TCHC plans to spend $422.6 million on capital projects in 2019

The Toronto Community Housing Corp. (TCHC) plans to spend $422.6 million of its $1.05 billion budget on capital projects, including $313.1 million on “building...

Ontario’s Top 10 Sealant and Waterproofing industry leaders

The specialists within the sealant and waterproofing industry cover manufacturers and distributors, contractors, and – in a unique role within this list, International Leak...

Ontario’s Top 10 Non-Profit Affordable Housing Industry Leaders

Finding solutions for communities, families and individuals Here’s a list of the top 10 leading organizations focusing on affordable housing in Ontario. You’ll see non-profits,...

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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Ontario (especially GTA) construction employment market to remain hot over next decade: BuildForce Canada

BuildForce Canada projects that Ontario's construction employment will thrive in the years ahead and it will be challenging to replace retiring workers. The organization says...
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NCC pulls plug on LeBreton Flats redevelopment as Rendez-Vous LeBreton partners squabble in court...

The $5 billion vision to redevelop Ottawa's LeBreton Flats with massive residential and commercial projects – including a new arena for the Ottawa Senators...
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Harmonized building codes expected to boost industry mobility

The Canadian construction industry is welcoming harmonized building codes in an effort to make doing business across the country easier. In November, Finance Minister Bill...
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B.C. city discovers immediate and lasting cost savings with iGUIDE floor plan and visual...

Ontario Construction Report special feature When public works officials in Courtenay on Vancouver Island, B.C., decided to contract for floor plan maps of their municipal...
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OEL receives $618,000 in federal money to encourage employers to start hiring apprentices

The federal government says it is providing more than $618,000 to the Ontario Electrical League (OEL) to encourage more employers to hire and train...

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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