Thursday, July 27, 2017

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Rise of the robot realtor? Canadians amongst the most ‘digitally-active’ homebuyers in

New global study examines the future of home-buying across nine countries and territories; Canada report available at www.hsbc.ca/BeyondtheBricks ** VANCOUVER, July 27, 2017 /CNW/ - New technologies are transforming the way people...

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Utilization: What can Bulk Bags do for

There are many uses for the tried and true bulk bag. As a bulk packaging company, we have supplied ‘MiniBulk Tough’bags to a myriad of industries. You might have heard our catch phrase “From Alfalfa to Zinc!” For the average person who does...

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With LNG dreams fading, B.C. must shift focus to clean growth

VANCOUVER / COAST SALISH TERRITORY — Karen Tam Wu, acting B.C. director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to today’sannouncement that Petronas will not proceed with the Pacific NorthWest LNG...

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Construction of new operations building in Whitehorse to begin

Mayor Dan Curtis is expecting construction of the new operations building will be underway in the coming weeks. That became evident Monday evening after council voted 5-1 in favour of awarding the $39.2-million contract to Ketza...

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Richmond city council to ask government to stop work on Massey Tunnel

Richmond city council will be asking the B.C. government to stop work on the George Massey Tunnel replacement until other options are looked at, including twinning the tunnel. Council voted 8 to 1 on Monday night to call on Premier John Horgan to...

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Ontario begins rolling out new condo-board

Names of Ontario condominium directors will be listed in a public database under new regulations unveiled this month, as the province begins to implement a new law to protect unit owners in the booming sector. More transparent access to the...

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Petronas cancels $36B LNG project as B.C. jacks up

British Columbia’s new NDP/Green coalition government was in damage control mode after the most ambitious of the province’s proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, the $36-billion Pacific NorthWest LNG, was cancelled Tuesday. Both...

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Some American lawmakers urge sprinkler mandates across US after Honolulu

HONOLULU (AP) — When Moon Yun Pellerin’s parents bought a 27th-floor apartment in a high-rise overlooking Waikiki about 15 years ago, they didn’t realize the wave-shaped building had no fire sprinklers. “We didn’t even consider it,”...

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China breaks ground to build a “Forest City” for 30,000

Imagine a living forest transformed, unharmed, into a working city. This isn't an elven kingdom from the Lord of the Rings or the forest moon of Endor. It's a real place — or at least it's going to be. The Chinese government has broken ground on...

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Special Compression Silicone is now available in a full

New Market ON – 2017 Claudio Dente, President of Dentec Safety Specialists, is happy to announce the latest developments in respiratory comfort and effectiveness. Mr. Dente remarked, “our Comfort Air® full face masks are made with a unique...

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Hamilton construction boom continuing despite drop in

Hamilton has had a whopping 35 per cent increase in construction this year compared to last, according to a new report from the city. More than $724 million in construction value has taken place over the first six months of this year compared to...

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A look at an artist who turns construction waste into sculptures &

Sheri Crider wants to know why Americans want new and shiny things — and what they do with the rest. It’s a question she has asked for years, going back to when she was using drugs and alcohol, experiencing homelessness and serving time, a...

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