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Ontario health minister takes hospital infrastructure funding road trip: $175 million allocated this year for upgrades, repairs and maintenance

By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer Ontario’s health minister was on the road last Wednesday, announcing funding at various hospital sites. Christine Elliott says the province is addressing urgent upgrades, repairs and maintenance to help modernize 131 hospitals across the province. At her first stop, Niagara Health St. Catharines Site, Elliott announced $175 […]

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Brock University breaks ground on 2021 Canada Summer Games athletic campus

By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer Brock University has officially broken ground on the Canada Games Park athletic campus, a facility that will serve as the centrepiece for the 2021 Canada Summer Games. The complex, being built by Brampton-based Aquicon Construction is a cornerstone in Niagara’s successful bid selected by the Canada Games […]

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Toronto City Council approves HousingTO affordable housing action plan

Ontario Construction News staff writer Toronto City Council has approved the HousingTO 2020-2030 Action Plan to address a range of housing issues from homelessness and social housing to affordable rental units and long-term care. Mayor John Tory says the action plan will “put the city on the right path for the new decade. “It’s the […]

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OGCA president Clive Thurston’s final Year End Report

By Clive Thurston President, Ontario General Contractors Association First, I want to wish all of our members and supporters a very Merry Christmas and hopes for a great New Year. As many of you know, this will be my final Year End Report as I will be retiring at the end of June. I’m pleased […]

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