• Vancouver modular

    Vancouver approves more modular housing

    The City of Vancouver has approved new temporary modular homes at 610 and 620 Cambie Street (formerly 688 Cambie Street).
  • Vancouver modular

    Scotiabank to anchor new Bay Adelaide tower

    The 32-storey, 820,000-square-foot building will be the third and final piece of the office complex Brookfield Property Partners brought to the downtown Toronto market in 2009.
  • Health sciences centre

    Construction starts on Health Sciences Centre

    Construction is underway for Okanagan College’s new Health Sciences Centre. The state-of-the-art, $18.9-million facility is expected to complete in 2020.
  • labour agreement

    NDP launches new agreement for public projects

    The NDP government has introduced a new labour agreement for major public-sector infrastructure projects to be administered by a new crown corporation.
  • residential development land

    B.C. residential development land takes tax hit

    The British Columbia government expects to collect about $520 million in new annual revenue through additional residential property taxes and property transfer taxes.
  • new trade partners

    New trade partners move up Canada’s wish list

    CETA isn't expected to suddenly propel a wave of Canadian firms onto short lists for EU projects, but it does open up opportunities to start building relationships with potential customers.

Hot Topics

  • zero carbon

    Moving to a zero carbon future

    Canada has set ambitious targets for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, which will require the building sector to move to a zero carbon future.
  • bonds

    Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on L&M bonds

    The Supreme Court of Canada released a decision on February 15, 2018 which imposes a new duty to inform claimants of the existence of a L&M bond.
  • productivity

    Construction retirements drive recruitment need

    Canada’s construction industry must remain focused on recruitment and retention as more than one quarter of a million workers are expected to retire.

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  • Order of Canada

    KingSett’s Jon Love named to Order of Canada

    Governor General Julie Payette announced the honour just prior to Canada Day, with accompanying acknowledgement of Jon Love's business leadership and philanthropy.
  • Canada-U.S. trade war

    Real estate vulnerable to Canada-U.S. trade war

    High-rise development is expected to be the hardest hit real estate activity, but fallout across a wider range of consumer goods has potential negative implications for commercial warehouse and distribution facilities.
  • high-rise housing starts

    Will ‘ultra-high-rises’ cost more to maintain?

    The new crop of 'ultra-high-rise' condos rising in Toronto will be more complicated and consequently more costly to maintain, one engineer is warning.