Ontario’s first tall wood, low-carbon institutional building to be erected in Toronto receives federal funds

By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer

George Brown’s Waterfront Campus is about to get greener, at least in the environmental sense, as Canada expands its Green Construction through Wood (GCWood) program to build a 10-storey wood building there. At a May 30 announcement, Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament for Spadina–Fort York, on behalf […]

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Three Ontario structures receive CaGBC Green Building Excellence Awards

Ontario Construction Report staff writer

Three Ontario buildings received 2019 Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC) Green Building Excellence Awards at the organization’s at the group’s annual conference in Vancouver last Wednesday. The Western Union Engineering Building in London won the Green Building Excellence – New Construction Award, while 4711 Yonge (Marisa Construction Ltd. and Menkes […]

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How to finally understand illogical decisions (and capture the elephant in the room)

By Matt Handal Special to Ontario Construction News

Have you ever been frustrated by an illogical decision a client, co-worker, or friend has made? You just look at it and ask, “What are they thinking?” They’d have to be insane to make that decision, right? It can make you want to pull your hair out. […]

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DataBid: Current project leads and opportunities

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Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area launches the largest York Region build in its history

Ontario Construction News staff writer

Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area says it has launched the largest York Region build in its history. Located in the Town of Georgina, the Dalton Road build will consist of six, two-story new affordable housing townhome units. The land on which the organization is building on was previously purchased […]

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