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June 30, 2019  

SNC-Lavalin opts for corruption trial before judge alone

MONTREAL—Lawyers representing SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. have opted for trial

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June 29, 2019  

Governments putting up $81.5M to build new wastewater treatment plant in Lloydminster

LLOYDMINSTER, Alta.—Three tiers of government and two separate provinces

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June 28, 2019  

Feds, province put up nearly $50M for series of flood prevention projects in Grand Forks, B.C.

GRAND FORKS, B.C.—A small city in south-central B.C. that

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June 28, 2019  

Remnants of Italian bridge that collapsed last year demolished in controlled explosion

GENOA, Italy—A spectacular planned explosion June 28 knocked down

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June 27, 2019  

EllisDon picked to build Orleans Health Hub in Ottawa suburbs

OTTAWA—Infrastructure Ontario has picked EllisDon Corp. as the preferred

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June 27, 2019  

Japan-based Yanmar to buy track and skid steer loader maker ASV for US$70.7M

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—Japanese diesel engine and equipment manufacturer Yanmar

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June 27, 2019  

B.C. shortlists three construction teams for $2.8B Broadway subway extension project

VANCOUVER—Three construction teams remain in the running for the

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June 27, 2019  

11 months, 60,000 cubic metres of rock later, Site C dam crews breakthrough on first of two diversion tunnels

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C.—After nearly a year of work

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June 25, 2019  

Infrastructure bank gives Via Rail $55M for work on still-uncertain multibillion-dollar project

OTTAWA—Via Rail is getting $71 million in federal cash

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June 25, 2019  

Sidewalk releases grand vision for controversial Toronto development

Expanding on the project’s initial scope, the subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet has mapped out an elaborate urban development project that could cost $38 billion over the next 20 years

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June 24, 2019  

Ottawa’s new prompt payment rules become law, firming up pay schedule for federal construction jobs

The rules are expected to benefit both general contractors and subcontractors, which can face cash flow problems if they aren’t paid quickly enough for work on major projects

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June 24, 2019  

Montreal’s new, $4.4B Champlain bridge opens to first traffic

MONTREAL—Six months late and millions of dollars over budget,

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June 23, 2019  

Ledcor starts construction on new ‘stacked box’ office tower in Vancouver expected to become city’s tallest

VANCOUVER—Construction is officially underway on a new high-rise in

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June 22, 2019  

Plan for construction of $595M Alberta superlab scrapped as Kenney makes good on promise

EDMONTON—Alberta is cancelling construction of a medical superlab and

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June 22, 2019  

Former Dessau executive pleads guilty to bid rigging scheme in Gatineau, Que.

GATINEAU, Que.—A former regional vice-president for the Dessau engineering

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June 21, 2019  

Volvo Group announces funding for construction of memorial along Ontario’s Highway of Heroes

WHITBY, Ont.—Just a few months after the federal government

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June 21, 2019  

Lindsay Construction starts work on new school in Paradise, N.L. after landing $30.9M contract

ST. JOHN’S—Work is underway on a new middle school

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June 21, 2019  

C-69, federal bill overhauling environmental approval process for major construction jobs, clears final hurdle

The highly controversial bill, along with another piece of legislation barring oil tankers from B.C.’s northern coast, is poised to become law after gaining the Senate’s stamp of approval

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June 20, 2019  

Ontario revives possibility of building major new highway on northwest end of Greater Toronto Area

BRAMPTON, Ont.—Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives have pulled a major Toronto-area

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June 20, 2019  

Construction on new $330M Library and Archives Canada building in Ottawa area to start this year

GATINEAU, Que.—Construction of a unique facility designed to house