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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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In wake of 2016 wildfire, Fort McMurray condo board struggles to find insurance

    As reported on CBC News, after the 2016 Horse River wildfire that burned down more than 2,400 structures in Fort McMurray, residents of the 40-unit Winchester Greens condominium building considered themselves among the lucky...

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The basic home wiring that most people ignore

    As blogged on, improper wiring in a house raises the risk of fire and electrocution. However, with a little planning, the risks can be successfully avoided. Also, placing the switches and sockets at the correct...

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Calgary high school students work on all aspects of building a new home

    As reported in the Calgary Herald, few high school students can say they helped construct someone’s home. The pride from that unique experience was on display during the unveiling of the latest home built through a long-term...

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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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Brampton to build new multi-family residential building

    As reported on, on Monday, a private ceremony took place in Brampton, where Timbercreek announced that construction of their new multi-family residential building at 205 Queen St. E. will begin on October...

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Bed bugs empty federal building in Gatineau for the week

    As reported on CTV News, anxiety is still riding high for federal employees at a government building in Gatineau, shut down because of bed bugs. Employees at the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) building at 70...

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New report outlines economic benefits for communities that adopt the International Plumbing Code

    Washington, D.C. – Today the International Code Council released “The Economic Impact of the International Plumbing Code,” a study by Hatch and Henderson Engineers that provides a comparative analysis of model plumbing...

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