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Dolime Quarry in Guelph to close early; site to be turned into mixed-use residential neighbourhood

By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer

The City of Guelph and the owners of the Dolime Quarry have reached a potential solution to address concerns about how operations at the quarry could affect the city’s drinking water. If approved by Guelph City Council and the Province of Ontario, the proposal would see Dolime […]

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Barrie’s Dunlop streetscape project completed in time for Remembrance Day

Ontario Construction News staff writer

Phase 1A of the Dunlop Streetscape Project in Barrie has wrapped up and the street has reopened, just in time for the Remembrance Day Ceremony today and the annual Downtown Barrie Tree Lighting Celebration on Nov. 16. Sidewalks, building aprons and planter boxes have been poured and installed. Removable bollards […]

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Ottawa advances $57 to $83 million Sparks Street pedestrian mall revitalization plan

Ontario Construction News staff writer

An Ottawa municipal committee voted to approve a revitalization plan for the Sparks Street pedestrian mall in the city’s downtown area, a project estimated to cost between $57 and $83 million between 2022 and 2028. The city’s Finance and Economic Development Committee has approved the plan to enhance the mall […]

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Foundations of Construction: Sandstone rubble for original Parliament Buildings

By Susanna MacLeod Special to Ontario Construction Report

“The front, with its seven towers, the central one rising to an altitude of 180 feet, will expose one of the handsomest buildings in America,” Harper’s Weekly writers gushed on Dec. 24, 1859, in describing the proposed new Canadian Parliament Buildings. Queen Victoria chose Ottawa as the […]

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DataBid: Current project leads and opportunities

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