Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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U.S.-based Real Property Management chooses Vancouver for Canada’s first property management franchise business

U.S.-based Real Property Management (RPM) has chosen Vancouver as the headquarters for Canada’s first property management franchise business and it plans to develop a tight team of franchisees to build its network. Kap Hiroti, vice-president of...

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Injured veteran kicks off CEDIA 2017 for Core Brands with the first pitch at Petco Stadium

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, September 7, 2017 — Marine Staff Sgt. Brandon Dodson, soon-to-be the recipient of a Gary Sinise Foundation-donated ELAN smart home, threw out the first pitch at Petco Stadium on September 6, signifying both the beginning of...

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Partners Development Group’s innovative partnership with attainable homes delivers two-fold

As affordable housing stock continues to shrink in Canada, key industry associations, including the Canadian Home Builders' Association, through their leadership, have worked with other housing associations, experts, and industry professionals to...

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IAPMO combines code development and standards departments, brings back Aguilar to lead new venture

Ontario, Calif. (Sept. 7, 2017) — The IAPMO Group is pleased to welcome back Hugo Aguilar, who will lead a newly combined Codes and Standards department as Vice President. Aguilar returns following a yearlong stint as director of Codes and...

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NDP cancels construction on George Massey bridge project linking Richmond and Delta

B.C.’s NDP government has cancelled construction of a bridge to replace the Massey tunnel, putting an end to former premier Christy Clark’s signature solution to traffic congestion at a key Metro choke point. Transportation Minister Claire...

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Toronto council to seek mediation at the province’s land and development disputes tribunal for Annex midrise condo project

A developer and group of high-profile Annex residents will hash out their differences over a controversial Davenport Rd. midrise. On Wednesday, Toronto & East York community council agreed that the city’s lawyer should ask for mediation...

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Ambassador Bridge gets permit to build new span

The company that owns the Ambassador Bridge between Windsor and Detroit says it will replace the existing span now that the Canadian government has approved what bridge officials are calling the "final permit." But officials on both sides of...

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New PLS laser levels provide precise reference points while surviving accidental drops up to one meter

Everett, Wash., Sept. 5, 2017 –  Pacific Laser Systems (PLS) introduces updated versions of its popular laser levels with new protective, shock absorbing sleeves designed to survive a one meter drop and keep working. The laser levels feature a...

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Construction of the new Concordia Student Union (CSU) cooperative student housing project to start soon

The demolition of the building on the land where the future Concordia Student Union (CSU) cooperative student housing will be built is over, and the project’s construction is due to begin shortly. Originally chosen for its location and value,...

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Vacancy rates drop as construction booms in downtown Moncton

Development in downtown Moncton is reaching new heights, spurred by a new arena and other projects under construction, and the city’s vacancy rates are dropping. Fadha Badha says business was good when she first opened her restaurant across...

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A look at the world’s most interesting concrete and rebar

Seyedmorteza Khatibmasjedi has a conflicted relationship with concrete. "I was always thinking concrete is the best material in the world," says the University of Miami civil engineering Ph.D student. (He goes by Morteza Khatib.) "All those...

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Wieland Electric Expands samos®PRO COMPACT functionality

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA - September 4, 2017 –Wieland Electric Inc., a leading global manufacturer of innovative electrical interconnect technology, has expanded the functionality of it’s already versatile samos®PRO COMPACT safety...

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5-year-old boy inducted into 14 Construction Engineering Squadron

14 Construction Engineering Squadron grew by one new member on August 23. In a community close to Lunenburg, Emerson Murphy-Tanner was sworn in by Major Craig Bradshaw, CO of 14 CES—in his kitchen. Emerson couldn’t come to the Headquarters...

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A look at a Toronto area construction company that is ‘veteran-led, soldier-run.’

A Toronto-area construction company is trying to make the return to civilian life easier for soldiers coming back from the battlefields of Kandahar. "There are a lot of soldiers that were looking for help, that didn't know what the next steps...

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Revised Quebec regulation on volunteer construction work delayed

A bylaw that would permit volunteer construction work in schools, non-profit organizations and hospitals has yet to become law, contrary to what the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security announced in April, Presse Canadienne learned on...

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