Friday, September 21, 2018

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Menkes breaks ground on Waterfront Innovation Centre on Toronto Waterfront

  TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Menkes Developments Ltd. ("Menkes"), in partnership with Alcion Ventures, today broke ground on the Waterfront Innovation Centre – a new landmark office building on...

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City council approves rezoning major parts of Vancouver to allow duplexes

  After two days of public hearings, Vancouver city council has voted to rezone the majority of the city to enable duplex use in single-family home neighbourhoods. The decision, approved in the final city council meeting of Gregor...

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How the 2026 Olympics could fix Canmore’s housing crisis

  If Calgary wins a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the event could help solve one of Alberta’s most pressing housing problems. Canmore, a town nestled in the Rocky Mountains about 100 kilometres west of Calgary, is the most...

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Winnipeg homeowners on hook for tens of thousands for sewer hook up they didn’t want

  At 65-years-old Gary Slota had to go back to work to pay for upgrades to the sewer and water system on his Transcona street. “My retirement fund is depleting,” he said. “It’s very stressful, I don’t sleep properly, I have...

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CaGBC Atlantic Chapter announces Leadership and Green Building Award winners

  Halifax, NS – Sept 19, 2018 – Atlantic Canada’s green building projects and innovators were in the spotlight at the Halifax Convention Centre last night, as the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) honoured the 2018 CaGBC Atlantic...

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Act Now: 2018 Canadian Construction Association’s Awards Program submission deadline is November 16

  Canadian Construction Association’s Awards recognize the important contributions of individuals, organizations and projects that promote and enhance the Canadian construction industry, whether through innovation, projects, or dedication...

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City of Calgary creates online emergency preparedness course

  The City of Calgary has developed an interactive online course it believes will help residents become better prepared to deal with an emergency or disaster. The “Ready Calgary” eLearning course deals with topics from knowing the...

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If and when construction on Trans Mountain pipeline begins, unions stand to benefit over contractor shuffle

  If and when construction begins on the beleaguered Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, one of the biggest winners could be organized labour, thanks to a decision to increase the amount of work being given to unionized companies revealed...

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Bridge in rural Saskatchewan gives way hours after opening

  Part of a bridge in the Rural Municipality of Clayton fell into a river on the day it was opened to traffic. Reeve Duane Hicks was standing on the recently replaced Dyck Memorial Bridge just an hour before a roughly 15-foot span gave...

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