Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | March 11, 2019
This week’s Ontario Construction News – March 11, 2019
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Most Ontario contractors see promising year ahead with significant infrastructure opportunities
The great majority of Ontario contractors expect business will improve or at least remain the same this year compared to 2018, with only 17 per cent expecting a decline in work volume, the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) reports in its 2019 Contractor Survey. The survey shows the most optimism in eastern and southwestern Ontario, while […]
Ontario Construction Report: March issue published
The March 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 Ontarioconstructionreport.com weekly eletter, clicking at the sidebar images. Here is the link to the page turning software version of February’s Ontario Construction […]
As it files for creditor protection, Bondfield Construction wins right to defamation trial against Globe and Mail
About a day after winning the right to prove its case in a $125 million defamation trial against the Globe and Mail, Bondfield Construction Company Ltd. applied for court protection from its creditors. The contractor’s financial woes have already resulted in what is described as the largest surety claim in Canadian history. The Vaughan-based company filed […]
Carpenters’ Union files court action against Waterloo councillor Michael Harris
The Carpenter’s District Council of Ontario (CDCO) says it has brought forward an application to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice under the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act alleging what it claims is a serious breach of municipal conflict of interest obligations by Waterloo Regional councillor Michael Harris. The union asserts that Harris introduced, spoke […]
Weekly OLRB Applications (beginning Feb. 25, 2019)
Here is the list of applications to the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) for the week beginning Feb. 25, 2019.