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Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter 11/23/2020

This week’s headlines include:

Construction continues during COVID-19 lockdowns in Toronto and Peel Region

Ontario Construction News staff writer Construction sites will not be affected by new lockdowns put in place this week in Toronto and Peel Region. On Nov. 20, the Ontario government announced Peel Region and Toronto would move into the “Grey-Lockdown” category of the province’s Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework. New restrictions came into effect […]


Developer plans a million sq. ft. South Etobicoke community
Ontario Construction News staff writer Developer VANDYK Properties says it is preparing to build a new two-million sq. ft. “master-planned and transit -tailored community” in South Etobicoke. VANDYK said in a statement on Tuesday that the Grand Central Mimico in The Mimico Triangle would span over four city blocks, with nine towers “anchored by over […]

H2H Canada places eight veterans with Ontario Construction career opportunities in October
Ontario construction News staff writer Helmets to Hardhats Canada reports that eight Ontario military veterans were placed with construction career opportunities, most with trade unions, in October. The organization’s monthly “stat report” shows that 894 Ontario vets have been referred to various local unions, about half of the 1,621 total In October, the program registered […]

Third annual Building Information Modeling report sets a benchmark for BIM users in Canada
Ontario Construction News staff writer Results from the latest Building Information Modeling (BIM) survey have been published in a report that explores views about BIM from more than 800 Canadian respondents – primarily BIM users – over the past three years. The report provides valuable documentation and benchmarking indicators of Canada’s BIM transition progress and […]

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