Thursday, November 14, 2019

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21st Steel Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction was a stunning and moving event

On Monday, November 11th, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) of the Quebec Region celebrated the 21st anniversary of the Steel Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction, at one of the most historic venues in Canada, the...

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Medallion Capital Group breaks ground on 260 High Park

    TORONTO – NOVEMBER 13, 2019 – Medallion Capital Group has broken ground at 260 High Park Church Lofts and Residences, what is the re-envisioned Alhambra Church, on the southwest corner of Annette St. and High Park Ave. in...

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Community collaboration aids new-home industry to provide housing to fill demand as Ottawa’s population grows

    According to a report released this past summer by Ottawa's Ministry of Finance, the city's population over the next 28 years is estimated to grow by 40. 2 per cent – from 1.01 million in 2018 to 1.41 million in 2046. To...

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Midrise buildings a solution to Toronto’s ‘missing middle’

    There has been a lot of discussion recently about the “missing middle” in our cities, particularly in Toronto. This expression seems to alternately describe the lack of affordable housing for middle-class families or the lack...

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Canadian housing starts trend lower in October

    The trend in housing starts was 218,598 units in October 2019, compared to 223,276 units in September 2019, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This trend measure is a six-month moving average of the...

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Call for presentations for 2020 national LCIC conference

Submit your proposal by December 11, 2019 The Lean Construction Institute of Canada (LCIC) is inviting knowledgeable speakers to share expertise, experience and knowledge on Lean principles at the fifth annual LCIC national conference being held...

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Statistics Canada – Building permits decrease 6.5% to $8.3 billion in September

    Statistics Canada reports that the total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities decreased 6.5% to $8.3 billion in September, largely due to declines in the residential sector. Gains were reported in four...

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City of Regina seeking more public consultation on railyard site neighbourhood plan

    The City of Regina is seeking more public input on a proposed neighbourhood plan for the revitalization of the railyard site at an open house Wednesday. “I think it’s important that we get it right and we don’t assume...

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MGM Cotai named world’s best new skyscraper

    Macau, China's MGM Cotai has won information specialist Emporis' annual Skyscraper Award. The unusual US$3.4 billion building rises to a height of 495 ft (150 m) and contains a casino and hotel. MGM Cotai was designed by...

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