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OCAD University receives $1M for refurbishment of historic George Reid House

October 10, 2017 OCAD

TORONTO, ON – OCAD University has been awarded $1 million from the Government of Canada through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (through Federal Development Agency for Southern Ontario), toward its $3 million project to refurbish its historic property: the George

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Ledcor donates $250,000 to safety program at University of Alberta

May 22, 2017 On-Site Magazine

EDMONTON – The Ledcor Group of Companies donated $250,000 to the University of Alberta’s new David and Joan Lynch School of Engineering Safety and Risk Management (ESRM). As the first of its kind in Canada, the University’s new program integrates safety and risk

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$11.16M investment in infrastructure at the Université du Québec à Montréal will support research and innovation activities

April 18, 2017 Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

MONTRÉAL – The governments of Canada and Quebec are investing a total of $10.47 million in projects amounting to $11.16 million at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Federal funding will be allocated through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund, which will

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Ryerson Student Learning Centre achieves LEED gold status

November 22, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Ryerson University’s award winning Student Learning Centre (SLC) has achieved LEED Gold status after surpassing the original goal of LEED Silver compliancy. The building encapsulates a number of features that have contributed to LEED Gold status including three green roofs,

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Ledcor graduate scholarships in CEM awarded at University of Alberta

October 4, 2016 Ledcor

The Ledcor Professorship in Construction Engineering and Management was first announced in August, 2008. The $500,000 contribution to the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta established an endowed professorship in the Department of Civil and

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Canada and B.C. invest in skilled trades at Thompson Rivers University

September 21, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Canadians will be better equipped for the well-paying, middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow as a result of a $30-million investment in a new Industrial Training and Technology Centre at Thompson Rivers University. The joint federal-provincial investment was announced by

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Prof develops asphalt compactor that improves longevity and resilience of pavement

June 22, 2016 Nate Hendley

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is wrapping up a research study that began two years ago to test the performance of a cutting-edge asphalt compactor called the Asphalt Multi-Integrated Roller (AMIR). AMIR is the brainchild of Abd El Halim,

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Ontario investing $27M for OCAD University expansion

April 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Ontario is investing $27 million to support the expansion and modernization of the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) University campus along McCaul and Duncan streets in downtown Toronto. “The Ontario government is proud to support the Creative City

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SNC-Lavalin awarded contract by University of Alberta for SLOWPOKE research reactor decommissioning

April 6, 2016 On-Site

SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract by the University of Alberta for the decommissioning of its Safe Low-Power Kritical Experiment (SLOWPOKE®) research reactor. SNC-Lavalin will perform and manage the decommissioning work, including waste management. Along with providing the