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Strikes and development charge hikes add to challenges facing industry
May 5th, 2022 11:54 am

By Richard Lyall / RESCON

As if labour shortages, supply chain disruptions and higher costs for building materials weren’t enough, we now have strikes to contend with...  Read more...
Tarion obligations during a strike: What builders need to know
May 5th, 2022 10:51 am

By Andrew Pariser / RESCON

As I write this column (May 2, 2022), the residential sector is experiencing seven simultaneous strikes...  Read more...
Many important items made RESCON’s priority list in April
May 5th, 2022 8:46 am

By Grant Cameron / RESCON

Housing, labour and proposed hikes to development charges were high on RESCON’s priority list last month. We also weighed in on...  Read more...
Toronto proposes hefty fee hikes on new developments
May 5th, 2022 8:05 am

By Paul De Berardis / RESCON

If Toronto moves ahead with proposed fee increases, it will soon become more costly than ever to develop and build any form of new housing in the city. ...  Read more...
Budget Breakdowns: How they affect our industry
May 5th, 2022 8:00 am

By Amina Dibe / RESCON

Peter Bethlenfalvy recently tabled the final provincial budget before the Ontario election. In...  Read more...
Day of Mourning: RESCON calls for renewed health and safety vigilance
April 28th, 2022 8:00 am

By Andrew Pariser / RESCON

On April 28, the National Day of Mourning, we come together as the construction industry to commemorate those who have lost their lives or suffered an injury or illness due to their work....  Read more...
The Great Retail Reset
April 8th, 2022 11:08 am

By Michael De Lint/RESCON

With all the discussion about housing supply, there is little attention paid to a very important Toronto-area trend - the redevelopment of big box shopping malls...  Read more...
RESCON planning to continue dialogue around housing solutions
April 7th, 2022 1:30 pm

By Richard Lyall/RESCON

The housing crisis is a very critical issue that has serious social and economic consequences for Ontario residents....  Read more...
It’s a busy time of year for negotiating new agreements
April 7th, 2022 12:50 pm

By Andrew Pariser/RESCON

Labour Relations: Collective Agreements Expire April 30th
All collective agreements across the residential and ICI sectors of the construction industry...  Read more...
Politicians of all stripes agree on need for housing action
April 7th, 2022 12:28 pm

By Grant Cameron/RESCON

The housing crisis – obviously of critical concern to RESCON – was a prime topic of discussion in both media and political circles in March....  Read more...
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