Ottawa seeking ‘shovel-ready’ projects for post-lockdown economic boost

Ontario Construction News staff writer Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna is preparing to hand out billions of dollars in budgeted – but largely unspent – infrastructure...

COVID-19: Province narrows list of “essential workplaces” but confusion about what...

Ontario Construction News staff writer As the provincial government steps up social distancing measures to slow the COVID-19 virus, it issued emergency regulations to shut...

Casinos set to deal jobs and entertainment to Ontario communities

Ontario Construction Report staff writer Construction has either wrapped up or is about to wrap up on casinos in Pickering, Sarnia and North Bay. The first...

Paper records reveal story of disappearing Bondfield emails relating to $300...

Ontario Construction Report staff writer Investigators with Ernst and Young Inc. (E&Y) have alleged in court filings that Bondfield Construction Company Ltd.’s former chief executive...

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Ottawa seeking ‘shovel-ready’ projects for post-lockdown economic boost

Ontario Construction News staff writer Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna is preparing to hand out billions of dollars in budgeted – but largely unspent – infrastructure...

Coronavirus concerns lead to the cancellation of construction-related gatherings

For continuing current coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the construction industry, see www.Ontarioconstructionnews.com. Ontario Construction Report staff writer The coronavirus that is...

CRA reviewing Home Depot commercial credit card records in underground economy crack-down

Ontario Construction Report staff writer The Canadian Revenue Agency has obtained a court order to obtain information about Home Depot commercial credit card holders in...

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...

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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