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June 28, 2018

Ford plans to extend transit into Pickering and Markham

Premier-elect Doug Ford spoke with reporters in Pickering on June 21 to reiterate his plans for extending the subway lines into other cities. Ford told reporters […]
June 21, 2018

Metrolinx finds efficiencies through hydrarail

A Metrolinx board member Howard Shearer referred to Metrolinx’s Hydrail as “madness” in documents obtained by the Toronto Star through a freedom of information request. Toronto Star reported that […]
June 19, 2018

Death on Bloor-Yonge ruled a homicide

Police have arrested and charged a 57-year-old man for first-degree murder after a victim was deliberately pushed onto the Bloor-Yonge station tracks on Monday June 18. […]
May 29, 2018

GTHA Transit Wants & Woes

A transit strike is looming that may impact the GTHA. Metrolinx shared that the strike involves CP labour unions and may commence as early as Monday. […]
May 28, 2018

MERX Weekly

Here are this week’s opportunities: Fuel Storage Tank Decommissioning (EQ447-190253/A) Public Services and Procurement Canada Construction Services Interior Renovations at 75 Elizabeth Street, Toronto. City of […]
May 24, 2018

Sidewalk Labs Launches Toronto Transit Explorer App

Sidewalk Labs continues to impress Torontonians. The company won a bid to develop Toronto’s waterfront from the eastern section of Queen’s Quay, over to Parliament, into […]
May 21, 2018

MERX Weekly

Here are this week’s opportunities: Cloverdale Park, removal and construction, parking lot, playground and landscape improvements  City of Toronto Construction Services Construction Services Related to General […]
May 18, 2018

Integrated Project Delivery Seminar & Breakfast

It was an educational and informative occasion at the Integrated Project Delivery Seminar & Breakfast on May 17th at KPMG Toronto. Thank you to all who […]
May 18, 2018

EllisDon unveils Ontario’s first net zero structure

Infrastructure companies are seeking new and innovative ways to develop while keeping the environment in mind. EllisDon is one internationally-known construction company that is set on […]
May 15, 2018

Green Party set on tolls

The provincial election has kicked off and party leaders are doing their best to sway voters with promises and by calling out opponents.  There is no […]
May 14, 2018

MERX Weekly

Here are this week’s opportunities: For The Assembly, Installation, And Removal Of Bicycle Locking Rings In Various Locations City of Toronto Construction Services North Elevator Modernisation, […]
May 11, 2018

Ontario election: the gloves are off!

The gloves are off in Ontario politics. Kathleen Wynne and NDP leader Andrea Horwath seemed to be a joint force while individually taking aim at Conservative […]
May 7, 2018

Sidewalk Labs to improve Toronto living

Toronto is a great city and I am happy to have called it my home for over a decade. But there are flaws that have me […]
May 7, 2018

MERX Weekly

Here are this week’s opportunities: Supply of Air Filter Media and Installation Services University of Toronto – St. George Campus – Procurement Services Maintenance, Repair, Modification, […]
May 4, 2018

Toronto transit on track, SmartTrack/RER MOU signed

Toronto Transit is finally set for expansion after years of city and provincial officials mulling over the best course of action. For transit users like myself, […]
April 30, 2018

Merx Weekly

Here are this week’s opportunities: Sludge and Scum Collection Systems for Existing Primary Clarifiers at the Highland Creek Treatment P City of Toronto Construction Services Fourth […]
April 27, 2018

Revised SmartTrack Plan a GO

Plans don’t always pan out as expected, and although less sometimes means more, disputes can arise. This is the case with Mayor John Tory’s  initial SmartTrack […]
April 23, 2018

GTA Electric buses set for 2019 launch

Everyday I see the signs of global warming and climate change. The extended cold weather this season, and the record breaking hurricanes last fall  have me […]
April 23, 2018

Merx Weekly

Here are this week’s opportunities: Installation of new pedestrian clamp on lights City of Toronto Construction Services Perimeter Security Upgrade (EQ754-190020/A) Public Services and Procurement Canada […]
April 20, 2018

TTC walks from union negotiations

TTC is a part of my every day journey  and it would definitely mess up  my mornings if workers were to strike. Fortunately for transit-users of […]
April 16, 2018

Benefits in building with natural materials

Farm to Building Several years ago, I worked in some of Toronto’s most innovative kitchens. Certainly, in my youth I was captivated by the culinary arts […]

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