Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | April 1, 2019
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Niagara Construction Association member Tom Rankin wins 2018 CCA Person of the Year Award
Niagara businessman and construction icon Tom Rankin received the 2018 CCA Person of the Year Award during the national association’s annual conference in Bermuda in March. These awards recognize the important contributions of individuals, companies and associations that promote and enhance the Canadian construction industry. A nomination package was assembled by various Niagara Construction Association (NCA) […]
City of Toronto gives Aplus General Contractors a “F” grade for its work on the Ellesmere pumping station project . . . contractor fights back
City of Toronto staffers have given Aplus General Contractors Corp. a failing grade – and recommended that the contractor be barred from bidding on municipal contracts for three years after asserting that the business failed to properly conduct and complete work on the $23,835,000 Ellesmere pumping station project. A March 4 memo to City Council’s […]
Primont Homes proposes condo towers, townhouses in Woodbridge
Primont Homes has filed an official plan amendment with the City of Vaughan for the construction of a residential community on Islington Avenue north of Steeles. The project, called SXSW Condos, will be built in the community of Woodbridge. The developer is seeking re-zoning to build four residential towers and 11 townhouse blocks on the […]
Ontario investing $1.3 billion to improve highway infrastructure
The Ontario government has announced it will spend $1.3 billion to rebuild and restore highways across the province. Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation, said that the funding will help create jobs for Ontario’s construction industry and keep highways safe and reliable. The government is planning to proceed with 123 rehabilitation projects across the province. “Our […]
Weekly OLRB Applications (beginning March 18, 2019)
Here is the list of applications to the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) for the week beginning March 18, 2019.