Construction

Several of the world’s largest engineering and contracting companies are vying to build the $2.5-billion extension of Ottawa’s east-west Confederation light-rail line, according to the ci
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau re-committed federal funding for the second stage of Ottawa’s LRT system Friday, making available up to $1.09 billion to complete the massive pr
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says he will begin the process of adopting back-to-work legislation Monday if there is no agreement in the province's construction strike.
Quebec construction sites fell idle Wednesday after a union alliance representing about 175,000 workers launched an unlimited general strike, crippling activity on major projects such as the Champl
City staff gave councillors a quarterly update on Ottawa’s light-rail line late last week, shedding new light on the massive construction project. Here’s what we learned:
A massive, unoccupied government building in downtown Ottawa is getting a complete overhaul, with a tender now out for the project.
The city has released its report on the cause of the June 8 Rideau Street sinkhole, which blames the incident on sandy soil conditions rather than a faulty watermain.
The Sir John Carling Building sat on the land until it was imploded in 2014, but the demolition left behind a chemical residue that leaked into groundwater.
Plans for a major rehabilitation of the Hog’s Back Bridge and dam are moving ahead, but it’s still at least another year before construction gets underway.
The City and its LRT contractor are defending the safety record of the Confederation Line, as the president of the city's labour council raises concerns the project is being rushed.