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Assessing the current green building juncture

On October 1, Sustainable Buildings Canada (SBC) hosted its Green Building Festival in Toronto, ON at Daniels Spectrum. The theme this year was Building Resilient Communities with a focus on creating a greener building society.
Oct 6, 2015 10:28AM

Trade contractors coalition encouraged by industry support for prompt payment

The National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada (NTCCC) reports that it is encouraged by the outcome of a September 29, 2015, Canadian Construction Association (CCA) National Summit in Toronto, ON, on the issue of cash flow within...
Oct 5, 2015 9:31AM

Noble's fall kick-off event hits the mark

On October 1, the 2015 Noble Red Hot heating show drew contractors from across the GTA to Vaughan, ON for a lively, shoulder-to-shoulder evening with nearly 850 guests in total. The show featured over 45 exhibitors and offered five interactive...
Oct 2, 2015 5:04PM

The Annual Construct Canada show is right around the corner

The 27th Annual Construct Canada will be held on December 2 to 4, 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. It is being held simultaneously with the PM Expo, HomeBuilder and Renovator Expo and the World of Concrete Pavilion in the South...
Sep 30, 2015 2:07PM

Teaming up to reduce water usage on campus

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) is challenging Canadian college and university students to develop a viable plan to reduce water-use on campus.
Sep 28, 2015 2:10PM

Owner of Keith Plumbing and Heating makes record breaking donation

Paul Myers, owner of Keith Plumbing and Heating Co. Ltd. in North Vancouver recently created a media flurry when he donated $25 million to Lions Gate Hospital Foundation in Vancouver, BC. Myers’ gift, which is the largest single donation...
Sep 24, 2015 12:34PM

Net Zero home showcases technologies at the community-level

Over 400 members of the public showed up at Reid’s Heritage Homes’ grand opening for its newly constructed Net Zero Energy Home in Guelph, ON, on September 19. The Net Zero Discovery Home is the first to be completed as part of a...
Sep 23, 2015 11:15AM

BC contractors now required to sponsor apprentices

To support the growth of the BC apprenticeship system, the BC government now requires contactors and subcontractors to engage in apprenticeship training on new, major infrastructure projects.
Sep 22, 2015 2:15PM

Skilled Trades College introduces plumbing program

Vaughan’s Skilled Trades College (STC) is launching its first formalized plumbing apprenticeship-training program. This course will follow the same hands-on and in-class format as STC’s electrical training apprenticeship. This is...
Sep 21, 2015 1:53PM

Quebec engineering association changes name, CEO

The Association of Consulting Engineers of Quebec/Association des ingénieurs-conseil du Québec (AICQ) has changed its name and has appointed a new president and chief executive officer. The association has adopted the name of...
Sep 18, 2015 1:45PM

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