July 21, 2014

Priority occupations in skilled trades receive improved foreign credential recognition

The federal government, in partnership with the provinces and territories, will improve foreign credential recognition for 10 additional priority occupations in areas such as the skilled trades and healthcare.

July 18, 2014

Metrolinx purchases three CN Rail stations

Metrolinx announces it has purchased three CN Rail station that GO Transit currently share with VIA located in Georgetown, Brampton and Oshawa.

July 14, 2014

Ontario budget looks to cut the deficit by 2017-18

The Ontario budget that was rolled out today by finance minister Charles Sousa and the majority Liberals aims to create significant investments while aiming to slash the deficit by 2017-18.

July 14, 2014

New Ontario budget remains committed to transportation and infrastructure

Ontario's finance minister Charles Sousa and the provincial Liberals have tabled their 2014-15 budget today Queen's Park, the first following a majority win back in June.

July 11, 2014

Ten-year federal Gas Tax Fund Agreement signed

A new 10-year agreement has been signed for the renewed federal Gas Tax Fund that will provide predictable, stable funding for Ontario’s public infrastructure.

July 11, 2014

End of construction at Lansdowne in sight with official opening of TD Place

The official opening of TD Place at Lansdowne on July 9 signaled the beginning of the end of construction and redevelopment at Lansdowne.

July 10, 2014

New housing price index rose 0.1 per cent in May: Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada says its new housing price index rose 0.1 per cent in May, following five months of gains.

July 3, 2014

Coalition drops legal challenge against Waterloo LRT project

The Coalition Stop Waterloo LRT Inc. has abandoned its legal challenge against the Region of Waterloo's plan for the construction of the ION LRT Service.

July 2, 2014

Construction worker struck and killed on road while directing traffic

Police say a 55-year-old construction worker was struck and killed while directing traffic this morning in St. Thomas, Ont.

July 2, 2014

Manitoba grants environmental licence for construction of controversial dam

The Manitoba government is giving the green light to the construction of a new northern hydro dam.

June 30, 2014

Outcry over two construction worker deaths in the same week

After two construction-related deaths in one week, the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario is looking to the provincial government to help prevent further deaths.

June 30, 2014

Real GDP rose 0.1 per cent in April, same gain as in March: StatsCan

The Canadian economy remained in low gear in April as the key resource and construction sectors were stuck in the spring mud. Statistics Canada said June 30 the economy grew by 0.1 per cent in April, the same pace as in March.

June 27, 2014

Construction worker dies after being struck by dump truck in Milton, Ont.

Police say a 46-year-old construction worker is dead after being struck by a dump truck in Milton, west of Toronto.

June 26, 2014

Cost of Muskrat Falls project jumps by $800 million for Nalcor Energy

The cost of building the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project in Labrador has risen by nearly $800 million for Nalcor Energy with the price tag now forecast at just under $7 billion.

June 24, 2014

Pierre Boucher appointed founding president of CCInnovations

Pierre Boucher has been announced as the founding president of Canadian Construction Innovations (CCInnovations).

June 23, 2014

Man dies in Toronto construction site fall; Ministry of Labour investigating

A man has died after falling at a downtown Toronto construction site.

June 18, 2014

Northern Gateway pipeline between Alberta, B.C. coast gets conditional approval

The federal government is giving a conditional green light to Enbridge Inc.'s controversial $7-billion Northern Gateway pipeline project between the Alberta oilsands and the B.C. coast.

June 13, 2014

Highlights from the Ontario Liberal budget to be reintroduced within 20 days

Ontario's Liberals have won a majority government in the provincial election. Premier Kathleen Wynne has promised to reintroduce the Liberal budget, which failed to get the support of the opposition parties last month, triggering the election within 20 days.

June 13, 2014

Ontario Liberals win majority government, Hudak steps down as PC leader

Kathleen Wynne powered Ontario's minority Liberals past a legacy of scandal Thursday, staving off aggressive assaults from the Progressive Conservatives and New Democrats for an unexpected majority win and a fourth straight mandate.

June 10, 2014

P3 funding model will pay for city of Saskatoon bridgework

The Saskatchewan government is putting up $50 million for bridgework in Saskatoon.