A group of local governments in the Lower Mainland of B.C., including the City of Vancouver, has approved a motion, "Benchmarking Tools for Building Energy Use." The resolution supports requiring large building owners to report their...
Jul 22, 2014 12:01PM
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 11:59AM
The Association of Consulting Engineers of Quebec/l'Association des ingénieurs-conseil du Québec (AICQ) has sent a memorandum to the Charbonneau Commission of Inquiry. The Commission is looking into corruption in the construction...
Jul 22, 2014 11:49AM
A $156-million consolidated Canadian Forces Station has officially opened in Pleasantville, St. John's, Newfoundland.
Jul 22, 2014 11:46AM
Quote: "Quebec is the fourth-largest producer of hydroelectric power in the world and its electricity rates are among the lowest in North America. Its residential rates are 45 per cent lower than ours [in Ontario] and its industrial rates are...
Jul 22, 2014 11:44AM
While LEDs have become the byword for lighting buildings energy efficiently, a Mexican company is now developing a product that not only lights up a building interior, but also transmits data at vastly increased rates.
Jul 22, 2014 11:43AM
Ontario's re-elected government re-announced its 2014 Budget on July 14. This time, with a majority in the legislature the Liberals should not have any trouble having the budget passed.
Jul 15, 2014 1:26PM
The Fraser Institute of Vancouver has written an analysis and issued a scathing response to the Supreme Court ruling at the end of June. That ruling gave a group of B.C. First Nations title to 1,700 square kilometres of land.
Jul 15, 2014 1:24PM
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 1:18PM
A "BioSkin" that is said to reduce the surface temperature of a building by 12 degrees C and the micro-climate by about 2 degrees C has won the Tall Building Innovation Award from the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) this...
Jul 15, 2014 1:09PM