Friday, December 14, 2018

News

Alberta’s construction industry hit hard by the economic downturn

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     An organization that represents more than 1,800 construction-related companies says the industry is in trouble. “Our industry is one of...

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The Future of Malls

By Toon Dreessen, Architects DCA   I remember being in high school and meeting friends at the Rideau Centre after school. When I lived in British Columbia it was the same. We’d usually hang out after school taking our time to get home....

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B.C. climate plan to boldly go where no province has gone before

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     VANCOUVER / MUSQUEAM, SQUAMISH & TSLEIL-WAUTUTH TERRITORIES — Karen Tam Wu, B.C. director at the Pembina Institute and a member...

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Opinion – Manitoba Hydro should not renew solar power subsidy program

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Canada’s National Energy Board says it makes no economic sense to install solar panels in provinces like Manitoba which have an...

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IAPMO seeks committee members for the National Adoption of ISO 30500 as an American National Standard (ANS) and National Standard of Canada (NSC)

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Ontario, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2018) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is seeking volunteers...

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Saskatoon city hall looks at measures to prevent bird deaths from collisions with buildings

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The City of Saskatoon could consider ways to prevent birds from fatally striking tall and mid-sized buildings. A city council...

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Bank of Canada holds interest rate

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 ¾ per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 2 per cent and...

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Hard Rock Casino Vancouver receives green light for hotel tower construction

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Coquitlam is well on its way to welcome a brand new hotel tower providing accommodation for individuals from near and far as there was...

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What it’s like to be a woman working in the construction industry

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     A few years ago, Jewel Tolliver was working "extremely" part-time at a restaurant when she saw an ad for a pre-apprenticeship program...

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Corruption in the Quebec construction industry – Report sees progress, but more work needed 3 years after Charbonneau Commission

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     As reported by CTV News, three years after the Charbonneau Commission filed its report on corruption in the awarding of contracts in the...

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EIFS Council of Canada launches their 2018-2019 Architectural Design Awards Program

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The EIFS Council of Canada officially launched its 2018-2019 Architectural Design Awards Program to honour design professionals and...

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Quebec Transportation Ministry takes first steps to replace Ile aux Tourtes Bridge

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The first step in the planning process for a replacement for the Ile aux Tourtes bridge is underway. Last week was the deadline for...

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