Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | November 19
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This week’s Ontario Construction News – November 19, 2018
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Inquests will be held in Hamilton construction site deaths
The regional supervising coroner for Ontario’s West Region in the Hamilton Office, recently announced that an inquest will be held into the deaths of two workers at construction sites who died three and two years ago, respectively. Dr. Karen Schiff said the inquests will examine the circumstances surrounding the deaths of Jeremy Huber, 39, who died […]
Vale makes $100,000 donation to Sudbury arts building
Vale has donated $100,000 to Sudbury’s Place des Arts’ building fund. Construction on the $30 million cultural centre in downtown Sudbury began on Oct. 23. When finished, the 60,000-square-foot building will include a bar and restaurant area with a capacity of 100 people, a smaller black box theatre with 150 seats, and a larger theatre […]
SSPC Ontario Standards of Excellence Expo Nov. 29
The Ontario branch of the Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) is holding its Standards of Excellence Expo on Nov. 29. The event is free for municipal owners, employees and engineering firms. The cost for others is $60 per person. The theme for the day’s events is Bridge & Highway: Maximizing Lifecycle. The event takes place […
Diamond/KWC consortium selected to design new central library in Ottawa
The City of Ottawa says that the evaluation committee for a new joint facility shared by Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada has recommended entering into negotiations with the consortium of Diamond Schmitt Architects and KWC Architects. The committee reviewed 33 submissions from architectural firms from around the world, and a shortlist of […]
Weekly OLRB Applications (beginning Nov. 5)
Here is the list of applications to the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) for the week beginning Nov. 5, 2018.