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Construction Strike Cripples Quebec
Business
Friday May 26 2017

Construction Strike Cripples Quebec

A union alliance representing about 175,000 Quebec construction workers has launched an unlimited general strike.

Montreal to Invest Billions into Upgrading Facilities
Strata
Wednesday November 16 2016

Montreal to Invest Billions into Upgrading Facilities

The City of Montreal is dedicating part of its $6.39-billion capital-works budget for 2017 to 2019 to aid to facilities, projects or programs in various boroughs.

Montreal’s Raw Sewage Plan Evaluated by Environment Canada
Environment
Monday May 23 2016

Montreal’s Raw Sewage Plan Evaluated by Environment Canada

A review by Environment Canada, is the latest development in the controversy surrounding the City of Montreal’s plan to dump eight billion litres of untreated sewage...

Montreal’s Raw Sewage Plan Evaluated by Environment Canada
Environment
Monday May 23 2016

Montreal’s Raw Sewage Plan Evaluated by Environment Canada

A review by Environment Canada, is the latest development in the controversy surrounding the City of Montreal’s plan to dump eight billion litres of untreated sewage...

Montreal to Boost Infrastructure Spending
Infrastructure
Wednesday April 27 2016

Montreal to Boost Infrastructure Spending

Montreal will invest a record US$408 million on infrastructure improvements this year, around half to spent on road upgrades and the other half on water projects.

Montreal’s Traffic is Crippling the City
Urban Planning
Monday April 25 2016

Montreal’s Traffic is Crippling the City

If Montreal has one major problem, it’s the city’s roads. And I don’t just mean the mass amounts of potholes and construction sites that litter the...

Canada: Québec Approves Lumber use for 12-Story Buildings
Structural
Thursday August 27 2015

Canada: Québec Approves Lumber use for 12-Story Buildings

Québec premier Phillipe Couillard recently announced the provincial government’s change to regulation so buildings up to 12-storeys can be built with lumber.

Business
Feb 8 2018
Quebec Construction Mogul Tony Accurso Acquitted

The jury in the trial of well-known Quebec construction magnate, Tony Accurso, who was accused of breach of trust, needed less than 24 hours of deliberations...

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Business
12 Dec, 2017
SNC-Lavalin Reaches Agreement to Repay Quebec

Engineering giant SNC-Lavalin has reached agreement to pay restitution to seven Quebec municipalities for obtaining contracts through questionable means.

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