Help for isolated Ontario First Nation comes from ManitobaA plan is finally in motion to build a
long-overdue 25-kilometre access road to an isolated and neglected
northwestern Ontario First Nation community straddling the
Ontario-Manitoba border.Prior to the Manitoba government
recessing for a provincial election in April, the East Side Road
Authority was given political approval to expand beyond its borders
and take on the so-called Freedom Road project for Shoal Lake 40.The island community has received
national attention for its forced isol...
Sault Ste. Marie Construction Association
manager Adam Pinder describes the prompt payment issue in Ontario as
a “huge, epidemic” problem with far-ranging impacts on the
After the city’s largest private employer,
Essar Steel Algoma, went into creditor protection last fall...
Sudbury’s Interpaving has landed a
$4.1-million provincial contract to replace a culvert at Jocko Creek
on Highway 655, north of Timmins, starting this spring.
The contract was one of four announced by the
province on May 2, all worth a combined $11.3 million.
To reduce construction time and...
It may have arrived just in time for
April Fools’ Day, but a funding announcement of close to $2.5
million for Timmins’ new industrial rail park was no joke.On March 31, the province announced it
was providing the city with $2,485,650 from the Northern Ontario
Heritage Fund Corp. to help comple...
Notorious for its crater-sized potholes
and heavy traffic, Algonquin Boulevard in Timmins — which doubles
as provincial Highway 101 — will finally get some relief this
summer with the start of a $95.5-million reconstruction project.In February, engineering firm AECOM
presented city council with...