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Tory talks infrastructure deficit at construction conference

Mayor John Tory

After decades of underinvesting in infrastructure, the City of Toronto is now making up for lost time. "This city had fallen decades behind in transit, fallen years behind in other kinds of infrastructure and now we're catching up," Mayor John Tory told a group of delegates at the Navacord Construction Conference Nov…

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CAMH breaks ground on Queen Street West redevelopment project

CAMH breaks ground on Queen Street West redevelopment project

TORONTO - On October 2, 2017, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) held the official groundbreaking for the boldest phase yet of its Queen Street Redevelopment Project. When construction is completed, the two new buildings, with approximately 600,000 square feet of space, will feature 235 inpatient beds,…

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Toronto’s Canoe Landing facility officially underway

Toronto’s Canoe Landing facility officially underway

After more than 20 years in the making, construction is underway on the massive Canoe Landing multi-use community facility in downtown Toronto, which will feature two elementary schools, a community centre and a child care centre in one complex. Dignitaries and members of the project team were on hand Sept. 13 to mar…

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Bentway phase one taking shape under Gardiner

Bentway phase one taking shape under Gardiner

Early works on the $23.5-million Bentway public space project under the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto are well underway with project managers predicting Torontonians will be gliding along a new skating trail and taking in cultural events at new outdoor performance spaces by the end of the year. Originally known as P…

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Window project takes CN Tower view to new heights

Window project takes CN Tower view to new heights

The LookOut level at Toronto’s iconic CN Tower will be getting a complete overhaul, which started with a unique window replacement project enhancing the view from above. The first phase of the project, located at 1,136 feet, involved the installation of two new floor-to-ceiling panoramic window walls that offer a n…

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GWL Realty Advisors launches flagship rental building in downtown Toronto

GWL Realty Advisors launches flagship rental building in downtown Toronto

TORONTO — A new purpose-built rental building in downtown Toronto is the largest of its kind in terms of number of units currently under construction in Canada. Unveiled July 18 as The Livmore, the GWL Realty Advisors (GWLRA) flagship is a 43-storey apartment tower that offers such amenities as a media room, a part…

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$1.185B flood protection project to lead to Toronto waterfront makeover

An artist rendering looking west across the Keating Channel.

TORONTO — A portion of Toronto's waterfront is set to undergo a nearly $1.2-billion flood protection project that will lead to a makeover of the area. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Mayor John Tory announced the Toronto Port Lands Flood Protection project at a joint news conferenc…

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Raising the roof: Toronto’s Rogers Centre remains a marvel

Raising the roof: Toronto’s Rogers Centre remains a marvel

Lloyd Keller will never forget the first time he saw the roof move on the SkyDome in Toronto. It was before the grand opening on June 3, 1989 — before the large spectacle with all eyes watching as the sky began to peek through the first stadium with a fully retractable roof. It was January 1989 when the first t…

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Toronto developer concerns over building approvals process grows: U of T report

Toronto developer concerns over building approvals process grows: U of T report

A new report shows it is taking longer to get condo projects approved in Toronto, with the delays causing uncertainty and risk for developers, slowing down the supply of new units coming to market and resulting in lost tax revenue for the city. The report, called the Evaluation of Tall Building Construction Permittin…

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Bayside Phase II - Public Realm, Municipal Services and Water's Edge Promenade

Bayside Phase II - Public Realm, Municipal Services and Water's Edge Promenade

A request for proposal has been issued for infrastructure work involving dockwall reinforcement & balance of Water’s Edge Promenade (to Parliament), internal municipal services & public realm (public and private streets), as well as hydro connections in Toronto, Ont. The total estimated cost for phase 2 is $44.7M.…

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