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2014 National Urban Design Awards handed to projects in 12 cities

Cities across Canada are seeing “renewed creativity and sensitive attention being paid to the public realm,” says the jury of the 2014 National Urban Design Awards.
Apr 17, 2014 11:09AM


Canada's housing market transitioning to slower growth: Scotiabank

Canada's long housing cycle is turning. Residential investment stalled last year, as affordability constraints tempered home sales, and builders scaled back the number of new developments, and the sector will remain on a more subdued trajectory...
Apr 16, 2014 2:58PM


Free LEED registration being given to rebuilding projects in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is working with regional partners to lend support to the rebuilding efforts underway following the Lac-Mégantic train derailment and the 2013 Calgary floods. The CaGBC will provide free LEED...
Apr 15, 2014 1:30PM


PPP Canada launches Round Six of the P3 Canada Fund

PPP Canada announced today that it is accepting applications under Round Six of the renewed P3 Canada Fund through its new website. The Fund is a merit-based program that supports public-private partnerships (P3s) that develop public...
Apr 14, 2014 10:24AM


TV show helps kids build their own playground

TVO has moved forward on second season of Giver, a live-action TV series that allows children across the province to get involved and contribute to the places they live, reclaiming and enhancing local playground spaces in parks all across...
Apr 13, 2014 11:24AM


Shortlisted companies invited to bid on Milton District Hospital expansion

Infrastructure Ontario and Halton Healthcare Services have released a request for proposals to the three teams shortlisted to design, build, finance and maintain the Milton District Hospital expansion project.
Apr 12, 2014 2:21PM


Jury selected, public voting opened for Toronto waterfront design competition

ULI Toronto, a District Council of the Washington D.C.-based Urban Land Institute (ULI), has selected a panel of highly respected urban professionals to judge at their inaugural Urban Ideas Competition Awards Ceremony.  In recent weeks,...
Apr 11, 2014 4:31PM


First quarter of 2014 sees strong growth for LEED registrations and certifications in Canada

The new year has started off strong for Canadian LEED projects with 140 new certifications as of March 31, 2014. This brings the total number of LEED certified projects in Canada to 1,631. In addition, 109 projects registered to pursue...
Apr 10, 2014 9:21AM


Canadian cement industry continuously decreasing energy use and emissions

“The Canadian cement industry is on a steady path of continuous improvement,” notes Adam Auer, Director of Sustainability and Stakeholder Relations at the Cement Association of Canada (CAC) and the CIPEC Cement Sector Task Force...
Apr 9, 2014 9:18AM


Waterloo appoints new O'Donovan Director of the School of Architecture

Pearl Sullivan, dean of engineering at the University of Waterloo, is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Ila Berman to the position of O’Donovan Director of the University of Waterloo School of Architecture.
Apr 8, 2014 4:11PM


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