10/21/2019 Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here


Feds order “urgent” probe into former DCC chair’s business activities: Globe and Mail

Ontario Construction News staff writer

The federal government has ordered an “urgent” investigation into the business activities of the Liberal-appointed chair of Defence Construction Canada (DCC) after learning that she worked as a consultant for Ontario-based Fowler Construction shortly after she resigned as its top executive to resolve a conflict of interest, The Globe and […]

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LiUNA pension fund backs development of two Ottawa residential/retail buildings

Ontario Construction News staff writer

The Labourers International Union of North America (LiUNA)’s Central and Eastern Canada Pension Fund is developing two new Ottawa residential and retail buildings in Ottawa in partnership with the Regional Group of Companies and Fengate Asset Management. The two buildings will be located at the entrance to Regional Group’s master-planned […]

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LPAT overrules Barrie city council, clearing the way for 11-storey apartment building

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An 11-storey apartment building plan rejected by Barrie city council has been approved in a ruling by the province’s Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT). The tribunal released a 48-page ruling Oct. 11, determining the proposed development is consistent with the Provincial Policy Statement on land-use planning, conforms to the Greater […]

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Hamilton bans out-of-town dumping after “exponential increase” in Toronto construction waste disposal

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The City of Hamilton has banned trucks from dumping out-of-town soil within city limits. Council held a special meeting late last Wednesday night to approve a bylaw amendment prohibiting local dumping of any fill excavated outside the city. The new rule is effective immediately and is in response to reports […]

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DataBid: Current project leads and opportunities

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