Monday, June 17, 2019

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OECD: Housing risks ‘could even threaten financial stability’ in Canada

Canada’s economy will grow at a faster clip than expected in 2017, a new report says, but an overheated housing market still threatens to bulldoze optimism over rosy economic data in recent quarters. In its interim economic outlook released...

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Call for entries now open for 2018 Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards

TORONTO, Ont. (September 22 2017) – Consulting Engineers of Ontario, the only non-profit organization representing the voice of the province’s consulting engineering industry, has announced its call for entries for the Ontario Consulting...

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Indian Beach construction project continues in North Sydney

 A construction project aimed at the revitalization of Indian beach in North Sydney is nearing its completion. Advertisement  The Indian beach project, which began in early June, was expected to be completed in...

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Gas station companies cashing out on value of Vancouver real estate

Vancouver will likely lose more gas stations as land values soar and high-density zoning along major corridors in the city encourages more fuel companies to cash out, says a commercial real estate expert. “Gas stations are typically located in...

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Luum Textiles Launches Eastern Hemisphere

Complexity of Tibetan culture embodied in new Eastern Hemisphere collection’s rich colors and textures   Luum Textiles today announced the introduction of Eastern Hemisphere, its latest collection designed by Suzanne Tick. The...

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Construction of new Roseneath emergency services base underway

Construction of a new emergency services base for Roseneath, Ont., officially got underway Tuesday with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site on County Road 45. Officials from Northumberland County and the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand put...

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Plan unveiled for Toronto’s own World Trade Centre complex

The Toronto Region Board of Trade is planning to build a World Trade Centre complex in the city to house its headquarters, with the hope of establishing a prestigious local address that will draw foreign consuls-general, trade-promotion agencies and...

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The Buildings Show Takes on a Transitioning Built Environment

TORONTO, ON, Sept. 20, 2017 – The Buildings Show, North America’s largest networking and educational event for design, architecture, construction and real estate industries returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) from Nov. 29 to...

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IAPMO technical committee meetings second step toward development of 2018 Uniform Solar/Hydronic and Swimming Pool Codes

Ontario, Calif. (Sept. 20, 2017) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) on Oct. 24-25 will host Technical Committee Meetings toward the ANSI-accredited consensus development of the 2018 editions of the Uniform...

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Proposal to examine Prince Edward County’s short-term rentals on planning agenda

Consultations with county departments, external agencies and the public are proposed to explore short-term rental accommodations in Prince Edward County. Council will receive a report at its planning meeting Wednesday at Shire Hall asking staff...

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CaGBC report recommends nationwide retrofit strategy with potential to cut 51 per cent of emissions from large buildings

OTTAWA, ON and VANCOUVER, BC – September 20, 2017 – A new report released today by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) delivers a detailed roadmap for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from large buildings like office towers, recreation...

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Tezuka Architects wins 2017 Moriyama RAIC Intternational $100,000 prize for excellence in architecture

TORONTO, ON (September 20, 2017) – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is pleased to announce Tokyo-based Tezuka Architects’ Fuji Kindergarten as the winner of the 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize. The Prize winner was...

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TD GreenSights Report uncovers room for improvement of Canada’s green spaces

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - According to a recent survey, the vast majority of Canadians (95 per cent) agree that access to community green space will be important to their quality of life in the future, but three-quarters feel that...

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4-year heavy equipment apprenticeship program launched by Women Building Futures

As reported on www.jwnenergy.com, women in a new program training to be heavy equipment technicians will set out on a four-year, fully-paid rotating apprenticeship placement after four weeks of training with Women Building Futures (WBF) in Fort...

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Legacy Building Solutions announces new ExxoTec Fabric

Legacy Building Solutions is proud to announce the addition of a new and exclusive fabric, ExxoTec™, to their customized tension fabric structure offerings. ExxoTec™ is a premium PVC fabric with superior strength and performance characteristics...

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