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Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | April 22, 2019

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Ontario Construction Report: April issue published

The April 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 weekly eletter, clicking at the sidebar images. Here is the link to the page turning software version of February’s Ontario Construction […]

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Ontario Construction News starts daily publication on May 1

Ontario Construction News begins its daily publishing schedule next week on May 1. The publication of a newspaper that qualifies as a daily construction newspaper under Ontario Construction Act regulations represents an ambitious but attainable enterprise – combining traditional journalistic principles with online technologies to create an economical, yet effective publication. “We’re beginning to accept […]

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Ontario Construction Act adjudications: Reynolds says single Authorized Nominating of standard timelines Authority to provide high quality adjudicators; really complex disputes will likely stretch beyond standard timelines

How will the new adjudication procedures under the new Ontario Construction Act affect the way construction disputes and payment provisions are resolved? The answer is there is much uncertainty, especially since the ground-breaking provisions are new to Canada and will only go into effect on a gradual basis in the months following their initial implementation […]

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Economic development: Ontario’s top 10 communities

By Kristen Frisa Special to Ontario Construction Report Ontario’s communities are shining beacons of economic opportunity. Access to education, main transportation arteries, and the provincial and federal capitols provide the resources and the people to build and grow businesses, homes, and neighbourhoods. The hard work of the following communities’ economic development offices provide examples to […]

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Disputes and unresolved lien claims only some of the issues affecting Ontario’s contractors: Aon survey

Ontario’s construction industry has serious challenges in unresolved disputes and lien claims, says Gerry Russ, national director, Growth, Innovation and Insight, Construction Services Group, at Aon Risk Solutions. However, he says the volume of unsettled claims is only one of several significant challenges affecting the province’s contractors. “There were $350 to $400 million in liens […]

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