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10/07/2019 Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here


Tall building timber creating opportunites for Northern Ontario’s forest industry

By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff reporter

Revisions to Canadian building codes that allow taller wood-framed structures are good news for Northern Ontario’s forest industry. The design possibilities, aesthetics and green values behind the mass-timber construction movement have architects, engineers and builders in Canada’s largest housing market increasingly considering wood structures, according to Christine […]

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CCA prepares to revise governance structure with smaller board, increased membership engagement

Ontario Construction News staff writer

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has approved a new governance structure with a smaller board of directors at a special general and board meeting in Whitehorse. The membership at the Sept. 12 meeting voted to end the association’s previous three membership classes, and reduce the board of directors to 20 […]

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COPE Development Corp. plans 21-storey Sheppard Ave. condo

Ontario Construction News staff writer

COPE Development Corporation has submitted an application to the City of Toronto for a 21-storey condo development at 2993 Sheppard Ave. The building designed by Kirkor Architects will reach 69.65 metres and include 29,308 sq. m. of gross floor space including 1,340 sq. m. of ground-floor retail, Databid.com reports, citing […]

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Construction starts on $777 million Northern Ontario electrical transmission line

Ontario Construction News staff writer

Construction has officially started on a new 450-kilometre north shore electrical transmission line that will connect the Wawa and Lakehead transfer stations. At an estimated cost of $777 million, the NextBridge East-West Tie Project will build a double-circuit, 230-kilovolt transmission line from the Wawa Transformer Station (TS) to the Lakehead […]

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DataBid: Current project leads and opportunities

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