Monday, December 11, 2017

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Governor General’s Medals in Architecture: Call for entries

OTTAWA, October 18, 2017 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts invite architects to participate in the competition for the 2018 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. Awarded every two...

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Athena Sustainable Materials Institute celebrates 20 years of innovation in the green building sector

OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute, headquartered in Ottawa, Canada and with a US affiliate in Pennsylvania, is a leading pioneer in the Green Building Sector and proud to have been on the forefront of...

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‘Services rebate’ sought for Brandon condo owners

A local property management company says condominium owners continue to be taxed unfairly, and urges the City of Brandon to consider a "services rebate." Two representatives of Brydges Property Management appeared before city council on Monday...

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SFU concerned as Kinder Morgan gears up for tank farm construction

The construction that will double the capacity of the Kinder Morgan tank farm located on the side of Burnaby Mountain is soon to be underway. Trans Mountain, a subsidiary of Texas-based Kinder Morgan, has told The Peak that work to...

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Advanced strengthens integration team with two new appointments

TORONTO, CANADA, October 17, 2017 – Further supporting its rapidly growing customer base, leading Canadian AV integrator Advanced today announced the appointments of Scott Murray Anderson to System Programmer & Senior AV Specialist and Daniel...

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Tips for Successful Recruitment in the Construction Industry

The construction industry is going through challenging times, and safety, improvements to productivity and issues of recruitment and employee retention remain central to the competitiveness of the construction industry. With nearly a quarter of a...

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A look at the world’s most expensive home for sale in France for $413M

If you marveled at the most expensive homes in America and China, you’re in for a treat. France’s 187-year-old mansion Villa Les Cèdres has just hit the market for a cool $413 million, making it the priciest home on earth, according...

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OSFI is reinforcing a strong and prudent regulatory regime for residential mortgages

OTTAWA - October 17, 2017 - Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada Today the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (OSFI) published the final version of Guideline B-20 − Residential Mortgage...

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Toronto amps up climate leadership with new construction standards

TORONTO, Oct. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - The Atmospheric Fund (TAF) welcomes yesterday's adoption of the Toronto Green Standard for new buildings by the City's Planning and Growth Management Committee. City Council now has the chance to lock-in...

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Are construction workers more at risk of fentanyl overdoses?

This article in the Vancouver Sun should be a "must read" for our industry and I highly recommend it. Arnie Gess, Publisher Fraser Health, B.C.’s largest health board, had 335 deaths from illicit drug overdoses in the first eight months of...

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WorkSafeBC warning homeowners about the dangers of asbestos

Richmond, B.C. (October 16, 2017) — WorkSafeBC is urging owners of pre-1990s homes to talk to their contractor about asbestos before starting home renovations or a demolition. “Asbestos is safe if left alone, but if disturbed it can cause...

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Mary Van Buren starts as Canadian Construction Association President

OTTAWA, Monday October 16, 2017 — Mary Van Buren, a bilingual marketing, strategy and digital expert, started as the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) president today. Mary has worked in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors...

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