Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: construction

B.C. announces changes to its building code

The Government of British Columbia has announced updates to the B.C. Building and Plumbing Code (B.C. Building Code), aimed at supporting innovative construction methods...

New schools to be built in Alberta

As part of its Budget 2019 capital plan, 15 new schools, including brand new high schools in Calgary, Edmonton, Leduc, Blackfalds, and Langdon, are...

Nearly $260 million in Saskatchewan fall tender plan

The Government of Saskatchewan will tender $259.8 million of highway construction work as part of the fall tender plan. “Construction crews have completed dozens of...

Mass Timber 2.0

The adoption of mass timber has been slow in Canada. There is a lack of knowledge of the material among project owners, zoning and...

Quebec announces record funding for school construction, expansion

The Government of Québec government has approved 128 school construction and expansion projects in the province, representing the largest education infrastructure investment in the...

Construction begins on new Paradise intermediate school

Construction has started on a new intermediate school in Paradise, Newfoundland. Anticipated to be completed by September 2021, the new school will be approximately...

Retaining employees in the skilled trades

The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) released the results of a construction skilled trades survey conducted in the Greater Toronto Area during a...

Prompt payment legislation introduced in Nova Scotia

Proposed amendments to the Builders’ Lien Act in Nova Scotia will establish prompt payment rules so that contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in the construction...

Report released on highway construction camera pilot project

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has released the results of a pilot project that examined the effectiveness of camera technologies in construction zones....

Commentary: The what-ifs of SNC-Lavalin

For weeks now, ReNew Canada has avoided reporting on the news surrounding SNC-Lavalin (SNC) and the federal government. And for good reason. Much of...
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