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As Canada’s ONLY trade show serving the waste, recycling and public works markets, Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and the Municipal Equipment Expo Canada are pleased to announce their move to Niagara Falls for the 20th edition, October 25 – 26, 2017, hosted at Scotiabank Convention Centre.

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May, 2017
Business owner convicted and fined for hiring unlicensed contractor to do electrical work - worker died on-the-job


Jamal Shihadeh of Mississauga was convicted in Ontario court of hiring an unlicensed contractor to do electrical work at his business. 

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May, 2017
TV renovation contractor pleads guilty to 22 charges in Calgary


In 2014, customers submitted complaints that he wasn’t following through on the work they paid him for and, soon after, he placed all of his companies into bankruptcy, taking $5 million from 22 Calgary homeowners and leaving them with unfinished work.

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May, 2017
City of Ottawa and construction consortium served with $100K lawsuit over Rideau sinkhole


Starwood Capital Group Inc., which owns and operates the Westin Hotel in downtown Ottawa, alleges the city and Rideau Transit Group were negligent and failed to take necessary precautions at the LRT site during construction at the tunnel's entrance. 

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May, 2017
Medicine Hat contractor pleads guilty to $80K fraud


Guilty pleas were entered Monday by a contractor who collected a little less than $80,000 in deposits from local residents and then failed to do any construction work.

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May, 2017
Toronto tenants protest with rent strike and now threatened with eviction


A small group of Toronto tenants were threatened with eviction for taking part in a rent strike to protest rent increases above official guidelines, as well the building manager’s failure to fulfill work orders.

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May, 2017
Sault Ste. Marie retains its construction employer designation


The Sault, Toronto, Hamilton and Waterloo all have similar designations and are required to exclusively use contractors who are certified by certain unions.

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April, 2017
BC contractor files multi-million dollar lawsuit against Brucejack Mine owner over unpaid invoices


The civil claim filed in B.C. Supreme Court - Terrace yesterday is for $14.5 million in unpaid invoices for work building a series of power transmission line foundations as well as damages for breach of contract, breach of trust and costs.

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April, 2017
Rana Plaza Victims Seek Fair Compensation from Loblaws and Bureau Veritas in a Proposed Class Action in Toronto


The Rana Plaza collapse is considered to be the largest industrial disaster in history: it killed 1,130 people and left another 2,520 seriously injured.

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April, 2017
Brazil construction firm ordered to pay $2.6 billion in bribe case


Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht was ordered on Monday to pay $2.6 billion in fines to settle charges it bribed officials in a dozen countries.

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April, 2017
Contrecoeur fraud trial continues in Montreal


Zampino, former construction magnate Paolo Catania and the four other former executives of the firm, were among nine people arrested in 2012 and are being tried by judge alone.

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April, 2017
Building inspectors think new Winnipeg condo units could face structural failure


Imagine paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for a bungalow condominium close to a river and a golf course, only to learn city building inspectors think your new condo could face structural failure.

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March, 2017
Toronto's Auditor General probing into bid-rigging concerns


Toronto’s Auditor General Beverly Romeo-Beehler says there needs to be an investigation of potential employee conflicts with contractors in bidding schemes that helped them be awarded millions.

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March, 2017
Vancouver construction company suing Trump Tower over unpaid bills


Last week, Urban One Construction Management, Inc., a construction company in Vancouver, filed a suit against Trump Tower developer Holborn Developments for allegedly failing to pay their company around $700,00 for work done on the tower.

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March, 2017
Hamilton bans stadium contractor from bidding on city projects for two years


After a long closed door meeting Wednesday, councillors emerged to publicly vote to reject any current or future Kenaidan project bids until 2019 as a result of 'impairment of the commercial relationship' with the city.

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March, 2017
Windsor man sues transit company for bridge project that turned neighbourhood into ‘slum’


In a civil trial that epitomizes the showdown between David and Goliath, a 95-year-old bedridden man Monday took the Canadian operator of the Ambassador Bridge to court.

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