Friday, December 14, 2018

News

B.C. launches new money laundering review in real estate sector

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     B.C. has ordered a new review of the real estate, luxury automobile and horse racing sectors over worries they’ve been used by...

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More protections needed for pre-construction homebuyers, says Ontario’s warranty program CEO

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The CEO of Ontario’s home warranty program says the recent cancellation of two condo developments in Vaughan suggests it is time the...

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NIMBY: Okotoks council votes to move site for tiny home eco-village project

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     A proposed enclave of tiny homes is moving down the yellow brick road after an outsized reaction from Okotoks residents. On Monday,...

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This super-reflective coating keeps buildings cool so we don’t need as much AC

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     One of the ironies of climate change is that as heat waves become more common, people use more air conditioning–and those air...

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RESCON applauds the WSIB for eliminating unfunded liability

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     VAUGHAN, Sept. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Thirty-five years after it was recorded, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has...

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Engineers to face disciplinary hearings in Mount Polley disaster

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The regulatory body for engineers in British Columbia is alleging negligence or unprofessional conduct against three engineers after the...

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Canada’s tallest tower west of Toronto opens in Edmonton

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     It’s official: Canada’s tallest tower west of Toronto is officially open in downtown Edmonton. The 69-storey Stantec...

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Amazon invests in prefab startup focused on smart home tech

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Amazon has made its first foray in prefab construction, investing in a company known for sustainable construction and smart home...

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A look at an innovative building material that can protect homes during natural disasters

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     There's a building material that could keep houses intact during hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes and fires. While it's been widely...

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Manitoba construction workers and labour campaign against proposed Bill 28 to ban project labour agreements

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Construction workers and labour representatives have launched a public campaign to stop Bill 28, which involves billboards and bus ads...

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Construction underway for fully off-the-grid commercial development in Kelowna

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     It’s not your usual commercial development: A self-storage facility combined with a co-workspace. But that is what Kelowna, B.C., is...

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OHBA Congratulates 2018 Awards of Distinction Winners

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - For the first time in OHBA history, Great Gulf won the prestigious 2018 Ontario Home Builder of...

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