Toronto Council to vote on City Building Fund levies to raise $6.6 billion for infrastructure and affordable housingcity building levy

By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer Toronto Mayor John Tory is looking for council approval tomorrow to hike property taxes in order to raise billions for transit and affordable housing projects across the city. The City Building Fund currently in place would be extended and increased over the next six years, starting with […]

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The OAA celebrates Ontario architecture with MPPs at Queen’s Park: Ottawa’s Corktown Footbridge among this year’s selections

Ontario Construction News staff writer The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has celebrated this year’s World Architecture Day with its fourth annual visit to Queen’s Park, hosting a reception with Members of Provincial Parliament. At the December 10 event, the OAA underscored the importance of architects and architecture while also discussing the profession’s contribution to […]

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Toronto buys Etobicoke site from ML Ready Mix Concrete; company to move to Port Lands
Ontario Construction News staff writer The City of Toronto has completed an Agreement of Purchase and Sale at 29 Judson St. in Etobicoke, and now owns the property currently occupied by ML Ready Mix Concrete. In a Dec. 11 statement, the city confirmed the purchase, calling it, “the next step in the process of relocating […]
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Walker Industries consults community about proposed rural Niagara Falls quarry

Ontario Construction News staff writer Walker Industries is proposing to develop a new quarry in rural Niagara Falls to meet demand fuelled by fast-paced growth in the Niagara Region. The proposed Upper’s Lane Quarry would supply high-quality limestone aggregates for critical infrastructure, construction and community development projects across the region, the company says in a statement. […]

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DataBid: Current project leads and opportunities

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