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Minister McNaughton asks feds to increase Ontario’s allotment of skilled immigrant workers
Ontario Construction News staff writer Ontario needs more skilled workers for the construction industry and other sectors, and one way of getting them is to allow more skilled immigrants onto the province’s building sites and other places of employment, says Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development. On Wednesday, the minister called on […]

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Annual pace of housing starts in February slowed compared with January
By The Canadian Press The annual pace of housing starts fell in February compared with January, but still came in stronger than economists had expected. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said Monday the seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts slipped to 210,069 units in February compared with 214,031 in January. Economists on average had expected an […]

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Opening nears for Grove Memorial Community Hospital as it meets substantial completion
Ontario Construction News staff writer Residents of the Elora and Fergus region can look forward to the opening of the new $127.5-million Groves Memorial Community Hospital, as occupancy looms over the coming months following substantial completion of the project. Construction of the 152,000-square-foot hospital began in 2015 in Aboyne, between Elora and Fergus, to replace […]

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Guelph-based company wins contract to build and finance solar plant in Mexico
Ontario Construction News staff writer A Guelph-based company has signed a 15-year contract for a 103 Mega-Watt peak (MWp) solar power project in Mexico. Canadian Solar, one of the world’s largest solar power companies, has announced it has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Techgen, S.A. de C.V. to finance and build the solar […]

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DataBid: Current project leads and opportunities
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