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Vancouver Island construction activity continues on upward trajectory in 2019

Victoria, BC (August 16, 2019) – At $648.1 million, building permits across Vancouver Island continued on an upward trajectory, rising six per cent in the second quarter of 2019 compared to the first quarter. Residential permits increased 19 per...

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Planning your fall schedule? Make sure to attend the Green Building Festival October 8 in Toronto

Register today for the best rate of only $225! Hear truly innovative approaches, speakers & projects, and earn 5.5 education units for $225 at the 2019 Green Building Festival It's only 8 weeks until the 2019 Green Building Festival, and...

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ActiveConversion Blog Share: Content is king (even in B2B)

Content can have an astounding impact on your digital marketing regardless of whether you’re a B2C or a B2B company. In fact, conversion rates tend to be six times higher for companies using content marketing than those that aren’t. It...

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Registration is open for the 2019 International Code Council Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo

Washington, D.C. – Registration is open for the 2019 International Code Council Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo, which will be held on October 20-30, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s conference offers a variety of educational...

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Town of Cochrane moves to next phase of two vital facilities

As reported on, the Town of Cochrane is moving to the next stage of both its proposed new RCMP detachment and transit hub facilities leading up to requesting budget approvals from council. Principal design and architectural...

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Czech company helps MTO slash Highway 10 mill material by 46 per cent

As reported on, with Orangeville motorists vexed by traffic delays caused by construction on Highway 10, we’ve learned how a company from Europe has helped the province slash some of its asphalt costs nearly in half. Joining...

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City of Edmonton announces incentives for the installation of solar panels

Edmontonians can now apply for solar installation rebates through the City’s Change Homes for Climate - Solar Program. The new incentive rate of $0.40/watt will cover roughly 15 per cent towards the cost of a home solar energy system installation....

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Labour tribunal invalidates Quebec’s regional hiring priority for construction workers

As reported in the Montreal Gazette, Quebec’s administrative labour tribunal has declared regional hiring priority clauses in the construction industry invalid and inoperative, saying they impeded on rights to freedom and privacy. In a...

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Road construction coats Cambridge neighbourhood in dust

As reported on CTV News, construction behind a Galt neighbourhood has meant a dusty couple of days for residents there as the city works to extend Franklin Boulevard. People who live on Langlaw Drive say their properties are covered in dust and...

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