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Aecon-Golden Mile (A-GM) is a new construction joint venture between Aecon Group Inc. and the Centre for Inclusive Economic Opportunity, Golden Mile (CIEO). CIEO is a not-for-profit organization founded by 10 community organizations to expand economic opportunities for residents of the Greater Golden Mile.

Aecon-Golden Mile Joint Venture logo

A-GM: A Community-owned (51%) Construction Company

Prioritizes Local Hiring

A-GM prioritizes hiring and training residents from Greater Golden Mile postal codes: M4A, M3C, M1L, M1K, M1J

Grows Opportunities

 Golden Mile residents benefit from the success of A-GM which broadens economic opportunity for the entire community.  

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Invests in Employees

A-GM expands pathways into well-paid, meaningful careers in construction with opportunities for advancement.

Reinvests in Community

Reinvests profits back in the community through the Centre for Inclusive Local Economic Opportunity (CIEO)

A-GM is majority-owned by CIEO (51%) and eventually will be operated and staffed by local residents.

Aecon–Golden Mile aspires to become one of the contractors of choice in the redevelopment of the Golden Mile area. The area along Eglinton Avenue East between Victoria Park and Birchmount alone will be redeveloped with over 75 towers containing more than 30,000 residential units and hundreds of thousands of square feet of retail and office space over the next few decades.

Construction projects in the Golden Mile

  • Over 32,000 residential units proposed
  • Over 75 mid-rise and high-rise buildings proposed
  • Hundreds of thousands of square feet of retail and office space

Learn more about A-GM

Learn more about A-GM from Joshua Adedamola, Executive Committee Member of the Aecon-Golden-Mile Joint Venture in this Globe and Mail Article.

A Unique Partnership

Aecon’s industry leadership and sterling safety record combined with CIEO’s roots in the local community are a strong foundation for the growth and success of the Aecon-Golden Mile joint Venture.

ILEO - Centre for Inclusive Opportunity, Golden Mile

The Centre for Inclusive Economic Opportunity, Golden Mile (CIEO)  is a  new not-for-profit that aims to  increase economic opportunities for local residents facing barriers to the labour market.

Canadian leader and partner-of-choice in construction and infrastructure development providing integrated turnkey services to private and public sector clients

10 Community Agencies
65 years supporting CGM Residents
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140 years of history
9,100 employees

CIEO’s founding members have deep roots in the community and offer a breadth of services that position CIEO as a well-connected and reliable partner for community-based economic activity and development.

Aecon Group Inc. is well-positioned in the Canadian marketplace as an industry leader in the development and construction of infrastructure.

Aecon Hydrovac Truck

New – Aecon-Golden Mile (A-GM) has recently been identified as a ‘preferred vendor’ in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Kilmer Group and builder EllisDon for Hydrovac services.

Hydrovac trucks use high-pressure water to break ground and vacuum suction soil around underground utilities.

Are you interested in a career in the building trades and construction industry?

A-GM will recruit and train workers from the Greater Golden Mile*. Many positions do not require previous construction experience. Successful candidates will receive tailored job training, competitive pay, and opportunities for advancement.

A-GM values the Golden Mile’s diversity. We encourage applications from groups underrepresented in the construction industry including women, racialized minorities and newcomers to Canada.

Email Marzi Sarvi at to learn more about upcoming job opportunities and how to get involved.

Map of the Greater Golden Mile Area
*Priority will be given to candidates who live in the following neighbourhoods and/or postal codes: M4A, M3C, M1L, M1K, M1J

ILEO Partners

Aecon Group

Kilmer Group

Enbridge Gas


The Centre for Inclusive Economic Opportunity, Golden Mile

  • ACCES Employment
  • Labour Education Centre
  • Out of the Box Social Enterprise
  • Toronto Community Benefits Networks
  • TNO – The Neighbourhood Organization
  • Victoria Park Hub – Working Women Community Centre
  • Warden Woods Community Centre
  • West Scarborough Neighbourhood Community Centre
  • WoodGreen Community Services
  • YWCA Toronto