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July 31, 2019  

Work starts on major Ontario rail project that requires tunnelling under 21 lanes of Hwy. 401 interchange

The new twin tunnels will extend approximately 175 metres under the packed Toronto highway, helping GO Transit increase capacity on its Kitchener line

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July 31, 2019  

Construction of new NHL arena for Calgary Flames to start in 2021 as city council approves $550M deal

Calgary is going to build a new arena for

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July 30, 2019  

Govan Brown names Joseph Kirk as president in charge of Canada-wide operations

TORONTO—Construction firm Govan Brown has named a new president

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July 30, 2019  

Ottawa construction firm fined after backhoe hits and injures worker

OTTAWA—A job site injury involving a backhoe on the

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July 30, 2019  

Saskatchewan, Ottawa disagree over timeline for infrastructure dollars

REGINA—Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and the federal infrastructure minister

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July 29, 2019  

Via’s case for $4.4B rail project better without Montreal-Quebec leg: internal doc

OTTAWA—Via Rail’s business case for a multibillion-dollar high-frequency-rail project

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July 29, 2019  

Aecon poised to gain from SNC-Lavalin’s retreat from world of builders

With its own roster of builders, Aecon’s CEO said the company is better positioned to deliver fixed-price contracts than those relying heavily on contractors

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July 27, 2019  

Major stretch of Yukon’s North Klondike Highway to be upgraded as part of $157M construction job

WHITEHORSE—A major project to upgrade about 100 kilometres of

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July 26, 2019  

Aecon tops expectations with higher earnings, revenue in second quarter

TORONTO—Aecon Group Inc. reported results from a “strong” second

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July 26, 2019  

Work on $100M condo development in Kelowna, B.C. slated to start next year

KELOWNA, B.C.—A development company based in the Okanagan has

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July 25, 2019  

Feds to spend nearly $150M to bolster infrastructure at Vancouver and Nanaimo, B.C. ports

VANCOUVER—A series of major upgrade and expansion projects at

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July 25, 2019  

With school repair backlog at nearly $16B, Ontario government moves forward on funding

TORONTO—Ontario is asking school boards across the province to

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July 24, 2019  

B.C. Supreme Court to hear construction groups’ challenge to province’s Community Benefits Agreement

The contentious labour rules have already been to put work on numerous big-ticket jobs, such as a major widening project on the Trans-Canada Highway and the new Pattullo Bridge

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July 24, 2019  

Quebec has no plans to offer struggling SNC-Lavalin a bailout, minister says

MONTREAL—Quebec Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon said July 24 the

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July 23, 2019  

Lougheed Highway four-laning project in Maple Ridge, B.C. gets $29M from feds

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C.—The federal government has set aside infrastructure

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July 23, 2019  

Crews break ground on new $250M REM station at Montreal’s Trudeau airport

MONTREAL—Construction is officially underway on an approximately $250 million

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July 22, 2019  

SNC-Lavalin to reorganize, turn further away from construction in favour of engineering

The embattled firm also warned its 2019 results could be significantly lower than anticipated with overruns at certain construction projects

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July 22, 2019  

Feds pump $44.5M into pair of Ontario First Nation water infrastructure projects

BELLEVILLE, Ont.—Infrastructure Canada and Indigenous Services Canada are committing

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July 22, 2019  

Parks Canada spent $65,000 on a fence on Signal Hill, only to tear it down a week after construction finished

ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—Parks Canada says a controversial fence built

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July 22, 2019  

NEB restores orders and decisions issued to Trans Mountain prior to court ruling

CALGARY—The National Energy Board says its decisions and orders