Wednesday, February 21, 2018

News

No Canadian workers on Detroit-Windsor tunnel project leads to union grievance

A grievance has been filed against the Michigan company performing the US$21-million ceiling replacement in the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel for failing to hire any Canadian workers for the job. Toebe Construction, based in Wixom, Mich., was awarded...

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First Maritime Architectural Design Excellence Awards to be handed out in 2018

Architect associations in the Maritimes have announced the details of the first Maritime Architectural Design Excellence Awards to be handed out in 2018. These awards will “celebrate and showcase the talent and expertise of architects for...

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Unlicensed Hamilton contractor sentenced to jail time

A man with a lengthy history of operating as an unliscened roofing contractor in Hamilton has been sentenced to serve jail time. Jason Dennis was given two years’ probation and ten days in jail for operating without a licence as required by...

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Construction union lauds Ontario’s long term energy plan

OAKVILLE, ON, Oct. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Mike Gallagher, business manager of Local 793 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, says the Long Term Energy Plan released today by the province is a step in the right direction because it...

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Chinese construction firm CCCI to buy Canada’s Aecon for $1.5B

Aecon Group Inc. has signed a deal to be acquired for $1.5 billion by CCCC International Holding Ltd. of China, subject to shareholder and government approvals. CCCC International has agreed to pay $20.37 per Aecon share in cash to buy the...

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Lubrication Fundamentals Seminar at STLE Hamilton

The STLE (Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers) Hamilton Ontario chapter is hosting a one day educational seminar on Thursday, November 02, 2017 at the Scottish Rite Club in Hamilton.  The theme for the day-long event is "Lubrication...

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Liens piling up as Edmonton’s ReidBuilt Homes struggles to pay contractors

Numerous contractors and homeowners that opted to work with Edmonton-area builder ReidBuilt Homes are finding themselves in a tough spot financially, with liens being placed against houses in and around Edmonton. Richard and Eileen Sherburne...

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CRA analyzing pre-construction condo flipping cases for tax avoidance

Canada Revenue Agency is analyzing 2,810 transactions involving cases of pre-construction condominium flipping in Toronto to determine whether audits need to be carried out to find tax evaders. In the Toronto area in particular, audit work has...

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Morguard Corporation recognized as one of Canada’s safest employers

Mississauga, ON, October 25, 2017 – For the fifth consecutive year, Morguard was recognized as one of Canada’s Safest Employers in the Retail and Services category by Canadian Occupational Safety. This notable achievement demonstrates...

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Department of Labour: Half of workers in suburban Halifax construction sites not using harnesses

About half of people working at heights in suburban Halifax this year weren’t using proper fall protection, according to compliance inspections by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour. Scott Nauss, senior director of inspection and...

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Vancouver opens city’s first land trust building

CITY OF VANCOUVER, October 22, 2017 — This morning the City marked the opening of The BRice, Vancouver’s first-ever land trust bringing 48 new protected affordable one-bedroom rental homes. In attendance to celebrate the opening of the new...

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Two PCL projects receive global recognition

The PCL family of companies is pleased to announce that BMO Field Expansion and Rogers Place have each won an Award of Merit in the fifth annual Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine Global Best Projects competition. “We are extremely proud...

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