January 27, 2021

Cambria COR™

Letter of Good Standing


Cambria Design Build Ltd. passed the internal COR Audit for the second year and achieved the letter of good standing.

Cambria President congradulated this achievemt to all staff and said: This is a very import component to Cambria’s Continued success Today, and well into our collective futures.

Now Cambria is ready to start preparing for the External COR Audit 2021, under the new COR 2020 Standard.

September 18, 2020

Cambria 25th Anniversary

Cambira and 25 years of experience in construction


Cambria Design Build Ltd. celebrated its 25th anniversary. Spencer Lavis, the president of the company said:

“Over our 25 years in business, the current challenge we face is definitely our most trying to navigate.  I take comfort, and feel incredibly privileged, that we have such a strong, intelligent, and dedicated team as the backbone of Cambria.

To those of you who have been here from the beginning I cannot begin to express my gratitude to your loyalty.”

October 26, 2020

Cambria building mask manufacturing facility

Mask manufacturer expects to create close to 100 jobs in Collingwood


Cambria Design Build Ltd. proudly is building a mask manufacturing facility located in Collingwood Ontario. Trebor Rx should start production in mid-November. Chief executive officer George Irwin estimated the company will employ between 80 and 100 people and manufacture about 725,000 masks a day.

You can read a detailed report here on website or watch the below video by CTV News.


November 04, 2019

The Brad Sudeyko Memorial Award

Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology

Cambria Design Build has established an award in loving memory of Brad Sudeyko, a Project Manager at Cambria Design Build, a dear friend, a son and a husband who passed away too early after a long and hard fought battle with cancer. The Brad Sudeyko Memorial Award will offer an opportunity for one deserving student enrolled in the project management program at Georgian College, each year, to be rewarded for their efforts and their caring and positive qualities that Brad himself always displayed.

October 26, 2019

Brooks Farms

Cambria Family Gathering


On a beautiful autumn day in October at Brooks Farms in Mount Albert the Cambria Team and their families enjoyed lunch and lots of fun activities including the famous Pumpkin Cannon Show.

Update December 15, 2019:

Our group picture here is very special as Brooks Farms suffered an enormous tragedy in early December and lost their historic “Party Barn” ,as pictured here, when it burned to the ground.

June 25, 2019

Cambria Design Build Ltd. Safety Month

OGCA – League of Champions


During the month of May, Safety Month and Safety Week (May 5-11) were celebrated. The League of Champions members and patrons organized events, meetings and activities as part of their initiative to show commitment in health and safety in the workplace.

Cambria Design Build Ltd. actively delivered Safety Toolbox Talks lead by Spencer Lavis, President, and coordinated by Samuel Rodriguez, Health and Safety Manager.

There were 16 Safety Meetings, 8 of which were completed during the first week of May. A total of 47 workers participated, and received a strong message from the President and the Health and Safety Manager urging them to be attentive listeners to the workers’ safety concerns, and “big time observers” of their work performance, practices and procedures to keep them in the “safety zone” at all times.

You can read the whole report on OGCA website by clicking here.


June 06, 2019

Bowling night

The Cambria Team enjoys a break with an evening of Bowling with their peers. A great time was had by all!

April 30, 2019

Ribbon cutting ceremony

Dixon Hall Youth Center


On Wednesday, April 24th, Dixon Hall hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the start of construction at our new youth center.

“I am very proud that CAMBRIA can be associated with such a prestigious and important project” Cambria President said after congratulating Dixon Hall construction team. Spencer Lavis continued: “This a marque project for Regent Park, and an instrumental part of breaking the cycle of poverty in many youths lives”.

Read the detailed report on Dixon Hall Neighborhood website – click here.

March 19, 2019

Construction update

Dixon Hall Youth Center


Construction on the new youth center building has continued during winter by Cambria and goes on schedule.

Read the news on the Dixon Hall Neighborhood website – click here.

March 19, 2019

Welcoming Spring at Cambria

Persian New Year


Cambria Design Build is proud of its open and inclusive work environment, and its welcoming atmosphere for all employees and clients. We believe that our diversity and multiculturality is one of our company’s greatest assets, and it makes us a strong and modern organization. Here, we have celebrated various cultural events over the years, such as Nowruz (Persian New Year).


March 08, 2019

Cambria and International Women’s Day

League of Champions


Cambria Design Build Ltd. is pleased to participate in the “Women of the League” feature to celebrate International Women’s Day.

The Cambria women featured from left to right are: Minli Zhang – Accounts Payable Administrator, Sandra Mauti – Contracts Administrator, Taylor Avison – Project Coordinator, Kerry Ann Weller – Office Administrator, Rose Caprarella – Accounts Payable Administrator, Yasaman Hojati – Tender Contract and Closeout Administrator, and Jacqueline Templeton – Accounting Manager. And Cambria women not appearing in the photo are: Julie Bowes – Site Supervisor, Jackie Reid – Junior Project Manager, Helen Brunott – Project Coordinator. 
See the Leage of Champions post on their facebook page:


February 05, 2019

Another great achievement by Cambria: COR™

Certificate of Recognition


Cambria is excited to announce that they have joined the select few contractors in Ontario that hold the distinction of being COR™ Certified.

“I would like to congratulate all of you on your hard work and continued commitment to make Cambria’s Health and Safety program competitive,” Said Spencer Lavis, the president of Cambria and continued: “The success is a shared commitment by the entire company, and everyone should be proud of the outcome of this journey. I firmly believe this is the right direction to take the company, in order to distinguish Cambria as of the first choice for the buyers of our industry and service.”
The Certificate of Recognition (COR™) is nationally trademarked and endorsed by participating members of the Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA) of which the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) is a member. It provides employers with an effective tool to assess their health and safety management system. For more information about COR™ click here.

Cambria achieved another H&S goal

WSIB – 2017 Safety Group Program


On November 28, 2018, Cambria Design Build successfully completed the 2017 Safety Group Program.

Safety Groups Program is designed to help you improve health and safety, protecting the employees and stop injuries from happening at workplace. For more information about this program please click here.

Conestoga thanks to Cambria for the first gift

Ansal George Memorial


Our students understand and appreciate how much their experience here is enhanced by gifts from donors.

Your organization’s generosity not only touches their lives every day, but also inspires them to work hard to achieve their dreams and make a difference in our community as you have done through your gift to Conestoga.

We welcome you to our family of donors and are truly grateful for your support.


Ansal George Memorial

Award at Conestoga College


Cambria announces the establishment of the “Ansal George Memorial” Award at Conestoga College.

We hope this can bring some closure to all, with the knowledge that Ansal’s Memory will have a permanent place in the Cambria and  Conestoga Community in perpetuity.

Click here to see the award details

Cambria Design Build awarded Dixon Hall Project

The Dixon Hall Youth Centre is a 10,000 square foot community centre that will offer a space for youth mentoring and learning opportunities. The Centre will be located at the corner of Wyatt and Nicholas Avenues, next to the new Regent Park Athletic Grounds.

Dixon Hall is a multi-service, United Way non-profit organization that serves vulnerable populations in Toronto’s downtown east. For more than 85 years, Dixon Hall has been serving the community by offering a diverse range of more than 60 programs and services, including homeless shelters, award-winning employment services, seniors programming, children and youth activities and a nationally renowned Music School.

Dixon Hall Youth Centre Information

Ontario Government recognizes Cambria Design Build’s commitment to health & safety

On September 29, 2017 the Honourable Kevin Flynn, Ontario Ministry of Labour presented Cambria Design Build Ltd. a certificate in recognition of the company’s commitment to health and a safety. It applauds the goal of Cambria Design Build Ltd’s goal to have every worker return home safely from work at the end of the day.

Cambria Design Build, 21 Eric T. Smith Way, Aurora, ONVentilated tile system slated for new Tilemaster facility

by ANGELA GISMONDI Jun 27, 2017

A commercial industrial facility underway for Tilemaster in Aurora, Ont. will feature a new ventilated tile system that will represent a North American first.

“It has a new system that is a ventilated tile system that comes from Italy. It’s going to be the first of its kind here in Canada and it’s being showcased on this building,” explained John Antunes, a director of design at Cambria Design Build, the general contractor on the project.

Complete Article on Daily Commercial News

Cambria Design Build receives League of Champions Construction Safety Award

Cambria Design Build receives League of Champions Construction Safety Award in May 2016. This award is presented to a construction company that achieves the following:

  • Enhance workplace safety culture
  • Encourage all levels of organization to achieve higher safety standards each year
  • Communication safety knowledge and safety innovation at all levels of the company
  • Lead by example in improving safety behaviour in the company
  • Help transfer safety experience and knowledge to the next generation of new works and
  • Suport the growth of the League of Champions

Distinguished Achievement in Health & Safety awarded to Cambria

Cambria Design Build Ltd, was presented with the Distinguished Achievement in Health and Safety Award in 2016 for achieving 121,175 accumulated hour for achieving a zero injury frequency. The award was presented by the Ontario General Contractors Association.

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