Saturday, June 23, 2018

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Ontario landlords want the right to ban pot in units despite tenant laws

Ontario landlords want the right to immediately ban the use of pot in rental properties when recreational weed is legalized this summer, arguing they should be allowed to change tenants’ existing leases to stop the drug from being consumed in...

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How the owners of old shopping malls in Canada are looking to retrofit with mixed-use developments

Aging shopping centres, built decades ago as beacons of fashion and free parking on the suburban fringe, are gradually becoming relics on a sea of inner-city asphalt. But rather than tinker at the margins to squeeze the last nickels out of old...

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Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP launches its national platform

VANCOUVER, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - After almost 40 years in business, Vancouver-based law firm Singleton Urquhart LLP opened a Toronto office on January 2, 2018 and formed Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP. The firm will operate as...

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How future buildings may be able to heal themselves using mushrooms

Mushrooms could solve America’s crumbling infrastructure. Yes, mushrooms—or at least a type of fungus scientifically known as Trichoderma reesei. A new technique uses fungi to fill the cracks in concrete—creating a self-healing...

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Abandoned Nanaimo coal mine finds second life as heat source for university buildings

In Nanaimo, B.C. — a city built on coal — a long-abandoned mine will soon become the heat source for a new university building. Salt water from the flooded shafts of the Wakesiah mine, which run 135 to 180 metres beneath the Vancouver...

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Canada ranks second on annual Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED list

OTTAWA, ON – January 22, 2018 – Today, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is pleased to announce that Canada has once again ranked second in the annual Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED list. Curated by the U.S. Green Building Council...

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Tender process open for new Niverville high school

Steinbach, MB. January 19, 2018 – Hanover School Division is pleased to announce the start of the tender process for construction of a new 66,700 sq. ft. high school in the town of Niverville. The new school will serve 450 Grade 9-12 students,...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up January 20, 2018

Greetings, Below are links to the top news items posted on the Construction Links Network over the last week. If you have a news items to share with Canada's construction, building and design community, make sure to submit directly to me before...

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Quebec homeowners claim West Island contractor operating without a licence

Homeowners in Vaudreuil-Dorion are outraged after their relatively new roof started leaking. They found out the hard way that the contractor they had hired was operating without a valid licence, meaning they’re not insured and are left with little...

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Vancouver builders test ‘locals-first’ policies for new presale real estate opportunities

The City of Vancouver is looking for ways to reset a housing market in which its residents are battered by both high prices and a low availability, and putting local buyers at the front of the line for any new presale real estate opportunities is...

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FLO welcomes Ontario’s Workplace Charging Incentive Program

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 18, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - FLO, the Canadian leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, welcomes the Ontario Ministry of Transportation's initiative to support employers and commercial building owners that wish to...

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A look at how self-insulating bricks can save money and open new architectural possibilities for multistory buildings

The better a building is insulated, the less heat is lost in winter—and the less energy is needed to achieve a comfortable room temperature. The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) regularly raises the requirements for building...

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