Posts in Category : Industry News

As part of our mandate to showcase and promote the services of our members, to speak on their behalf whenever required, and keep our partners current with related issues, the following is an active archive of press releases and relevant news articles. If our members have articles they believe would be of benefit to a wider audience, please contact us and we'll include it here.

Posted:
Aug 3
2020

Stay Connected: Alcohol Based Sanitizer Warning

Top Headlines Ontario contractor switches gears to construct masks for hearing impaired Walmart Canada investing billions in infrastructure, creating hundreds of construction jobs Hot works warning for alcohol-based sanitizers CLICK HERE to see this week’s top stories regarding the construction industry in Ontario that you need to know. Every Friday, you can find our weekly […]

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Posted:
Aug 3
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News -07/27/2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here Ontario to fast-track construction of two long-term care homes Ontario Construction News staff writer The Ontario government will be fast-tracking the construction of two long-term care homes in Mississauga, to create 640 new long-term care beds by next year. Ontario Premier Doug Ford made the […]

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Posted:
Jul 20
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News 07/20/2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here Ontario accelerating construction of long-term care homes Ontario Construction News staff writer The provincial funding model has been changed, to build more modern long-term care homes providing seniors with the quality care. This new approach will help break down historic barriers and accelerate the construction of urgently […]

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Posted:
Jul 20
2020

Extensions Protect Health and Safety as Economy Gradually Reopens

News Release Ontario Extends Emergency Orders July 16, 2020 Extensions Protect Health and Safety as Economy Gradually Reopens TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has extended most emergency orders currently in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) until July 29, 2020. Keeping […]

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Jul 20
2020

Nearly All Businesses and Public Spaces to Reopen in Stage 3

Good afternoon, The Ontario government announced nearly all businesses and public spaces will reopen in Stage 3 of the province’s reopening framework with public health and workplace safety measures and restrictions in place. 24 regions in Ontario will be able to move into Stage 3 of the province’s COVID-19 reopening plan at 12:01 a.m. on […]

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Posted:
Jul 20
2020

BULLETIN: Building Permit and Employment Data Shows Signs of Recovery in Ontario Construction Industry

Statistics Canada released new employment and building permit data recently, with both showing that Ontario’s construction industry is progressing towards pre-pandemic activity levels. Among the highlights: Ontario’s ICI building permit values rose by 37% in May, and increased in 13 of Ontario’s 16 metro areas. Municipalities are still experiencing delays in issuing permits or planning […]

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Posted:
Jul 20
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News 07/13/2020

See the full edition of our newspaper online here   Mayors seek emergency funding for land use planning reviews, development approvals, critical infrastructure projects and other services Mayors seek emergency funding for land use planning reviews, development approvals, critical infrastructure projects and other services Ontario Construction News staff writer Without significant federal and provincial funding […]

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