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Château Laurier files new design to Ottawa city hall

The owner of the Château Laurier has filed a new design for its proposed addition, attempting to make the contemporary wing complement, not overwhelm, the historic hotel. A heritage brief submitted with the package at city hall this week says “limestone…

The dangers of DIY spray foam insulation

If you’re thinking about buying a do-it-yourself spray foam insulation kits for your home, fire officials and those in the industry recommend you think again because of safety and fire issues. Spray foam acts as a great insulator and vapour barrier,…

Hundreds of architects gather in Saint John

Hundreds of architects from across the country have arrived in Saint John to attend an annual festival aimed at discussing the state of their industry, and pushing it forward. Along with holding its annual general meeting, attendees can attend talk, attend…

Contractor Connection partners with Peel Mutual Insurance Company

KITCHENER (May 30, 2018): Contractor Connection®, a Crawford & Company global service line and the leading global contractor managed repair provider for property repairs after an insurance claim, announced today its partnership with Peel Mutual Insurance Company (PMI), one of the largest…

Can bees teach us to build a better urban ecosystem?

Last summer, Paul Maeillo had to clear a vacant lot in North Philadelphia, and he wasn’t happy about it. He’d done it plenty of times before, as part of the Philadelphia Horticultural Society’s LandCare program, which hires local contractors to maintain…

Fatal workplace accident at construction site in St. John’s

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary’s criminal investigation division is investigating the circumstances of a fatal workplace accident that occurred at a construction site in downtown St. John’s on Monday afternoon. A construction worker is reported to have fallen to their death from…