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Ipsos Survey – Toronto is the worst city in Canada for renovations with a contractor

According to a Reno-Assistance survey conducted by Ipsos across Canada, Toronto is the city where people encounter the most problems with renovation contractors in comparison to Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and national data. Key survey findings indicate the following: Toronto is where it is most difficult to find a trustworthy renovation contractor in Canada: 78%…

Quebec crane operators ordered back to work

Quebec’s crane operators are being ordered back to work. A labour tribunal hearing ruled Thursday evening in favour of an order sought by the province’s construction commission, forcing workers to end any work stoppage or slowdown tactics. The tribunal will decide…

New Saskatoon bridge named for Chief Mistawasis

Having the name of Chief Mistawasis applied to Saskatoon’s new commuter bridge is a big improvement from the way Indigenous people were regarded when Roseline Daniels was a child at residential school. “It’s like we’re coming together. We are, you know.…

Bentley Systems acquires Synchro Software to extend digital workflows for infrastructure project delivery through 4D construction modeling

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of Synchro Software, headquartered in London, leader (and the market creator) in 4D construction modeling software, for scheduling and project management. Synchro, “construction’s time machine,” has been globally…

Ford axes Onatrio’s GreenON progam

Incoming premier Doug Ford is scrapping the GreenON program, which provided incentives like free smart thermostats to those looking to make their homes more energy efficient. Ford, who is set to be sworn in on June 29, has already announced plans…