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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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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