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How will harmonization of building codes unfold in Ontario?
April 7th, 2022 12:20 pm

By Paul De Berardis/RESCON

As of March 28, 2022, the latest editions of the 2020 National Model Codes have been released. The codes are developed by the Canadian Commission on Building and...  Read more...
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
April 7th, 2022 12:16 pm

By Amina Dibe/RESCON

March 21st marked International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, a UN-observed day to stand in solidarity with people who face racism and racial discrimination...  Read more...
COVID-19: Restrictions have lifted, now what?
April 7th, 2022 12:07 pm

By Ahd AlAshry & Andrew Pariser/RESCON

With the government’s recent removal of capacity limits, vaccine passports and enhanced screening measures, one can say that Ontario has officially reopened...  Read more...
‘Pinball’ Clemons encourages people to take action to combat racism
March 25th, 2022 10:56 am

By Grant Cameron/RESCON

For Michael “Pinball” Clemons, general manager of the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts, it was a day he will never forget....  Read more...
Thinking outside the box to solve Toronto’s housing supply puzzle
March 7th, 2022 11:00 am

By Michael de Lint / RESCON

Toronto’s housing supply problem is a complex puzzle. Parts of the solution are generic, others more GTA-specific. Solving this puzzle requires holistic and out of the box thinking...  Read more...
Construction industry will overcome challenges
March 1st, 2022 8:52 am

By Richard Lyall / RESCON

There are some very strong headwinds blowing against Ontario’s residential construction industry these days, namely the uncertainty and volatility around prices for building materials as well as supply chain and labour challenges. Not to mention...  Read more...
We’re still scratching the surface in getting women into the trades
March 1st, 2022 8:40 am

By Andrew Pariser / RESCON

Tuesday, March 8, is International Women’s Day and as construction continues to address a labour market shortage, it is worth noting that we are still scratching the surface when it comes to women in the trades...  Read more...
Housing & labour supply issues are front burner items for RESCON
March 1st, 2022 8:26 am

By Grant Cameron / RESCON

Two critical issues – namely the housing supply crisis and skilled trades crunch – were on the front burner for RESCON in February....  Read more...
Regulatory update on building code harmonization
March 1st, 2022 7:30 am

By Paul De Berardis / RESCON

Proposed Changes for Ontario’s Building Code in the Context of Increased Harmonization: Winter 2022 Consultation ...  Read more...
RESCON participated in provincial and federal pre-budget consults
March 1st, 2022 7:00 am

By Amina Dibe / RESCON

Spring is always an important time of year for governments at all three levels as they are preparing their annual budgets which indicates the government’s priorities for the year ahead and...  Read more...
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