The B.C. government has pledged to lower the 7 per cent provincial sales tax (PST) on electricity to 3.5 per cent as of this October, and phase it out completely by April 2019.
B.C.’s provincial budget 2017 includes billions in infrastructure spending. The announcement demonstrates that the province’s commitment to balanced budgets and fiscal responsibility is paying dividends for
Completion of Vancouver’s first modular housing development at 220 Terminal Avenue was celebrated in late February. The innovative project helps to address the affordable housing
Construction is well underway on the new state-of-the-art $55.2-million Salish Secondary school in the Clayton North area of Surrey. Building the new school began in the
The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) has appointed Rieghardt van Enter as its new regional director for British Columbia.
The Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC) new Vancouver office is the first commercial project to earn LEED v4 Platinum certification in the country. Achieving LEED
Toronto figures into a North American fact-finding mission on infrastructure development, delivery and risk management.
Building and design professionals from B.C. and across the continent will converge in Vancouver for what is expected to be the largest conference on wood
The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia (ICBA) has named Chris Gardner as its new president. Gardner replaces Gord Stewart, who was appointed
CSA Group has released a new version of CSA Z317.13 Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance in Healthcare Facilities.
Revit specialists and estimators have a commanding position in the labour market as the design professions actively embrace building information modelling (BIM) and the construction bid process grows more complex.
With demand for electricity in downtown Vancouver expected to grow by more than 75 per cent in the next 30 years, BC Hydro is proposing
The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) has announced that Rory Kulmala will succeed Greg Baynton as the chief executive officer effective February 27, 2017. Baynton
Two Canadian facilities are 2017 winners of ASHRAE Technology Awards for innovative building design that enables sustainable and energy-efficient operations.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) says LEED registered projects in Canada now total more than one billion square feet.
A new seventh lane on the Alex Fraser Bridge will act as counterflow during rush hour to ease congestion on the busy connector between Delta
CMW Insurance Services Ltd. and Capri Insurance Services will join forces, announcing a merger effective January 1, 2017. The new company will be one of