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June is National Indigenous History Month – Interview with Charles Davis

Posted on June 21, 2023

National Indigenous Peoples Month is celebrated yearly during June, and June 21 marks National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada – a time to recognize and celebrate the rich history, heritage, and diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples across Canada. As we continue to build and maintain Canada’s infrastructure, we acknowledge that the… Read more »


Beyond Limitations: Patrick Krawec’s Inspiring Journey in Construction

Posted on June 1, 2023

At its core, the nature of the construction industry is fast-paced and ever-evolving. With its constant growth and transformation, this dynamic sector thrives on the skills and expertise of its workforce. Behind the scenes, a diverse array of talents fuels this remarkable industry, and among them are individuals with disabilities who bring their unique perspectives… Read more »


Modern Niagara invests in Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) to reduce carbon footprint

Posted on May 17, 2023

A large volume of Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions comes from buildings, according to a report from Environment and Climate Change Canada. In 2020, an estimated 87.8 million tonnes of GHG came from buildings, making the sector the third largest emitter. Furthermore, an estimated 60% of municipal carbon emissions are attributed to buildings. Given the… Read more »


National Engineering Month: Interview with John Paul Kim P.Eng

Posted on March 28, 2023

Over the years, engineers have made considerable strides to advance our lives. As National Engineering Month progresses, we continue to connect with some of our talented engineers here at Modern Niagara. In our latest interview, we spoke with Lead Mechanical Design Engineer, John Paul Kim, P.Eng to hear his insights about his career development and… Read more »


National Engineering Month: Interview with Luke Seravalle

Posted on March 24, 2023

March is National Engineering Month—Canada’s largest engineering event of the year celebrating engineers at all levels. Engineers play an important role in our society as they combine their ingenuity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to shape and transform our everyday lives. This month, Modern Niagara is proud to celebrate engineering excellence by recognizing some of… Read more »


Modern Niagara celebrates International Women’s Day

Posted on March 8, 2023

Amid a booming construction industry with increasing job opportunities across Canada, there is still a significant gap in the labour force as women are vastly outnumbered. Recent statistics from Build Force Canada show that one in 50 women in Canada earns a living in construction. In 2021, an estimated total of 189,300 women worked in… Read more »


Modern Niagara raises over $37K in 2022 through Charity Miles

Posted on February 7, 2023

Our commitment to support our communities goes far beyond the work we do to build and maintain vital infrastructure. As a result, we are driven by a strong urge to make a positive and meaningful impact on the communities where we live, learn, work, and heal. Throughout 2022, Modern Niagara continued its partnership with Charity… Read more »


Modern Niagara Celebrates National Construction Day!

Posted on November 30, 2022

Construction is a vital industry across Canada, employing over 1.4 million people and contributing 7.5 percent of Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP), says the Canadian Construction Association (CCA). From critical infrastructure such as hospitals and schools to residential structures, buildings are at the centre of Canadian lives. November 30 marks National Construction Day – a… Read more »


Elias Makhoul named to OHS Canada’s Top 25 under 40

Posted on October 4, 2022

Every worker across Canada has the right to a safe work environment. Health and safety professionals are inherently at the helm of promoting and maintaining a positive safety culture within the workplace. OHS Canada’s Top 25 under 40 recognizes the notable work and achievements of young and skilled health and safety professionals who, through their… Read more »


Women in Engineering Helping to Shape the World

Posted on June 23, 2022

According to research published by Statistics Canada, women make up the majority of young university graduates but are vastly underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and computer science (STEM) fields. In Canada and around the world, there is much discourse surrounding the need for more women to enter the engineering profession. June 23rd is recognized… Read more »


Breaking Barriers: Women in Construction Challenge the Status Quo

Posted on March 8, 2022

Historically, the construction industry is known for its male-dominated presence. Statistics published by the Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) reveal that women in construction make up 14 per cent of the overall workforce, and 5 per cent in the skilled trades. The existing gender disparities have brought to the forefront inequities as well… Read more »


Mental Health Resources

Posted on May 4, 2020

Modern Niagara is committed to supporting our team’s mental health and wellness. At times of high levels of stress and mental health vulnerability, tending to your mental health becomes more important than ever. Here, we gather reliable and trusted resources and strategies to support you through maintaining your mental health throughout the COVID-19 situation. If… Read more »