Friday, January 27, 2023


All the late breaking news about infrastructure renewal and related topics.

Federal investment to enable old fire hall to be converted into green community space

Infrastructure Canada announced federal funding of up to $7.7 million to revitalize the Old Bolton Fire Hall. The fire hall will be converted to the...

First tunnel-boring machine breaks through at Broadway Subway Project

The Government of British Columbia announced that the first of two tunnel-boring machines (TBMs) that began excavating for the Broadway Subway Project last fall...

Ontario Minister of Energy visits NWMO Discovery and Demonstration Centre

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) kicked off 2023 by welcoming Todd Smith, Ontario’s Minister of Energy, to its Discovery and Demonstration Centre in...

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Stayner Care Centre redevelopment

The Stayner Care Centre community was joined by Mayor Doug Measures in a wintry and windswept field to celebrate the official groundbreaking, on Junction...

Hydro One launches infrastructure renewal project in downtown Toronto

Hydro One announced the launch of  construction on a new tunnel that will run 85 feet below ground in downtown Toronto, from the Esplanade...

Ottawa Hospital and building trades unions sign historic partnership agreement

In another major milestone in its plans to build a state-of-the-art new hospital, The Ottawa Hospital announced a historic agreement with local building and...

Canada invests $23.5M for expansion at Hamilton International Airport

The Government of Canada announced an investment of up to nearly $23.5 million under the National Trade Corridors Fund for an expansion and sustainability...

Tunnelling begins on Scarborough Subway Extension

Metrolinx announced that tunnelling is officially underway on Scarborough’s 7.8-km subway extension. The much-needed extension will bring subway service farther north into Scarborough and accommodate...

City of Toronto welcomes the delivery of 57 new permanent modular homes 

The City of Toronto welcomed the onsite delivery and craning in of the first modules that will become new permanent supportive homes for 57...

Canada doubles immigration program for out-of-status construction workers

The Government of Canada announced that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is extending and expanding the pilot program for out-of-status workers in the...