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CaGBC announces agreement with Urban Green to deliver Green Professional Building Skills Training across Canada

May 26, 2016 On-Site Magazine

In order to meet growing demand for skilled workers in the green building field, today the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and Urban Green Council (the New York Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council) have announced a strategic partnership

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AECOM, CH2M Hill and HMM win big at Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards

April 22, 2016 On-Site Magazine

TORONTO – Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) hosted the 2016 Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards Gala April 16 at the International Centre. CEO presented awards to 14 engineering firms whose projects contributed to improving Ontario’s social, economic and environmental well-being. The premier award of

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Interior Health and EllisDon finalize contract for Penticton’s patient care tower

April 11, 2016 Partnerships, B.C.

Interior Health and EllisDon Infrastructure finalized the contract for a new patient care tower and parkade at Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) on April 7. Following the selection of EllisDon Infrastructure as Interior Health’s preferred proponent (announced January 20) teams from

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$330M law suit filed over McGill University Health Centre P3 contract

April 1, 2016 On-Site Magazine

McGill Healthcare Infrastructure Group (MHIG), a partnership composed of SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) and Innisfree has filed a $330 million law suit against the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Government of Quebec over the P3 deal to build and operate the hospital’s Glen

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Walsh Canada part of team building Etobicoke hospital expansion

March 29, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Etobicoke Healthcare Partnership is the preferred proponent to design, build, finance and maintain the new Etobicoke General Hospital Phase 1 Patient Tower Project under an AFP model Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and William Osler Health System (Osler) selected Etobicoke Healthcare Partnership

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Why Canada leads in green building

March 18, 2016 Jim Barnes

Since the Canadian Green Building Council began operating in 2002 as an offshoot of the US Green Building Council, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program (LEED) has led Canada to a prominent position internationally in environmental construction. We

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The 3 Rs of aggregate recycling

March 18, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Efforts to launch a certification program for aggregate recycling facilities in Ontario stalled last month when partner associations and producers raised concerns at the 11th hour. Aggregate Recycling Ontario (ARO) has spent the last year and a half implementing a

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Software: Green construction – Mastering the art of keeping track

March 18, 2016 Jacob Stoller

Whether a project is a high-profile green office tower or a cost-efficient single family dwelling, environmental is gradually becoming the norm. While contractors own only a segment of the environmental pie, their ability to deliver on eco-friendly projects is becoming

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New National Energy Code for buildings

March 15, 2016 On-Site Magazine

New buildings in Canada will become more energy efficient with the introduction of some 90 changes to the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings 2015. “As Canada’s go-to research and technology organization, the National Research Council is providing Canadians

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Ground broken on first Eglinton Crosstown LRT station

March 15, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Construction has begun on Keelesdale Station, the first of 25 stations to be built for the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT). The Eglinton Crosstown LRT is the largest public transit project currently under construction in Canada and represents the

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First LEED Gold hospital in Quebec

March 15, 2016 On-Site Magazine

McGill University Health Centre’s Glen site certified by green building council

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UBC builds 18-storey wood construction student residence

March 9, 2016 On-Site Magazine

World’s tallest wood structure ever built

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$3.34M contract has been awarded to Green Roads Recycling of Fernie, B.C.

March 3, 2016 On-Site Magazine

A $3.34-million contract has been awarded to Green Roads Recycling of Fernie, B.C. to resurface two sections of highway east of Chase. This work will use innovative made-in-B.C. hot-in-place paving technology that produces 50 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions

The old Groves Memorial Community Hospital is on its way to be replaced with a new facility
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Teams pre-qualified for Groves Memorial Community Hospital project

February 29, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Bondfield, EllisDon, PCL leading the teams

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World of Concrete hits 7 year high

February 17, 2016 On-Site Magazine

World of Concrete 2016, which took place in Las Vegas from February 1 to 5, exceeded expectations across the board. This signature event for the concrete industry drew 60,110 registered professionals, up from 55,779 in 2015, and featured more than

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Green Buildings drive economic growth in Canada, study shows

February 12, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Green building sector employed 300,000, generated $23.45B in GDP in 2014

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Time to act: 2016 Infrastructure Report Card

February 9, 2016 Michael Atkinson

Decline in municipal infrastructure threatens our quality of life

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Concrete fix to save Region of Waterloo $365,000

February 9, 2016 Ross Monsour

There is a constant battle in the roadbuilding industry to keep up with growth in traffic volumes. A greater variety of material options, and new techniques are saving municipalities time and money. The concrete industry has long been promoting concrete

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New National Arts Centre breaks ground

February 9, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The National Arts Centre in Ottawa today marked the start of its architectural rejuvenation with a groundbreaking ceremony. The $110-million project is one of the largest capital investments by the Government of Canada to celebrate the country’s 150th anniversary. The

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Ontario raises $750M in Green Bonds for infrastructure

February 6, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Eight Ontario infrastructure projects will receive additional funding as a result of the province insuing its second Green Bond worth $750 million in capital. The eight infrastructure projects include improving transit, education, health care and creating jobs in communities across