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Ontario launches unsolicited infrastructure proposals framework

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is launching a new framework for receiving and evaluating infrastructure proposals from the private sector. Unsolicited proposals (USP) are proposals to the government that were not requested...

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DataBid Blog – $150 million Ontario grid control centre proposed for Orillia

    Hydro One is investing $150 million in a new state-of-the-art Ontario grid control centre in West Orillia. Mayor Steve Clarke stated that this investment is one of the most significant in Orillia's history and it would bring a...

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New Zealand’s defective concrete crisis revealed by investigators

    As blogged on, new imaging technology has revealed hundreds of major buildings nationwide have defective or missing concrete or reinforcing steel. Concrete investigators say their scanning shows many buildings have...

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What political parties say about architecture and the built environment

OTTAWA, October 17, 2019 – Three parties have responded to questions from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) about sustainability, living conditions in Indigenous communities, federal procurement, and a national architecture policy...

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Join the building safety community in Las Vegas for the International Code Council Annual Conference

    Washington, D.C. – The International Code Council is hosting its 2019 Annual Conference, Code Hearings, and Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, from October 20 – 30, 2019. The event brings together professionals from every sector of...

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City of Niagara Falls snubs citizens stuck with crumbling subdivision

    NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Oct. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - A group of concerned seniors who have identified serious, and in some cases, life threatening deficiencies in the construction of their 70-unit condominium subdivision have been treated...

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CRA combating underground economy with Home Depot purchase records

    As reported on Global News, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is trying to use information from Home Depot customers to crack down on the underground economy. The company sent out letters to customers who have a...

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Register to Attend: How Innovators Dominate Volatile Markets – Activation 2019

The future is uncertain. Alberta’s economy has taken a big hit over the past few years, resulting in a competitive economy where only the fittest survive. Join industry thought leaders as they discuss what it takes to dominate and remain...

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BILD Lethbridge to design new Subdivision Recycling Depot Program

    As reported on, it would be a first in the province: BILD (Building Industry and Land Development Association) Lethbridge is in the midst of creating a recycling standard for all member builders in the...

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