Construction work on new health care facilities in Ontario, including COVID-19 assessment centres, will now be a round-the-clock effort.
The Canadian Urban Institute has released two new platforms online to support quick learning and adaptation during COVID-19.
The NFPA guidance on alternative compliance options was developed to address four scenarios that have been rapidly arising in the United States.
Ontario announced updates to its essential services list, stating that most residential construction in the province will be paused for now.
The Ontario government is stepping up measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 on construction sites. The update provides further guidance for employers.
Bird Construction is celebrating 100 years since its first job on March 29, 1920. Hubert John Bird founded the company in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
The technology does not replace the human element of inspections, but it does allow for parties to the inspection to be separate from each other.
ASHRAE has forged an epidemic task force to volunteer expert guidance on the setup of temporary field hospitals in non-traditional health care venues, such as convention centres and arenas.
CCA has released its first version of the COVID-19 Standardized Protocols for All Canadian Construction Sites to help the industry keep workers safe.
WorkSafeBC is working with workers, employers, and industry associations to ensure construction sites are healthy and safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Many construction businesses are turning to technology to assist with daily operations such as video conference calls during the COVID-19 crisis.
Alberta and Ontario are offering ratepayers temporary relief from the education portion of property tax bills.
With construction recently deemed an essential service by the Ontario government, industry members are promoting best practices to optimize safety.
Four Ontario construction organizations have issued a joint statement calling for jobsites to be kept open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The B.C. provincial health officer has clarified that the mass gatherings order during the current COVID-19 pandemic does not apply to construction sites.
Fittingly, a currently posted update points to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s plea for “cultural influencers” to get involved.
A newly released message to consumers underscores the critical role the industry plays in the viability of indoor environments and in safeguarding food, medical supplies, data and other strategic services.