Doing it Right for
100 Years.

Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade service provider that safely delivers high-quality construction, facilities management, and technical solutions to government, institutional and industry clients.

With nearly 100 years of diverse market experience across North America, we are a forward-thinking organization with a strong track record of delivering customer-focused solutions and operational excellence.

We have the breadth of experience, capabilities and resources to oversee full project and asset lifecycles from design and build through to maintenance and management. Across all our lines of business, our mission is to “do it right” and build enduring relationships that stand the test of time.


Black & McDonald Centennial Video: Celebrating 100 Years of Excellence

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We’re proud to be celebrating our Centennial this year. Check out our commemorative photobook that showcases  100 years of excellence at B&M.

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Resources to support you during the holiday season

During the upcoming holiday season, we should all be keeping a check on our mental health. For some people, stress increases during the holiday season and […]

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Black & McDonald’s response to COVID-19

Black & McDonald’s response to COVID-19

Black & McDonald is strongly committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees, customers, vendors and other stakeholders. We have instituted strict […]

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Veterans Day – Nov 11, 2021

Happy Veterans Day to everyone celebrating! Let’s thank all the brave men and women of both past and present who served to protect us.

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Remembrance Day – Nov 11, 2021

On this Remembrance Day, let’s observe a moment of silence to remember, thank and express our gratitude to the men and women who served […]

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Black & McDonald awarded as Canada’s Safest Utilities and Electrical Employer for 2021

B&M Wins Major Canadian Safety Award

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded Canada’s Safest Utilities and Electrical Employer Award for 2021 by Canada’s Safest Employers. Canada’s […]

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Black & McDonald’s Lift Truck used for traffic signal maintenance

Black & McDonald Secures Traffic Electrical Maintenance and Emergency Services contract with the City of Toronto

We are pleased to announce that Black & McDonald was recently awarded one of our biggest signal & maintenance contracts. The Traffic Electrical Maintenance […]

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B&M Gives RMH BC and Yukon a Helping Hand to Support Serious Ill Children and Their Families

B&M Gives RMH BC and Yukon a Helping Hand to Support Serious Ill Children and Their Families

Black & McDonald’s FMO and Service Divisions make annual contributions to Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon, an organization that provides accommodation and a […]

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Black & McDonald Kicks off Centennial Celebrations!

2021 ushers in a major milestone for Black & McDonald as we mark 100 years of operations. From our humble start in 1921 as […]

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Christmas decoration and lights

B&M Employee Lights up Smiles with Major Christmas Display

Millions of people around the world put up Christmas lights every year, but Susan Patterson, B&M Senior Collection Specialist at Pullman Court, has taken […]

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Black & McDonald Supports Welding Education for Ontario Youth

Black & McDonald Supports Welding Education for Ontario Youth

Black & McDonald is proud to support education and career opportunities in welding for 300 youth in the Greater Toronto Area in collaboration with […]

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B&M supports CHEO at Trees for Hope Fundraiser

B&M supports CHEO at Trees for Hope Fundraiser

Black & McDonald’s Ottawa team participated again in the Trees for Hope fundraiser, coming up with $1,000 for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).  […]

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Remembrance Day 2020

Remembrance Day – Nov 11, 2020

On Remembrance Day, Nov 11, we honour and express our gratitude to the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for […]

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What Our Clients Say

Black & McDonald’s record of achievement and performance within our facilities is superior and demonstrates their vast knowledge of working within the framework of today’s hospitals. The team has provided a multitude of services, both large and small, to Scarborough Health Network, including mechanical and electrical redevelopment and construction projects. We have no hesitation in recommending Black & McDonald’s services to other parties.

Tyler Crocker, Director, Plant and Facilities Operations, Scarborough Health Network

The HVAC contract transition by Black & McDonald at Toronto Pearson Airport was a major endeavour. The extremely tight timeline of seven weeks for the transition took place over the Christmas holidays, and there was a considerable level of coordination required from hiring employees and obtaining vehicles and equipment to be ready for the start date of the contract. The transition phase of the contract was seamless and I can’t thank Black & McDonald enough for their efforts in ensuring there was no disruption to our customers.

Mike Risenborough, Director, Facilities Maintenance, GTAA

We needed someone to take over our Central Utilities Plant operations and maintenance to support 1.3 million sq. ft. of manufacturing and support space on an urgent basis. Black & McDonald was able to come in and put together a transition plan quickly and seamlessly take over from the previous team.

Mahendran Gnanapragasm, Manager, Global Real Estate Facilities, Celestica

Black & McDonald’s crew’s professionalism went above and beyond expectations and reflected the understanding of what it means to be a nuclear professional, similar to our regular staff.

Glen Smurthwaite, Cost & Schedule Analyst, Ontario Power Generation

Special thanks to Black & McDonald. A lot of the work was picked up by your team on a very short notice. There are many good examples of what was done from successful welding and containment exhaust ducting, all the way to pressure test work. Excellent team work and responsiveness.

Waleed Ishaque, Ontario Power Generation

Just passing along what a great job your technician Tim did in replacing an old Alvey Micrologix PLC with a new CompactLogix today. The work is clean and neat, and all of Tim’s wiring checked out correctly the first time. Thank you Tim!

Corey Stark, President, Control System Engineering Inc.

After Hurricane Irma we were without power. Florida Power & Light restored power to the north end of the beach, with the exception of two buildings, one of which I live in. A week before FPL told us power would be restored, a friendly Black & McDonald crew showed up. After about three hours of labor, they got our building up and running with power. They were absolutely amazing.

Carol Figura, Storm Restoration Resident, Fort Meyers, Florida

I wanted to send you a note to let you know that your technician, Toby, went above and beyond during his visit on Monday. He replaced all the light bulbs that needed attention in our warehouse and I almost feel like I am getting a suntan when I walk in. Toby is professional, courteous and knows his stuff. We appreciate him and his work!

Barb Ziegler, Office Manager / Executive Assistant, NCTC

I wanted to thank your organization and crews that took time to come to Florida to help people they had never met before and restore their electric power. We were truly blessed, my family is safe and my house suffered minimal long-lasting damage thanks to Black & McDonald. To all of you in Kansas City have a blessed day!

Cheryl Cornelius, Storm Restoration Resident, Fort Meyers, Florida

I wanted to take a minute to thank you and your crew for the outstanding work that was performed at Med James. Your crew followed the procedure to the letter and things went extremely smoothly. The guys did a great job cleaning up after the project and the client was very pleased with the updated panel legends. I look forward to working with you again in the near future.

Gregory Gibson, CFM Operations Manager, MC Realty Group / YRC Freight

Our company utilizes Black & McDonald for various services such as street light maintenance, engineering work, and electric vehicle charging station installation and maintenance to name a few. Everyone we work with from the project managers to the field personnel are always very professional, prompt in filling our needs, and provide stellar customer service. Black and McDonald is a very valued partner in all of our areas of business that we utilize their services for.

Tina Steele, Manager, Contractor Programs and Joint Use, Evergy

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Experienced Professionals

Are you a talented professional looking for a new challenge? Check out our open opportunities.

Students & New Graduates

Starting your career? If you’re entrepreneurial, collaborative and seeking a family oriented environment, this is the place to start.

Skilled Trades

Join us and hone your construction craft with opportunities to work on a variety of projects in our diverse portfolio.


Nov 07
Multi-Trade Construction

COVID-19 is putting the commercial construction supply chain to the test. Here’s how you can ace it.

If you’ve needed a factory-built new machine or had an appliance break down, you know how the global supply chain for commercial construction companies […]

Jan 05
Facility Services

Are your facility managers locked out of strategic planning? Here are four keys to open the door

Many executives wrongly perceive Facility Management as a support function with minimal strategic value. As a result, facility managers are often kept out of […]

Dec 10
Facility Services

Four approaches for facility managers to adopt so they keep virtual workplaces viable

Even before COVID-19 struck in the first quarter of 2020, there was a lively debate about the role of virtual offices in facility management. […]

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