Friday, March 22, 2019

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Annual student competition promotes skilled trades in Kingston

    As reported in the Kingston Herald, this Friday, the second day of the 2019 Limestone Skills Competition – created to promote the skilled trades and technologies as viable, first-choice career options to students – will take...

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Off the grid office space project in Edmonton

    Edmonton, AB - Mike Holmes, professional contractor and TV host, will join Mayor Don Iveson and Effect Home Builders to tour media and VIP guests through Edmonton’s first workplace completely disconnected from the electrical...

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Architects DCA Blog: Diving In

By Toon Dreessen, Architects DCA Last year we had a unique opportunity and took to chance to dive right in. A local hotel had been having trouble with their pool and had hired an engineering company to do the structural repairs to their pool....

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New program to help 100,000 Canadian families buy their first home

    OTTAWA, March 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Many young Canadians dream of owning their first home. With rising house prices, and not enough homes to meet demand, it is getting harder and harder to make that dream a reality. That is why the...

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Greater Saint John Field House construction forges ahead despite difficult winter

    As reported on CBC News, it's been a difficult winter for construction, but the Greater Saint John Field House is still on schedule to open in September, according to president Bill MacMackin. "It's a beehive of activity in...

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Sault Ste. Marie to try new construction process on $25 million McMeeken replacement

    As reported on SooToday.com, Sault Ste. Marie City Council gave agreement in principle tonight to demolishing the 51-year-old McMeeken Centre and replacing it with a new $25 million twin-pad arena. The city will now spend an...

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Report – New home construction to decline for next two years

    As reported on CBC News, the construction of new homes in Canada will continue to decline for the next two years as the economy slows and higher interest rates weigh on consumers, according to a new report from Altus...

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The CISC applauds the Federal Government’s commitment to stand behind the Canadian middle class with Federal Prompt Payment Legislation

MARKHAM, Ontario, March 20, 2019—In yesterday’s federal budget announcement, Finance Minister Bill Morneau has further solidified the Canadian government’s commitment to the implementation of federal prompt payment legislation and adjudicative...

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Solar rooftop tile company aims to challenge Tesla

    As reported in The Mercury News, Elon Musk recently declared 2019 as the “year of the solar roof.” The Tesla Inc. chief executive officer may be right — but not in the way he’s expecting. While the automaker tries to...

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