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LEED growth in Canada continues in second quarter of 2014

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced that the number of LEED registrations and certifications in Canada continued to grow during the second quarter of 2014, with 124 registrations and 109 certifications between April 1 and June...
Jul 22, 2014

Soon To Be Gone

Heritage Canada The National Trust has released its Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses Lists drawing attention to historic places in Canada either threatened or already lost as part of its mission to raise awareness of the value that...
Jul 17, 2014

WEB EXCLUSIVE: A Clash of Cultures: Applying Modern Planning Systems in the Middle East

Planning systems throughout the world are rooted in the modern, western-oriented worldview and the rationale of liberal nationalism. In this view, society consists of relatively equal and free individuals, operating in a fairly free market,...
Jul 12, 2014

Global life sciences industry facing 'right sizing' trend

The Life Sciences industry currently represents approximately seven per cent of Canada’s GDP and employs a total of 400,000 people nationally. According to JLL, the industry will soon face ‘right-sizing’ trends, and thus...
Jul 10, 2014

WEB EXCLUSIVE: A Crash Course in Convention Networking

Industry-specific conferences and conventions are a hallmark in business networking. As an attendee or a sponsored vendor, you will be inundated with a who’s who in your field—from the headlining heavyweights delivering keynotes and...
Jun 28, 2014

A quartet of Canadian cities prepare for expanding office markets

Canada’s commercial real estate boom has led to an increasing number of office deliveries in Canada’s quartet cities, which include Toronto, Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver. According to JLL’s annual research Look...
Jun 27, 2014

Taxing motor gas and diesel fuel in the GTHA a "second best option": RCCAO

A new study released today by the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario suggests that fuel taxes to pay for transportation infrastructure are a "second best" option when compared to road and parking pricing.
Jun 20, 2014

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Final Certificate of Payment - final no more

Paying invoices late is common—so much so that paying 'on time' is a mark of an exceptional business relationship. Of course, that flies in the face of almost all construction contracts, because they normally require prompt payment and...
Jun 9, 2014

Canadian cities face increased competition for retail expansion dollars

Once the darlings of the retail world, Canadian cities now have to compete more aggressively for retailer expansion dollars. With global markets largely recovered from the recession, retailers now have an increased number of expansion...
Jun 2, 2014

15th annual CANstruction aims to "fill the hunger gap"

Visitors to Toronto’s financial district may be wondering why there’s an elephant made out of black beans around the corner from a children’s slide made out of tuna cans in the lobby of the TD Towers. They’re just two of...
May 29, 2014

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