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.
The Toronto Community Benefits Network in partnership with community, labour, and construction industry partners is launching the first annual province-wide Building Diversity Awards (BDA) and Recognition Program.
The new Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre (OTCC), a health and wellness facility designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, is set to serve the needs of the Oakville (Ont.) community as a gathering place for groups large and small.
M City, a multi-billion dollar mixed-use community development in Mississauga, Ont., has broken ground on its third and tallest tower, M3. The building was designed by Canadian firm IBI Group. M3 will soar to 81 storeys and be the tallest tower in the city once complete.
Construction of York University’s Markham Centre Campus formally began with a groundbreaking event at the site for the $275.5-million project in Markham, Ont., and is expected to open in fall 2023. The Ontario government announced its approval for the project in late July and site preparation work began immediately for the new campus.
A substantial portion of the construction of Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, the first new hospital to be built in Ontario in more than 30 years, has been completed, reported Mackenzie Health. The milestone signals the completion of the bulk of construction on the project and the start of months of work to ensure the hospital is ready to provide patient care.
The Ontario government has launched the Accelerated Build Pilot Program to enable the construction of two new long-term care homes in Mississauga, Ont., in a matter of months, instead of years. By working with Trillium Health Partners and Infrastructure Ontario, the province intends to add up to 640 care beds by 2021.
Ground has broken on the newest Amazon fulfillment centre in Canada, set to be completed in 2021. Located within the CitiGate Corporate Business Park in Barrhaven, the new fulfillment centre will be the second in Ottawa.