$5.5 billion Scarborough subway extension on track as province issues RFP for tunnelling work today

Ontario Construction News staff writer The largest subway expansion in Canadian history is moving forward today, with the Ontario government releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for tunnelling work on the Scarborough Subway Extension. “After waiting over 30 years for a subway, our government is taking another critical step forward to build the improved, three-stop […]

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Ontario launches first-ever climate change impact assessment

Ontario Construction News staff writer The Climate Risk Institute has been hired to conduct the Ontario’s first-ever multi-sector climate change impact assessment. The study will “use the best science and information to better understand where and how climate change is likely to affect communities, critical infrastructure, economies and the natural environment, while helping to strengthen […]

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74-storey tower planned for central Toronto will have bicycle-only parking

Ontario Construction News staff writer The City of Toronto has received a zoning by-law amendment application for a 74 storey mixed-use tower at the southwest corner of Yonge and Gerrad Streets, with three levels of underground parking only for bicycles. Toronto Storeys reports that the project at 372-378 Yonge St. would rise 255 metres, incorporating […]

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Media spotlight shines on OCN publisher in Tools of The Trade podcast
By Mark Buckshon Publisher,

Ontario Construction News There are a few situations that make a journalist uncomfortable. We need to be unafraid to ask sometimes pointed questions. After a while, we acquire thick enough skin that we can manage our fears and get the story. However, some of the most challenging experiences occur when we […]

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DataBid: Current project leads and opportunities

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