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Your weekly Ontario Construction Report

Ontario Construction Report: August issue published

The August issues of Ontario Construction Report, GTA Construction Report and Ottawa Construction News have been published. You can view the stories within the publications through links at the respective websites or, if you are receiving the weekly eletter, clicking at the sidebar images. Here is the link to the page turning software version of August’s Ontario Construction […]

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Bridge designers invited to bid using QBS system for $32 million Alexandra Bridge retrofit project

The federal government is applying a qualifications-based selection (QBS) model to select designers for an estimated $32 million retrofit of the Alexandra Bridge connecting Gatineau and Ottawa. The procurement approach is part of a recently launched Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) pilot project, which makes price a secondary consideration to the specialist designers’ qualifications. […]

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Guelph selects Windmill for mixed-use development

The City of Guelph has selected Ottawa-based developer Windmill Development Group as a partner to develop a One Planet Living community in downtown. One Planet Living is a planning and sustainability framework predicated on building communities where people can live happy and healthy lives within the resources of One Planet. Its principles include sustainable food […]

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Construction starts on pedestrian crossing bridge near Fort York

Construction has started on a pedestrian bridge near Fort York. Once completed, the Garrison Crossing pedestrian and cycle bridge will create a connection between Trinity Bellwoods Park in the north and the Fort York grounds in the south. The installation of the stainless steel bridge, the first of its kind in Canada, is being led […]

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Financial Post investigation: He fought the Chinese take-over of Aecon, but was he who he said he was?

The Financial Post has published an extensive profile of Michael Beattie, who was among the leading lobbyists fighting against the takeover of Aecon by CCCI — a campaign that ultimately succeeded when the federal government blocked the takeover. The profile indicates a complex back-story, including charges, a bankruptcy claim, and plenty of denials from Beattie. […]


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