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May 20, 2013
Colleges in western Canada offer a great many courses where students can learn enough about the construction industry to enable them to go out and get a good job.
April 22, 2013
The deeper one delves into the related concepts of resilience and sustainability of buildings and cities, the more apparent contradictions one finds.
April 10, 2013
City of Edmonton councillors have approved a plan to designate a fire-damaged building as a historic resource, which will facilitate the construction of a new $250 million downtown office tower.
April 3, 2013
The Canadian government has committed to promote and reduce red tape for Canadian Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) in this year's federal budget.
March 27, 2013
A construction site in Vancouver B.C. doesn't appear to be the source of debris that smashed an apartment window in the city's west end on March 20.
March 18, 2013
A welder was recently killed by a workplace explosion at an industrial park in Grande Prairie, Alberta, which is the second fatality due to an explosion in the province over the last few weeks.
March 13, 2013
Northbank is the new residential development in New Westminster, B.C. The project will include a 21-storey tower, two-storey townhouses at grade and commercial retail space.
March 11, 2013
Construction firms accounted for the largest share of penalties handed out by WorkSafeBC in 2012 for workplace safety violations.
February 27, 2013
Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) officers in Alberta are investigating the cause of a gas explosion that killed one worker and critically injured two others at a residential construction site in Fort Saskatchewan.
February 25, 2013
A warehouse in Vancouver, B.C.'s Yaletown has been vacant for decades, but it's coming back to life thanks in part to a cast-in-place concrete addition to the original heavy timber structure.
December 5, 2009
Vancouver can be an odd place. In recent months, the municipality dug up part of city hall’s lawn for a vegetable garden.
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These projects have been selected from 515 projects with a total value of $3,642,725,048 that Reed Construction Data Building Reports reported on Friday.
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|ALEX’S ECONOMICS BLOG|
Reed Construction Data Canada’s Chief Economist Alex Carrick discusses current developments in the North American economic environment with emphasis on the construction industry.
- An Overview of Prices and Sales in the Diverging U.S. and Canadian Housing Markets (April 25, 2013)
- Canada’s Precarious Dependence on the Commodity Price Super-Cycle (April 22, 2013)
- Twenty major upcoming residential and transportation terminal construction projects - April 2013 (April 15, 2013)