Under the second provincial emergency guidelines, new measures and restrictions have been put on construction activity to keep Ontarians safe and immediately respond to the ongoing threat of the pandemic.
The planning, design, and construction of hospital facilities normally take years. However, the pandemic presented a unique challenge where solutions had to be conceived and implemented within months. This is the story of one response to this unique challenge.
A new report, Averting a Crisis: The Need to Protect Ontario’s Infrastructure Investments, done for the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) by Prism Economics and Analysis shows a massive number of construction industry jobs are in jeopardy in 2021.
When it comes to energy-saving policies, British Columbia is first, Saskatchewan is last, Prince Edward Island (P.E.I) is most improved, and the federal government needs to help all provinces ramp up to meet national goals, according to the second annual Scorecard of provincial energy efficiency policies by Efficiency Canada.
The Department of Canadian Heritage plans to build a national monument to remember the historic discrimination against LGBTQ2+ people in Canada, including those who suffered and continue to suffer due to the LGBT Purge between the 1950s and the 1990s. A design contest has been launched to select the project’s design team.