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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 14
2020

Study Says Popular Face Covering Could Worsen Virus Spread

(Original article available here) A bad review for versatile coverings called fleeces, buffs or gaiters A style of face-covering popular among construction workers—the fabric tubes with elastic ends variously called buffs, gaiters or fleeces—could worsen the spread of coronavirus, says a new Duke University study. Valued for versatility and convenience, the buffs allow workers to drop the covering from their […]

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Posted:
Aug 13
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – 08/10/2020

See today’s eNewspaper Ontario shortlists construction teams for priority subway projects tunnelling work Ontario Construction News staff writer Construction teams have been shortlisted by the province to advance tunnelling work on the Scarborough Subway Extension and the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension projects, part of the largest subway expansion in the province’s history. Teams were shortlisted […]

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Posted:
Aug 13
2020

CISC Weekly Bulletin | August 7, 2020

A Daring Renovation, The Historical Building of 425 Viger Montreal, Quebec This daring project involved the harmonious integration of a contemporary block into the Read Building, a historic building dating back to 1910. On the first ten levels, the new construction presented itself as an extension of the existing building. + Read more ———- CWB […]

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Aug 4
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter 08/04/2020

Construction of Lang Plaza begins at University of Guelph Construction started recently on Lang Plaza, a new outdoor meeting space for students the University of Guelph campus. With large green spaces and outdoor seating, Lang Plaza will revitalize the front entrance of Macdonald Hall, home of the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics, […]

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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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