F. Trottier Construction Ltd.


FTC is one of Ottawa’s finest construction companies with 50 years of experience in design, construction, tenant fit-up, turn-key projects and custom millwork for the commercial, industrial, governmental and institutional sectors.

We have survived two recessions and grown through the evolution of the markets with our clients. This has allowed us to grow, mature and gain confidence which is paramount to facing the new market challenges of the next decade.

Through its dynamic history, FTC has built and maintained a record of excellence, financial strength and operational flexibility, whether it be for interior construction, design, project management or for a job cost-plus. The quality of workmanship and service are paramount to FTC’s construction service professionals. The continued growth of our business and client references are a testimony to our commitment.

Our vision is to build relationships to provide the best in service, integrity and performance for our customers. We aspire to be the very best.

Our mission is the client’s complete satisfaction, to continually exceed the increasing expectations of building owners and managers. We achieve this by being their first choice for innovative solutions, incomparable quality of work, and exceptional service.

Our Values

  • Integrity: Honesty and fairness are essential to the way we do business and how we interact with people. We are a company that keeps its promises. We do what we say we will do, and we conduct ourselves in accordance with our code of ethics.
  • Customer satisfaction: We are committed to exceeding customer expectations through continuous improvement in quality, service, productivity and time compression.
  • Our employees: The diversity and involvement of our people is the foundation of our strength. We are committed to their fair and effective selection, development, motivation and recognition. We provide employees with the tools, training and support to achieve excellence in customer satisfaction.
  • Clients, sub-trades and associates: We understand that clients, sub-trades and associates are the foundation of our success. We consider all of these people to be contributors to FTC’s success.
  • Sustainability and Innovation: We innovate daily and seek integrating social and environmental responsibility in every element of our business, striving to create positive change in our society and our natural environment.
  • Safety and the Environment: Our products, services and workplaces reflect our belief that what is good for the environment and the health and safety of all people is good for FTC.


At FTC, we have a team of bilingual experts with skills that cover every aspect of the construction industry. Our solid experience in commercial, industrial, governmental and institutional construction provides you with the resources to meet your goals simply, safely, cost effectively and on time.

Our skilled workers are fully experienced professionals and certified tradesmen who take pride in their work. We have done work on Parliament Hill and in most buildings in the Ottawa-Gatineau Region at one time or another.

Our team of professionals determines the feasibility of every project, no matter the size or contract methodology, and establishes parameters given the overall objectives of the client. From small fit-up projects to construction of major headquarters and complexes, FTC’s experience ensures that the right decisions are made and funds are wisely spent. To this end, our depth of expertise and sophistication provides clients with the tools necessary to make informed decisions.

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Occupational Health & Safety

FTC is dedicated to the well being of all its workers, its sub-contractors and of building occupants. Incident and accident prevention is our main goal on all our projects, as well as maintaining our Zero Tolerance policy towards all safety violations. We continuously strive to exceed the standards set by the Ontario and Québec Occupational Health and Safety Act and their respective regulations.

We take pride in our strong safety leadership roles, both on our projects and within the construction industry.
FTC has been an active member of the WSIB/OCA Safety Group since 2001, and was rated the #1 safety group in the province of Ontario in 2003.

Factors contributing to proper health and safety on all our projects are:

  • Certified Health and Safety Representative(s)
  • A health and safety hazard recognition, assessment and control program tailored to every project
  • Developing and implementing policies and programs for safe work procedures
  • Training programs
  • Safety meetings with all parties involved on our projects (client, client representatives, workers, sub-trades, suppliers)
  • Networking with several affiliation such as OCA, CSAO, WSIB, the “Commission de la santé et de la sécurité au travail”, the “Commission de la construction du Québec” and BOMA