Overcoming construction industry racism: Effective immediate response must be coupled with...

Ontario Construction Report staff writer The construction industry needs to take a multi-pronged approach to overcome overt and systematic racism. True solutions require both effective...

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...

COVID-19 picture murky for contractors as infrastructure relief programs are slow...

Ontario Construction Report staff writer Ontario Construction News invited former Ontario General Contractors’ Association (OGCA) president Clive Thurston to offer his insights about how the...

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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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...

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...

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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