An interim report in Tarion review flags calls for a dedicated section for and further rules unique to condominiums in the new home warranties legislation.
Thermal metering, already widespread in Europe, is expected to gain traction in Canada as the technology becomes more accessible.
Ryerson University's new Student ServiceHub has just earned an Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) award of excellence.
The newly adopted plan sets out a two-part strategy to ensure that new buildings are as energy-efficient as possible and, perhaps more contentiously, do not rely on natural gas for space heating and hot water supply.
In the past few years, there have been many cases of glass balcony guards breaking. An expert explains why this happens and how to mitigate the risk.
Radon in buildings is a significant health concern recognized by Health Canada and the World Health Organization. According to Health Canada, approximately 16 per cent
In many cases insurance is unavailable, developers are unwilling or unable to help and condominiums end up repairing construction deficiencies themselves.
The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services this week released consultation dates and locations for the Tarion review, following a stretch of silence that, for some, raised questions about the terms of engagement.
A new report on the impacts of residential intensification on consumers makes recommendations for consumer education, planning policies and more.
As a smaller guy, Gretzky played an exciting brand of hockey. Creative and fast, he took the game to a new level. The only reason
Energy standards in North America have been around for a very long time, but the new switched receptacle control requirement is stirring up controversy.
When submitting bid documents, understanding and carefully following tender requirements is a critical step toward a successful bid.
Construction contracts often call for disputes to be “finally resolved” by way of arbitration in order to exert some control over the process, keep disputes out of the public record, and manage costs.
A new working at heights training standard aimed at preventing deaths and critical injuries in the Ontario construction sector takes effect April 1.
It is often said that construction contracts are all about allocation of risk, and the same can be said about contracts for engineering services.
In its original concrete construction, completed in 1970, Thompson Rivers University’s Old Main Building reflected the design philosophy of its era. As Michael Leckman, a
A weak diversity of housing choice, marked by the steady stream of ever-shrinking condo units, is one of three structural challenges facing the GTA housing