Monday, June 24, 2019

News

Ottawa condo developer orders R.C.A.F. member to remove a Canadian flag from front of house

    As reported on CTV News, Maj. Mike Mitchell says his west-end condo developer ordered him to remove a Canadian flag and its pole from his garage. Mitchell said he had the flag up on its pole since just before Canada Day of...

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Sustainable Buildings Canada – March Newsletter

You're invited: Register today for the 2019 Green Building Festival Each year, the Green Building Festival offers top quality programming that pushes the boundaries of how sustainable buildings and cities are designed, constructed and managed. ...

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DataBid Blog – Sugar Wharf Condos on Queens Quay to begin foundation work

Menkes Developments' Sugar Wharf condos on Queens Quay by the Toronto Harbour will begin forming the underground levels for the 64 and 70 storey towers. The 11.5 acre LCBO Lands development was designed by ArchitectsAlliance per Urban...

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New from Magic Lite – Gen 3, Colour Adjustable Thin Line Down Lights with attachable colour trim rings

Magic Lite announces the launch of it’s Gen 3 Thin Line Down Light product range.  This newest generation of popular Thin Line down lights boasts our highest lumen output and is stocked in 3000K, 4000K as well as colour adjustable...

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Canada invests in energy efficiency retrofits in Canadian Municipalities

    VANCOUVER, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - One of the greatest opportunities for Canada is the shift toward clean growth. Energy efficiency boosts competitiveness, lowers costs, maximizes profits and helps protect our environment....

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Construction on Yukon aquaponics facility could begin this spring

    As reported on CBC News, some entrepreneurs in Yukon say they've found a creative way to move their project forward — by using geothermal power. Founders of Yukon's North Star Agriculture have been pushing to build an...

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B.C. building code adjusted upwards to allow 12-storey wood buildings

    As reported in the Vancouver Sun, a new building is being built at the University of British Columbia campus in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, June, 13, 2016. The 18-storey Brock Commons is intended to show developers and the public...

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Architects DCA Blog: Making intensification work in Ottawa

By Toon Dreessen, Architects DCA More people living on less land means less sprawl. However, when poorly designed or located in inappropriate areas, infill development is often accused – with some justification – of degrading the urban...

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Magic Lite welcomes Ian Smith to the position of VP Business Development effective April 1

Magic Lite is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Smith to the position of VP Business Development effective April 1, 2019. Ian is a seasoned professional in the Lighting and Controls industry.  His background spans over three decades in...

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WSP Canada to pay $4 million in Quebec bid-rigging settlement

    Engineering firm Genivar (now WSP Canada) has been ordered to pay $4 million for bid-rigging on municipal infrastructure contracts in Quebec. The payment is part of a settlement filed with the Superior Court of Quebec...

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Webinar April 4 – Building Smart: Key Considerations for High Performance Walls

This session will help broaden the common understanding of how high-rise residential buildings can meet the next generation of net-zero or net-zero ready standards that are applicable to all climate zones in Canada and build upon current design...

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Lauren Concrete Introduces Lytx Driver Safety Program to Full Fleet via Company-Wide Town Hall Events

    Lytx ®, a leading global provider of video telematics, analytics, productivity and safety solutions for commercial and public sector fleets, announced today that Lauren Concrete will roll out the Lytx Driver Safety Program to...

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National Standard Plumbing Code public hearing set for July 11, 2019

Ontario, Calif. (March 13, 2019) – The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) encourages all members and industry representatives to review the Proposed Code Changes for the 2021 National Standard Plumbing Code...

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Who’s Who of Architecture & Real Estate to Unveil Toronto of the Future® – June 25 to July 1 in Toronto

Toronto, March 14, 2019 --- Leading players in real estate and architecture will present the third biennial edition of Toronto of the Future®, a unique display of ideas for commercial, industrial and residential developments and urban...

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Massive Stoney Trail facility to house Calgary’s growing CNG-fuelled bus fleet

    As reported in the Calgary Sun, a massive new storage and maintenance facility for transit buses fuelled by compressed natural gas (CNG) has officially opened in north-central Calgary. The sprawling facility just west of the...

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