Monday, February 18, 2019

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Saskatoon and Region Home Builders’ Association’s annual awards celebrate housing excellence

As reported in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix, member builders, renovators and service providers of the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association (SRHBA) gathered February 9 at TCU Place to celebrate achievements of the past year. For the past...

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Phase 2 of the Muskrat Falls inquiry now looking into construction project details

As reported in The Telegram, the second phase of the Muskrat Falls Inquiry is looking at the construction project details, and immense cost overruns, with public hearings beginning again in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. From the point hearings wrapped...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up February 16, 2019

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Weekly Round Up published by Construction Links Network. Below are the links to all the news items published on the network over the past seven days. If you have a news item that would be of interest to our...

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BC Housing and BCBEC to host industry leading event

Do you want to design and build homes that are more sustainable, durable and nicer to live in? Join BC Housing and the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC) on Tuesday, February 26 in Vancouver BC, for a workshop and tradeshow that...

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British Columbia government selects three bidding teams for Pattullo Bridge replacement

As reported in the Surrey Now-Leader, the province has selected three “pre-qualified” bidding teams to participate in the “competitive selection process” to design and construct the new toll-free Pattullo Bridge. In a release from the...

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Financing tools for energy efficiency in the building sector

The Pembina Institute has sent the following letter to Canada's ministers of finance, environment and climate change, and natural resources: February 13, 2019 Hon. Bill Morneau Minister of Finance 90 Elgin Street Ottawa, ON  K1A...

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Feeling the love: Construction leaders contribute to the community through charity casino

February 14, 2019 (Victoria, BC) - On Friday, February 22nd, the Vancouver Island Construction Association’s U40 network is hosting their annual charity casino event to raise funds for the Help Fill A Dream Foundation. Now in its sixth year,...

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U.S. Senator – Canada says it won’t ratify new NAFTA until steel and aluminum tariffs lifted

As reported in The Province, Canada’s upcoming federal election is adding to the urgency of lifting the tariffs in order to push the trade agreement through Canada and Mexico won’t consider ratifying the revised North American Free Trade...

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Rezoning proposed for residential towers in downtown Edmonton

As reported on CTV News, the City of Edmonton has received a rezoning application to build two residential towers on Jasper Avenue. The towers, approximately 35 and 45 storeys tall with a maximum of 1,050 units, would be located at the northeast...

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