Waterloo will be the site of several large-scale construction projects in 2022. Among them is the opening of the East Side Branch Library, the renovation and expansion of the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex, and significant improvements to Silver Lake and Waterloo Park. Carnegie...
There are many awe-inspiring styles of architecture, but tall buildings remain one of the most impressive examples of architecture.  Records are kept around the world for the tallest buildings. Many of Canada’s tallest buildings can be found in Toronto, while other facilities can...

Women in Trades

  • January 5, 2022
What Makes a Skilled Tradesperson A common misconception regarding skilled careers is that they pay poorly, are only for men, and require minimal education. With their diversity, equity, and inclusivity initiatives, Skills Ontario dispels these myths daily. Skills Ontario has been running its...
An Industry Perspective Op-ed. The Canadian government announced the Immigration Levels Plan in October 2020 to help the shortage within the construction industry. Of the 400,000 new Canadians, approximately 60 percent will become citizens or permanent residents based on their skill sets. To...
Helping improve Ontario Construction & Safety. Technology in the construction industry is dramatically reshaped by Artificial Intelligence that eliminates inefficiencies and low productivity. Assisted by augmented reality and virtual reality, robotics, drones, and additive printing, construction professions can expect more novel, valuable transformations...
Women in construction. “Even though I have made it a life mission to bring awareness on these topics for women in construction, I’m still learning and practicing them myself,” Kaliszuk explained. Ashleigh Kaliszuk, an Albertan, is a Red Seal certified mobile crane operator who has...