Thursday, May 19, 2022

Tag: COVID-19

Infrastructure investment and the economic recovery

As the country continues to remain in lockdown to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, provincial and territorial governments across Canada are making plans...

Ontario allowing some construction to run 24 hours

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, Ontario is extending construction hours for essential construction projects, like critical projects in the health care sector,...

Infrastructure builds continue in Ontario

Industry stakeholders from across the province are reacting to the decision by the Ontario government to shut down some types of construction work in...

Op-Ed: Certainty could be the best infrastructure stimulus

Focusing on infrastructure spending is Chapter One in the economists’ playbook for stimulus in times of economic crisis and recovery. Large and small construction...

McNaughton issues statement on construction site safety

Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, issued the following statement regarding health and safety on construction sites: "The health and safety of...

B.C. provides update on Highway 4 improvement project

Construction continues on the Highway 4 Kennedy Hill Safety Improvement Project, with the project currently at 60 per cent complete. However, due to a variety...

B.C. clarifies construction impacts of public health order

The Government of British Columbia is working to help construction companies in the province understand the impacts to jobsites as a result of the...

RESCON releases COVID-19 health and safety guide

The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) has released a health and safety guide for contractors working at active jobsites during the coronavirus pandemic. “Health...

BC Hydro scaling down Site C construction

BC Hydro is modifying its work activities on the Site C project near Fort St. John in response to the increasing escalation of the...