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Ontario’s New On-Site and Excess Soil Regulation

On December 4th, 2019 the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) announced that they finalized and are implementing the new regulatory changes related to the management of excess construction soil and redevelopment of brownfield sites. The goal of the new regulation is to reduce soil management costs and promote brownfields redevelopment, while protecting human... Read more »

OEL Projects Donates Backpacks To Calgary Mustard Seed

OEL Projects Ltd., part of the McIntosh Perry family of companies, made a difference in the lives of 20 families over the holidays by collecting more than 500 donations for Calgary Mustard Seed. The Mustard Seed helps people experiencing poverty and homelessness by providing them their basic needs such as shelter, food, clothing, hot showers... Read more »

Building Relationships with Indigenous Peoples

McIntosh Perry recognizes the importance of creating and maintaining meaningful and strong relationships with Indigenous communities. We know that Indigenous communities are important stakeholders throughout the entire project process and we value these mutually beneficial business relationships. As part of commitment to Indigenous communities, OEL Projects Ltd., and ARA Engineering, part of the McIntosh Perry... Read more »

McIntosh Perry Wins Ontario Concrete Award for Structural Design Innovation

The Ontario Concrete Industry awarded The Gay Lea Distribution Facility – Freezer Building a 2019 Ontario Concrete Award in the Structural Design Innovation category. McIntosh Perry is the Engineer of Record for the project and is honoured to have been part of the dynamic and forward-thinking team that included Orlando Corporation (Owner-Architect), United Floor Inc.... Read more »

Ottawa Office An Official OLS Branch

We are pleased to announce that the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors approved the Certificate of Authorization for our Ottawa Office. This means that our surveying team can now offer Cadastral (Legal Boundary) Surveying services to our clients and the public. Our legal surveying branch, based out of our Ottawa office, provides surveying services for... Read more »

143-153 Arlington Avenue Wins Community Partnership Award!

Congratulations to 143-153 Arlington Avenue Project Team and Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC) for their win at the 2019 Ottawa Urban Design Awards. Arlington Avenue won the award for “Community Partnership.” New to 2019, the Community Partnership Award is awarded every two years to a residential infill development project that best exemplifies the positive outcome... Read more »

The Buildings Show: Building Envelope Failures & High Performance Concrete Technologies

The Building Show is North America’s largest event for products, services, educational programming and professional networking. Bringing together Construct Canada, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo, PM Expo, and World of Concrete Toronto Pavilion under one roof for the built community. We’re excited that our team will be presenting two full sessions at this year’s conference. The... Read more »

Materials, Methods and Design of FRC/UHPC Courses

Learn about Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) and Fibre Reinforced Concrete (FRC) and how it relates to creating quality, sustainable, durable infrastructure and buildings resulting in very long service life with significantly less mass. UHPC with FRC was created to allow designers, stakeholders and those in the construction industry to provide extended lifespan infrastructure and building... Read more »

OEL & ARA Completes in Plane Pull for United Way!

The OEL Projects Optimists team, comprised of staff from ARA Engineering Ltd. and OEL Projects Ltd., part of the McIntosh Perry family of companies, rose to the challenge of pulling an airplane for charity. On Sunday, September 15th, 2019, the team of 15 from ARA and OEL competed in the 8th Annual Plane Pull hosted... Read more »

The Power of Donating – Charity of Choice 2019: YWCA Toronto

At McIntosh Perry, we are passionate about making a difference in our communities. Simply put, it’s who we are. We make it a priority to pay homage to our core value—don’t forget to cut the ribbon (making a difference.)—by setting aside time to give back and help others. Each year we select a charity of... Read more »

Cycling In Our Communities

In the summer many Canadians are on the move; whether it’s running, walking or cycling, people from coast to coast are taking advantage of the warm weather to enjoy the outdoors and stay active. On August 8th, the UK celebrates Cycle to Work Day – one of the biggest cycle commuting events in the region.... Read more »

Mud Hero Obstacle Run for Charity

Mud Hero is an annual event for anyone willing to take on the muddiest challenge ever while raising funds for charity. Staff from McIntosh Perry’s Oakville, Woodbridge, and Markham offices, and some of our clients, partners and friends, recently participated in the 6K Mud Hero Race at the gorgeous Albion Conservation Area in Caledon, Ontario. The... Read more »