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    Funding announced for UBC life sciences facility

    The B.C. provincial government has announced funding of $19.95 million for UBC to upgrade and expand the aging Biolgoical Sciences Complex used by life sciences students.
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    Apart from modest overvaluation — and a cautionary note about overbuilding in Montreal and Toronto — Canada’s housing markets largely align with underlying demographic and
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    VSB awards design-build contract

    The Vancouver School Board has awarded a fixed-price contract to Bouygues Building Canada to design and build the Kitsilano Secondary School Renewal (KSSR) project.

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    Creating a unique student hub

    Most new students arriving on a campus university for the first time can be overwhelmed: the sheer size of the university, the maze of different
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    Energy efficiency in Alberta

    Alberta has adopted the National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB) 2011 edition into its newest building code. The coming into force date for the new
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    Mass timber expertise in B.C.

    When Bill Downing saw cross-laminated timber (CLT) for the first time in Europe in 2008, he was impressed. The large-scale, prefabricated, solid engineered wood panels

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    CIBC will be moving about 15,000 of its Toronto-area employees to its new headquarters at Bay Park Centre in Toronto’s financial district.
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    3D and photo-realistic envisioning tools are nothing new, but they now allow changes to be made on the fly.
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    B.C. approves new $100 million ski resort

    A new $100 million ski resort near Valemount, B.C. offering year-round glacier skiing has been approved for construction. The provincial government has finalized and signed