Time running out to submit nominations for Building Diversity Awards

Ontario Construction News staff writer The deadline to nominate individuals or organizations for the 2021 Building Diversity Awards is Wednesday, March 30. This is the first...

More than 3,000 construction employers eligible for Apprenticeship Incentive Program payments:...

Ontario Construction Report staff writer Ontario’s Ministry of Labour (MoL) says more than 3,000 construction trades employers province-wide are eligible for payment sunder the province’s...

Ministerial Zoning Orders: Good, bad or ugly?

Critics say planning tool being used frequently to avoid rigours of land use planning, public engagement and environmental assessments By John Devine Special to Ontario Construction...

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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Investors seeing green with energy-efficient properties

By John Devine Special to Ontario Construction Report Green is increasingly the currency of large-scale developments as investors looking for long-term returns put their money in...

Feds announce $10 billion infrastructure plan for green projects, agriculture, broadband internet

Ontario Construction Report staff writer The federal government last week announced a $10 billion commitment for new major infrastructure initiatives to create jobs and economic...

Bird Construction acquires Calgary-based Stuart Olson, mostly for value of Olson’s debt  

Ontario Construction Report staff writer Bird Construction Inc. based in Mississauga will acquire Calgary-based construction services company Stuart Olson Inc. in a deal valued at...

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...

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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