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Ontario celebrates reopening of Women’s College Hospital

June 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Premier Kathleen Wynne helped mark the official reopening of Women’s College Hospital in downtown Toronto on June 10. Ontario has invested nearly $1 billion in the new hospital, which replaces existing, outdated buildings and consolidates most services in a single

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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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Revera to invest $75M in new Regina retirement community

May 10, 2016 On-Site Magazine

REGINA – Revera, owner, operator and investor in the senior living sector is breaking ground today on Green Falls Landing, the company’s newest retirement community in Regina, Sask., scheduled to open in 2018. This $75-million project is currently the single largest private investment

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Construction is complete on Mississauga Gateway Centre

May 10, 2016 On-Site Magazine

 TORONTO – Construction is complete on Mississauga Gateway Centre in the greater Toronto area. The new Class A office complex, which is seeking LEED Gold Certification, offers retail and corporate leasing opportunities in a contemporary design. The project is located

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Walsh Canada reaches commercial and financial close on new Etobicoke General Hospital expansion

May 9, 2016 On-Site

Vaughan, ON – Walsh Canada has achieved commercial and financial close on the Etobicoke General Hospital Phase 1 Patient Tower project agreement with William Osler Health System and Infrastructure Ontario. Commercial and financial close signal the fulfillment of the contractual requirements prior to

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Edmonton scores with LEED silver arena

April 26, 2016 Ross Monsour

The Rogers Place Arena in Edmonton is a testament to the long-term durability of concrete, and the advantages that this material brings to mega structures. The arena will be unique in the sporting industry as the first NHL facility designed

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Canadian LEED buildings have reduced over 1 million tonnes of CO2e in GHG emissions since 2005

April 21, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Ottawa – Green building in Canada has reached a significant milestone, as the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced April 21st. Canadian LEED certified projects have now led to a cumulative reduction of over one million tonnes of CO2e in greenhouse

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Request for Qualifications issued for new Toronto courthouse project

April 19, 2016 On-Site Magazine

TORONTO — Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of the Attorney General have issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for a consortium to design, build, finance and maintain a new Toronto courthouse. Located steps from St. Patrick subway station, directly north of the

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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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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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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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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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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

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Cat Financial revenues, profits down in 2015

February 4, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Cat Financial reported revenues of $2.67 billion for 2015, a decrease of $212 million, or 7 percent, compared with 2014, according a recent company release. Profit after tax was $460 million, a $75 million, or 14 percent, decrease from 2014. The decrease in revenues was

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Final 2015 LEED certification numbers show steady growth in Canadian green building

February 4, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) saw a steady increase in LEED certifications in 2015, a result of green building’s growing impact as one of the most effective solutions to climate change. A total of 527 LEED projects certified between