Friday, April 26, 2019

News

Local mayors, First Nations, trades and businesses welcome legislation to remove barriers for B.C.’s newest industry

    VANCOUVER, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Local mayors, First Nations, trades and business are applauding measures by the provincial government today that will officially remove barriers and create a level playing field for the...

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U of T receives $100M donation to build massive new innovation and AI centre

    As reported on DailyHive.com, the University of Toronto recently received the largest donation in its history to build a brand new innovation hub. According to the university, the historic $100 million gift from Gerald...

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Contractors working on Grande Prairie hospital project say they’re owed $60M by province

    As reported on CTV News, a local contractor has accused the provincial government of owing them $26 million for work done on the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital. Schendel Construction has worked on the project for almost six...

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Reginans gather to bid the Capital Pointe hole adieu

    As reported in the Regina Leader-Post, with Westgate Property’s deadline to fill the Capital Pointe hole looming, some Reginans gathered at the site for a humorous event Saturday to bid the hole a fond farewell. After a...

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Red Deer elementary students work with local home builder to design a model house for the homeless

    As blogged on TodayVille.com, as a kid, you’re often asked by adults, “so what do you want to be when you grow up?” We often hear familiar responses – firefighter, veterinarian, pilot, ballerina, Spiderman or Wonder Woman...

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Lansdowne Park deal under ‘strategic review’ with lacklustre financial returns

    As reported in the Ottawa Citizen, more money needs to come into Lansdowne Park to have the redevelopment deal pay off for city hall and its business partner. The latest annual report on the Lansdowne partnership between the...

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Pointe-Claire’s approval of Pioneer condo project triggers appeal

    As reported in the Montreal Gazette, after a raucous five-hour meeting Thursday night at Pointe-Claire city hall, the city’s demolition committee approved plans to build a luxury condo project on the site of the shuttered...

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Towering Alberta Buddha brings prairie blessings from on high

    As reported on CBC News, towering high above a prairie field, a golden Buddha stands as a reminder of the importance of seeking peace in life. "I feel that our society right now, we really need some time to calm us down to...

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The Vancouver Airport Authority to build a geoexchange system and a new central utilities building

    As reported in Richmond News, the biggest building in the province, YVR in Richmond, will get a new heating and cooling system that will include one of the largest geoexchange systems in the country. The Vancouver...

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IAPMO Code Change Monographs Now Available

Ontario, Calif. (March 25, 2019) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) has made the 2019 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®) and Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC®) Technical Committee Meeting Monographs available...

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Cracks and falling stone at the Saskatchewan Legislature building added up to a $20M repair bill

    As reported by CBC News, the chunks of fancy stone that had fallen without warning at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building probably gave some provincial officials a sinking feeling. Perhaps especially when they learned the...

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Home renovator Mike Holmes oversees reno for paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player

    As reported on CTV News, one of Canada's most recognizable home renovators has acted as a fly on the wall during renovations to the family home of an injured Humboldt Broncos player. Mike Holmes is known for his TV shows in...

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A 3D printer the size of a small barn will produce entire homes in Saudi Arabia

    As bogged on Digital Trends, if you’re looking for a 3D printer that can fit comfortably on the side of your desk and bust out small home-printed objects, then Danish company Cobod International’s new 3D printer definitely...

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Vicano Construction wins Ambassador award from Brantford Economic Development Advisory Committee

    As reported in The Brantford Expositor, a local builder and three longstanding companies were recognized at the Brantford Economic Development Advisory Committee annual industrial appreciation luncheon on Friday. Vicano...

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Asbestos complaint at student housing construction project in Chatham

    As reported in The Chatham Daily News, the Ministry of Labour is currently investigating after an asbestos complaint was filed about a student housing construction project in Chatham. Everlast Group Ltd. is building the...

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