Friday, April 26, 2019

News

After Notre Dame blaze, team heading Centre Block renovation taking stock

    As reported on CTV News, Public Services and Procurement Canada says the devastating fire that badly damaged Paris' iconic and centuries old Notre Dame cathedral this week prompted the department to pause and take stock of the...

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NAIT research partnership aims for a construction future that’s waste-free

    As reported in the Financial Post, imagine a construction project that doesn’t contribute to Canadian landfills. It may sound far-fetched, but to the individual advancing innovation for one of Canada’s largest construction...

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Canadian Civil Liberties Association files lawsuit over Quayside project

    As reported on CTV News, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association launched a lawsuit Tuesday against all three levels of government involved in a bid to bring a high-tech neighbourhood to Toronto's downtown core. Federal,...

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Cascadia Windows & Doors launches world’s first fiberglass window wall

    LANGLEY, British Columbia — Cascadia Windows & Doors proudly launches the world’s first fiberglass-framed window wall system. The Universal Series™ Window Wall marks an innovative step forward in energy efficient...

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Notre Dame fire highlights importance of detailed documentation for rebuilding

    As reported in the National Post, the fire that swept through Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday should serve as a reminder that having proper plans and documentation of valued Canadian buildings is crucial, heritage...

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Construction worker miraculously survives iron rod piercing his skull

    As reported in The Epoch Times, a construction worker in India has defied death after being impaled through the skull with a metal rod. Sanjay Bahe, 21, is recovering after undergoing emergency surgery to remove a piece of...

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Debut Clean Energy District Heating Area to feature at next month’s ISH China & CIHE

    Asia’s leading trade event for the HVAC industry returns to Beijing next month with a strong focus on eco-friendly products and technologies, including a new Clean Energy District Heating Area. Running from 6 – 8 May, the fair...

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Nelson laneway housing project gets boost with design contest

    As reported in The Nelson Daily, the field has been opened for laneway housing designs as the city has embarked upon a contest to determine the best ideas for small housing fit for Nelson. The city department of Development...

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Trudeau says Ford government won’t work with feds on building projects

    As reported on CTV News, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused Ontario's Progressive Conservative government of dragging its feet on vital infrastructure spending and says the indecision endangers work for the summer...

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BC real estate industry recommends amending federal money laundering laws to improve enforcement

    As reported on Global News, British Columbia real estate professionals are making a number of recommendations — including amending Canada’s anti-money laundering laws — in efforts to halt the flow of criminal money in the...

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80 new skyscrapers planned in Toronto as demand climbs

    As reported in the Financial Post, Toronto’s crowded skyline could see scores of new skyscrapers sprouting up in the next few years, more than doubling the number of tall buildings in the city, according to a new...

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Feds say it will sell back Mirabel land expropriated for airport in 1969

    As reported in The Globe and Mail, the Canadian government says it is planning to sell back the last remaining unused land it expropriated in 1969 for construction of the Mirabel airport. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau...

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University of Toronto’s asbestos response falls short, leaving asbestos incidents unaddressed

    TORONTO, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - On March 26, 2019, the University of Toronto Administration released both the Report of the Panel to Review the Asbestos Management Program at the University of Toronto and the...

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Elliot Lake officials working to determine future of civic centre after roof collapse

    As reported on CBC News, officials are still working to determine the future of the Lester B. Pearson Civic Centre in Elliot Lake, after a roof collapse two months ago. On Feb. 21, the roof of the 360-seat theatre came down...

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Old Union Hospital land in Moose Jaw begins process to eventually be rezoned

    As reported on DiscoverMooseJaw.com, the land where the Moose Jaw Union Hospital once stood was taken the first steps to being rezoned as mixed use for commercial and residential. Director of planning and development Michelle...

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