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New Burgoyne Bridge in St. Catharines has unique arch

In St. Catharines, southwest Ontario, the Regional Municipality of Niagara is building a new bridge to connect the downtown with the city's west side.
Dec 16, 2014


C-Train lines covered for Calgary's New Central Library

Work is under way on encapsulating a section of the C-Train light rail line that crosses the site of Calgary's New Central Library. The site is east of City Hall in the emerging East Village, at the intersection of 9th Avenue SE and 3rd Street...
Dec 2, 2014


History Matters

The built environment in Canada tells a story. From the sturdy Baroque-style homes that created mini-fortresses across the country’s early landscape, to Canada’s distinct architectural variations — Château Style,...
Dec 1, 2014


Surgical Suite at Kleysen Institute

The OR/IMRIS surgical suite located in the Kleysen Institute for Advanced Medicine at HSC Winnipeg is the first of its kind in Canada and only one of seven in the world. It is built to house a moveable inter-operative magnetic resonance imaging...
Dec 1, 2014


TRIUMF Advanced Rare IsototopE Laboratory

A recently completed building on the TRIUMF campus near Point Grey in Vancouver houses the Advanced Rare IsotopE Laboratory (ARIEL). TRIUMF is Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics. It has over 350 scientists,...
Dec 1, 2014


Opinion: Specialization - or Not?

Professional Enginees of Ontario (PEO) is considering making regulatory changes to create a Structural Engineering Specialist designation to ensure "… that incidents like the Algo Centre Mall collapse are not repeated."1 PEO defines a...
Dec 1, 2014


Dimming Protocols

Lighting controls are readily used in commercial, industrial and residential buildings to save energy. They are also mandated through their inclusion in government building codes and encouraged through energy standards such as ASHRAE 90.1 and...
Dec 1, 2014


ACEC-Saskatchewan presents awards

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-Saskatchewan (ACEC-SK) has announced the winners of its 2014 Awards of Distinction.
Nov 25, 2014


Theatre and Brock arts school set to transform St. Catharines' downtown

The downtown of St. Catharines in the Niagara Region of southwest Ontario is undergoing a transformation. The topography and architecture of the town of approximately 130,000 people is already unusual. St. Paul's, the main street, curves around...
Nov 18, 2014


Toronto builds taller but sticks to old ways of building

Structural engineers and developers responsible for raising the skyline of Toronto to new heights met on November 5. The Canada Chapter of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) held a breakfast meeting at the Faculty Club on...
Nov 11, 2014


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