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This week’s Ontario Construction News – October 22, 2018
Political payback: LiUNA wins Section 14 rollback as Premier Doug Ford attends union’s Queens Park rally
Just days after the official groundbreaking for the new Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) Local 183 headquarters in Vaughn, Premier Doug Ford attended a union rally at Queens Park and announced that the government will undo recently introduced legislation that LiUNA believe would have threatened its members’ livelihoods. Kathleen Wynne’s former Liberal government […]
Bélanger Construction builds $30 million Sudbury cultural centre
Construction of the $30-million Place des Arts cultural centre will begin Oct. 23 in Sudbury. The project has received its building permit from the city, Northern Ontario Business has reported. The 60,000-sq.-ft building will include a bar and restaurant area with a capacity of 100 people ideal for performances by local artists, a smaller “black […]
Diversity of winners at 35th annual GOHBA Housing Design Awards
Some 40 different firms collected awards at the 35th annual Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association (GOHBA) Housing Design Awards gala, reflecting incredible diversity among the categories and entries. About 500 attended the event at the Shaw Centre on Oct. 20. Minto Communities demonstrated its evolution in design quality by collecting more trophies — six — […]
Hamilton, neighbouring communities and public agencies switch from Biddingo to eSolutions Group for bids and tenders
The City of Hamilton and several other public agencies in the Hamilton and Halton region have switched their procurement engine from Biddingo to the Bids&Tenders system provided by eSolutionsGroup Inc. The change for Hamilton took place on Oct. 1. City council approved the change in mid-2017 after reviewing options and evaluating five competing responses to […]
Weekly OLRB Applications (beginning Oct 8 2018)
Here is the list of applications to the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) for the week beginning Oct 8 2018.