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Construction activity strong in Belleville

Belleville, ON, Canada / Quinte News John Spitters Aug 6, 2019 10:20 AM Last month was a very busy one in Belleville’s Building Department. Building permits were issued with a total construction value of just over $24 million. That compares to only $6 million in July of last year. To the end of July, permits…

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$20/hr needed to afford two-bedroom apartment in Belleville: report

 JULY 18, 2019 – 4:00 AM  NICOLE KLEINSTEUBER A new report called Unaccommodating, finds someone earning minimum wage would only be able to afford rent for a one-bedroom apartment in nine per cent of 795 neighbourhoods in Canadian cities in the study, including Belleville. The analysis from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is raising questions…

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Top Universities in Canada by Province

01:45AM Jun 10, 2020 26 Canadian universities are featured in the QS World University Rankings® 2021, including three in the top 60. A further 11 are in the global top 400, all ranked based on a methodology which considers each institution’s rating among employers and academics, as well as its research impact and other factors. See…

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Belleville Population 2020

Belleville is a city that is located in Ontario, Canada. It is situated along the Moira River and serves as the seat of Hastings County, despite being politically independent. The city was first incorporated as a village in 1836 and became a city in 1878. Despite its short history, the city of Belleville has experienced population growth…

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Lack of rental units a crisis

Luke Hendry More from Luke Hendry Published on: September 21, 2018 | Last Updated: September 21, 2018 4:16 PM EDT Intelligencer File Photo Reta Sheppard, housing coordinator of the Hastings Housing Resource Centre, said availability of affordable housing in the Quinte region is “bad.” The Quinte region’s lack of homes available for rent remains at…

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Planning opens the door for seniors’ housing complex in Marmora

News, Quinte NICOLE KLEINSTEUBER JULY 03, 2019 – 8:15 AM A new multi-million dollar seniors’ residence in Marmora and Lake has been given the go ahead from the municipality’s planning committee. The committee unanimously voted Tuesday to approve Fair Trade Works zoning bylaw amendment for the $4 million building. FairTradeWorks Construction Manager, Mike Provost called the…

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FairTradeWorks still hopes to start construction in 2019 of major development in downtown Belleville

News, Quinte Bill Holland APRIL 02, 2019 – 1:34 PM The company redeveloping the former Hotel Quinte site in downtown Belleville may not be able to get the shovels in the ground this year as early as officials had hoped. FairTradeWorks, based in Vancouver, received site plan approval from City Hall last October, and President…

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Belleville ranks 8th among retirement cities

Luke Hendry August 3, 2018 An annual ranking of Canadian cities has placed Belleville in eighth place of the top places in which to retire. Toronto’s MoneySense magazine ranks municipalities using weighted criteria, including the wealth, economy, health, weather, crime and culture. And, for what’s believed to be the first time, Belleville also cracked the…

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Belleville one of the ‘coziest’ cities

News, Quinte INQUINTE.CA STAFF NOVEMBER 14, 2018 – 7:36 AM Belleville is getting some national recognition from a major travel company as one of the coziest cities in the country. Expedia.ca has ranked the friendly city seventh on the list of 55 across Canada. Located along the Bay of Quinte, the Canadian travel service said…

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New downtown Belleville condo project gets City Hall approval

News, Quinte Bill Holland October 12, 2018 – 4:23 PM The company planning to build a large condomium development in downtown Belleville is a step closer to starting work at the site of the project. FairTradeWorks President Jim Perkins said site plan approval for “The Pinnacle” was given the green light at City Hall, and…

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