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Community Benefits program on track to create hundreds of local jobs

Kathleen Wynne announces deal between government, business, labour to ensure 10% of work hours go to disadvantaged local community members...

Will Crosstown LRT builders keep their local jobs pledge

An agreement to hire locally for constructing the Eglinton Crosstown was billed as a ground-breaking move that would leverage major...

Uniting unemployed youths with the trades

Divaldo Miguel admits it was a struggle to make ends meet before he became a cement finisher. With only a...

Crosstown Contract Awarded: Introducing Crosslinx Transit Solutions

TCBN and Metrolinx have just met with the newly announced general contractor for completion of the Eglinton Crosstown Line. It’s...

Atkinson Mowat Report on Community Wealth Building Now Released

The Atkinson Foundation commissioned University of Toronto’s Mowat Centre for two reports on how economic action can be taken to...

Provincial Bill 6 Approved, Infrastructure Legislation Now Includes Community Benefits

Provincial Bill 6 Approved, Infrastructure Legislation Now Includes Community Benefits The Ontario Infrastructure for Jobs and Prosperity Act (20150 provides the...

Infrastructure Ontario And Metrolinx Select Preferred Bidder For Eglinton Crosstown Project

Crosstown Transit Solutions is the group of companies chosen for the design-build-finance-maintain contract. The consortia partners include ACS Infrastructure Canada,...

Sheppard LRT Delayed Until 2022: More Transit Expansion Planning Happening

In announcing the decision to proceed with Finch West, the Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca also announced the delay...

Community Benefits in the City’s Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy

During June, Toronto City Council approved its interim Poverty Reduction Strategy following 6 months of public consultations.  A major advocacy...


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