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Award-winning new law school opens in Kamloops

The first new law school in Canada in 30 years has officially opened at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, B.C. The design by Diamond Schmitt Architects in association with Stantec Architecture received the 2014 Honour Award for Excellence...
Jul 29, 2014


Construction of PanAm Games venues under budget

The organizing committee of Toronto's 2015 PanAm and ParaPan games reported last week that construction is "hitting the home stretch." The TO2015 committee says that so far 53% of the total original capital budget of $730 million has been spent...
Jul 22, 2014


Construction of Stranderd-Armstrong Bridge was complicated

A new bridge across the Rideau River in the south end of Ottawa was being hailed as a landmark at its opening on Saturday, July 12.
Jul 15, 2014


Strictest environmental conditions imposed on Keeyask

The government of Manitoba has issued a licence to proceed immediately with the construction of the massive Keeyask dam and generating project in the northern part of the province.
Jul 8, 2014


Plans for redevelopment of Edmonton's City Centre Airport Lands move ahead

Perkins + Will of Vancouver have been selected from three international finalists to develop a master plan for the City Centre Airport lands in Edmonton. The redevelopment is one of Edmonton's largest land transformations in decades.
Jul 3, 2014


Calgary West LRT wins top award

The Calgary West LRT Line has won the 2014 National Award for an Engineering Project or Achievement from Engineers Canada. Dave Weatherby, P.Eng. accepted the award on behalf of SNC-Lavalin Constructors (Pacific) Ltd. at a ceremony in Saint...
Jun 24, 2014


Victoria Harbour sewage treatment plant stopped in its tracks

Plans that have been in the works for over eight years to build a sewage treatment plant near Victoria, B.C. have ground to a sudden halt.
Jun 17, 2014


Speaker at GaGBC conference delivers green building inspiration

Keynote speaker on June 4 at the Canada Green Building Conference in Toronto was Matt Noblett of Behnisch Architekten. The German design firm is based in Stuttgart and had its beginnings in the Post World War II era. Its founder helped design...
Jun 10, 2014


Six-lane tunnel at Calgary International Airport opens

A large 620-metre long tunnel under a new runway at Calgary International Airport officially opened to traffic at 5 a.m. on May 25.
Jun 3, 2014


Clean-Up at Lac-Megantic

During the night of July 6, 2013, a freight train carrying Bakken crude oil derailed in the heart of downtown Lac-Mégantic in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, resulting in a spill of approximately 6 million litres.
Jun 1, 2014


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