Monday, February 18, 2019

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Okanagan College achieves second LEED Platinum award

As reported in the Vernon Morning Star, Okanagan College now has two of the 14 Leadership in Energy and Environment Design, LEED, Platinum-certified buildings in all of Canada’s post-secondary sector. The College learned this week that its new...

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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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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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University of Lethbridge’s new Destination sciences building set to open in September

As reported on LethbridgeNewsNow.com, about 100 construction workers are now putting the finishing touches on the 413,334 square foot Destination Building Project at the University of Lethbridge. On Wednesday, Feb. 13, Environment Minister...

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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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Urban Design Panel sets special review for curvy 54-storey Vancouver tower

As reported in The Georgia Straight, local and international architects have been invited to take part in a special review for a proposed Vancouver high-rise. The Urban Design Panel has set a meeting on Tuesday (February 20) to evaluate the...

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Seven Ontario Construction Associations Revive LINK2BUILD Ontario With bids&tenders

WATERLOO, Ontario, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ -- eSolutionsGroup, a Waterloo-based company, has announced the development of a completely new web-based application that will use the existing LINK2BUILD Ontario brand. The application is being...

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