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Government funding

  • The first investment fund for student housing in Québec now operational

    March 28, 2016 by

    The Unité de travail pour l’implantation de logement étudiant (UTILE) a not-for-profit business dedicated to the development, study and promotion of student housing as co-op initiatives throughout Quebec, has announced the founding of the Popular University Student Housing Fund (PUSH

  • RAIC welcomes federal investment in built environment

    March 23, 2016 by

    The exceptional investments announced in the federal budget yesterday give architects the opportunity to shape a built environment that can improve the quality of life of Canadians and effect positive environmental change, says the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC.)

  • Is the 2016 Ontario budget “forgetting the trades?” asks MasonryWorx

    March 4, 2016 by

    Last week, Finance Minister Charles Sousa released the Ontario budget for 2016. The masonry industry is happy to see that the Ontario Government is willing to continue investing in the province through pragmatic, balanced policy. The commitment to invest $139

  • Ontario budget focuses on social policy: CEO

    March 1, 2016 by

    Finance Minister Charles Sousa delivered the Wynne government’s second economic blueprint for Ontario.  Entitled, “Jobs for Today and Tomorrow” the budget details the government’s next phase in its agenda to create jobs and economic growth. The key pillars of this

  • 2016 budget “signals ongoing commitments to infrastructure” says Dillon

    February 26, 2016 by

    “The 2016 provincial budget shows ongoing commitments to build up Ontario’s infrastructure,” noted Patrick Dillon, Business Manager of the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario. “The $136 billion pledge towards capital investments for roads, utilities, transit, schools and

  • Red Dawn

    November 24, 2015 by Peter Sobchak

    Hear that? That’s the sound of a nation exhaling a huge sigh of relief. At least that’s what it felt like on October 19 when Justin Trudeau and the Liberals won 184 seats and a majority in the 2015 federal

  • Liberals get endorsement from construction unions

    September 23, 2015 by

    Both the Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario and the Provincial Building & Construction Trades Council of Ontario came out applauding the announcement by Justin Trudeau that, if elected, a Liberal Government would invest an additional $750 million annually towards funding