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City of Toronto gives Aplus General Contractors a “F” grade for its work on the Ellesmere pumping station project . . . contractor fights back

The City of Toronto has given Aplus General Contractors Corp. a failing grade – and staff are recommending 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 […]
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Premier Ford commits provincial government’s $1.208 billion Ottawa LRT Stage 2 contribution, setting the stage to start the $4.65 billion project

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has confirmed the provincial government will provide the City of Ottawa with a maximum of $1.208 billion towards the cost of building Stage two of the city’s Light Rail Transit System (LRT), completing one of the key building blocks before the city can sign its $4.65 million contracts to begin construction […]
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Amico to build new senior facility in Deer Park

Amico Properties plans to build a new, larger seniors care facility at 155 Balmoral Ave. in Toronto. The project will replace the current Amica Balmoral Club. Amico filed an application to the City of Toronto for zoning and official plan amendments that would allow for the construction of a 15-storey center, according to Toronto.com. The […]
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DIAM cancels 10-storey Danforth condo in Toronto

DIAM Developments has cancelled a 10-storey residential building on Danforth Ave. in Toronto “due to unforeseen circumstances outside of DIAM’s control,” reports the Toronto Star via Beach Metro Community News. In a statement, DIAM said that unexpected construction delays, cost increases and a construction loan disagreement all contributed to the building’s cancellation. “As a result, […]
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Special feature: Top 10 interior systems contractors and suppliers/manufacturers

This top 10 list of Ontario interior systems contractors and suppliers/manfacturers is based on a selection process evaluating each company’s quality work, customer service, and employment excellence. Effectively, we evaluated each business both in detail and as a whole, to come up with our selections. The companies on this list are identified alphabetically because choosing […]
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