’s government is proposing a revamp...

Weekly OLRB Applications (beginning June 8, 2019)

Here is the list of applications to the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) for the week beginning June 8, 2019.

Labourers, steelworkers face off in Windsor overpass jurisdiction dispute

Police were called to a Windsor overpass construction site when a dispute between two unions about who should be working on the project reached...

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Sustainability and climate change: New construction and retrofit projects can create multi-billion dollar AEC...

Ontario Construction Report staff writer There are exciting opportunities in sustainable construction, with ambitious goals to reduce the built environment’s environmental drain – creating billions...
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Canadian construction industry growth holding pace with inflation: FMI

Ontario Construction Report staff writer Raleigh, NC-based FMI says Canadian construction industry’s growth is keeping pace with inflation, with a three per cent increase projected...

Modular construction is a ripening idea that may save construction time and cost: McKinsey...

By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer In a June report, the McKinsey Company says modular building could have a profound impact on the construction...

Feds moving forward with prompt payment, adjudication legislation similar to Ontario Construction Act

Ontario Construction Report staff writer The federal government is moving forward with legislation for construction industry prompt payment and adjudication for projects under its jurisdiction,...

April 28: The National Day of Mourning – Commemorating victims of workplace hazards and...

The National Day of Mourning was observed in Canada on April 28 to commemorate workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due...

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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