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News Roundup: Canada invokes treaty to quell pipeline dispute

By Rob Blackstien   

Construction Health & Safety Industrial Infrastructure Law Roads

A quick look at some of the latest happenings in the Canadian construction industry.

The dispute over Enbridge’s Line 5 has been an ongoing issue — so much so that Canada has invoked a 1977 treaty in an attempt to resolve the squabble. Alberta, for one, stands behind this move.

EllisDon’s project to build the Canadian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai is now done. Take a closer look at the finished product, inspired by the vast Canadian landscape, in the video below.




RFQs for the Highway 3 expansion project in Essex, Ontario are complete, with three finalists being selected to move on to the RFP process.

Over on social media, there’s been plenty of construction-related buzz recently. Among the more interesting things we’ve come across…

Clark Builders has cause for celebration as its Edmonton high school project took home some hardware from the Lean Construction Institute.

Meanwhile, the Ottawa Construction Association has again grabbed our attention with its reaction to the WSIB announcement about lower employer premiums.

We’re always happy to shine a spotlight on companies making a difference in their communities, so kudos to Chandos for its recent CSR efforts.

Finally, prompt payment will soon be law in Saskatchewan, and the provincial construction association is pretty stoked about this development.


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