This is an UrbanToronto industry update sharing information and status updates from around the industry as a means to keep our readers in the loop. We are covering updates related to rules, regulations, and changes that are being made as a result of the pandemic that impact the real estate and building industries in Toronto. 

In today's report: RESCON guidance sheet provides construction industry details on where to get vaccinated; Ontario Investing in Indigenous Supportive Housing; What’s in store for the Hurontario LRT project in 2022; and more news: 

St. Lawrence Market lit up at night, image by UT Forum contributor Northern Light

Government notices and announcements:

Brampton Fire connects to the community through public art

January 2022 Infrastructure Ontario Market Update

Request for Proposals Closed for West Lincoln Memorial Redevelopment Project

MiWay Adjusts Service on January 17 in Response to COVID-19

Virtual public meetings continue in Vaughan in January

City of Toronto launches 2022 tax-supported budgets for public input

Building Ontario with Investments in Critical Infrastructure

Ontario Investing in Indigenous Supportive Housing

Ontario Government Increasing Resources and Investments to Support Return to In-person Learning

Private sector/other notices and announcements:

Metrolinx: What’s in store for the Hurontario LRT project in 2022

Metrolinx: New Rutherford Road underpass now open to westbound Vaughan traffic

Metrolinx: Hurontario light rail transit project’s Cooksville section sees huge delivery of rail

Metrolinx: Heritage platform at Toronto’s Union Station reopens following restoration work

Royal LePage: Spring housing market poised for continued price growth following double-digit gains in fourth quarter

CBRE: Demand for Sublease Spaces Helps Drive Office Market Rebound in Q4 2021

RESCON: RESCON president says ‘bold and decisive action’ needed to tackle housing crisis

RESCON: RESCON VP outlines three steps to boost number of construction skilled trades

RESCON: RESCON guidance sheet provides construction industry details on where to get vaccinated


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Everyone from construction workers to brokers to real estate executives is encouraged to share tips on what work and events have stopped, what is proceeding, and how their businesses are being affected by the various shutdowns.