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Is the Union Station Revitalization ‘Out of Control’ ?
Commercial
Thursday February 1 2018

Is the Union Station Revitalization ‘Out of Control’ ?

$22.8-million increase and an additional eight to 12 months is required to complete the renovation and restoration work on Union Station in Toronto.

Ontario’s New Construction Act
Business
Monday December 18 2017

Ontario’s New Construction Act

Adjudication is somewhat similar to a mandatory arbitration, with new and strict rules leading hopefully toward ‘prompt payment’ legislation under Ontario’s new Construction Act. Part II.1...

Toronto Home Sales Drop as Listings Surge
Residential
Tuesday June 6 2017

Toronto Home Sales Drop as Listings Surge

New listings of Toronto homes surged in May from a year earlier while sales plunged and price gains slowed slightly in the wake of new housing...

Several Construction Unions Don’t Support Skilled Trades Protest
Business
Tuesday December 13 2016

Several Construction Unions Don’t Support Skilled Trades Protest

Protest against changes in rules governing skilled trades workers does not have the support of a significant number of unions in Ontario's construction trades, according to...

Canadian Revenue Agency Recovers $240M from Real Estate Tax Cheats
Residential
Tuesday October 25 2016

Canadian Revenue Agency Recovers $240M from Real Estate Tax Cheats

The Canada Revenue Agency says it has recovered more than $240 million from audits related to probes of tax cheating on real estate in British Columbia...

Ontario Landlord Must Keep Tenant Until Death
Residential
Wednesday June 22 2016

Ontario Landlord Must Keep Tenant Until Death

A panel of three Divisional Court judges in Ontario has overturned a decision of the Landlord and Tenant Board (LLTB) and ruled that a landlord is...

Ontario Architects Disappointed by New Culture Strategy
Business
Tuesday May 31 2016

Ontario Architects Disappointed by New Culture Strategy

Architects and designers are feeling slighted by Ontario’s draft culture strategy.

Construction Firm Banned from Doing Business in Hamilton
Business
Thursday May 12 2016

Construction Firm Banned from Doing Business in Hamilton

For the first time since Hamilton’s fair wage police was established in 1993, Hamilton politicians have banned one of Ontario’s largest construction firms from bidding on...

Energy Retrofit Coming to Toronto Social Housing
Green
Tuesday May 3 2016

Energy Retrofit Coming to Toronto Social Housing

The Province of Ontario has committed to spending $42.9 million on social housing retrofits in Toronto.

Urban Planning
Aug 2 2018
Toronto Waterfront Board Moving Forward with High Tech Neighbourhood

A board that advocates for the revitalization of Toronto’s waterfront is moving forward in creating a plan to build a high-tech neighbourhood.

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Green
Feb 22 2018
Ontario Raises the Bar on Energy Rebates

The Home Energy Conservation program allows homeowners in Ontario to earn up to $5000—up from $1600 last year—for installing energy-efficient upgrades and helping to reduce greenhouse...

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Commercial
Feb 1 2018
Ottawa Senators Inch Closer to New Arena

The Ottawa Senators’ potential move to a downtown arena is a small step closer to becoming reality after the National Capital Commission (NCC) announced recently it...

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Commercial
Jan 19 2018
Ontario Invests $784M on New School Construction

Ontario will spend $784 million this year to build or renovate 79 schools across the province but opposition critics say it’s not enough to address a...

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