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Gord Stewart ICBA

Entry calls for ICBA’s Gord Stewart Award

The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) and WorkSafeBC are pleased to announce the 2018 Gord Stewart Construction Workplace Health and Safety Innovation Award is now open for entries.

CBRE Canada names Werner Dietl CEO

Werner Dietl will succeed Mark Renzoni, as president and CEO of CBRE Canada effective Jan. 1, 2019. Renzoni, will step down at the end of the year after 30 years with the commercial real estate company.
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Lions Gate Hospital expansion approved

A new acute care facility for Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver has been approved by the B.C. government. The building will be a six-storey tower.
REMI Network

REMI Network earns three 2018 COPA nominations

After winning gold in 2017, the REMI Network is again a Canadian Online Publishing Award finalist for Best Trade Media Website.
Real estate docs

Partners REIT sells nine Western Canada properties

Partners Real Estate Investment Trust (Partners REIT) announced today that it has agreed to sell nine of its 10 properties in Western Canada.
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EllisDon selected for Kamloops Patient Care Tower

EllisDon Infrastructure has been selected as the preferred proponent for the new Patient Care Tower at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops.
Wood Works

Wood WORKS! BC recognizes wood leadership

Wood WORKS! BC recognized leadership in structural and architectural wood use by local governments at the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) convention.

New CEO search for Industry Training Authority

The Industry Training Authority (ITA) announced that Gary Herman, chief executive officer (CEO) has left the organization effective September 12, 2018.
Royal Roads University

Royal Roads University opens innovative facility

Royal Roads University has officially opened the new Sherman Jen Building which included major renovations and upgrades to a century-old building.
Trans Mountain pipeline

VRCA urges Trans Mountain project forward

The Vancouver Regional Construction Association is appealing to all parties involved in the Trans Mountain project to come together to move it forward.
seismic resistance

Californians urge scrutiny of seismic resistance

Legislation to mandate a statewide inventory of buildings deemed to be potentially vulnerable in a major earthquake awaits the Governor of California's signature to become law.
rapid transit

Rapid transit funding confirmed for Vancouver

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and B.C. Premier John Horgan, have confirmed more than $3 billion in federal and provincial funding for rapid transit.
ESG performance

ESG performance earns Triovest global standing

Triovest achieved the best GRESB score, 88 out of 100 possible points, in its peer group of non-listed, diversified office/industrial portfolios.
north shore treatment plant

Ground broken for North Shore treatment plant

Ground has been broken on the North Shore Waste Water Treatment Plant (NSWTP), a new facility that will replace the existing Lions Gate plant.
stantec Jang

Theresa Jang joins Stantec as CFO

Theresa Jang will join Stantec on September 10, 2018 as executive vice president and take over the CFO role effective January 1, 2019.
Canada's big three cities

Canada’s big three cities affirm net zero goal

The mayors of Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver are among leaders of 19 major world cities aspiring for net zero carbon emissions across their urban building portfolios by 2050.
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Love helps bureaucrats embrace conservation

New guidance on the design, implementation and evaluation of energy efficiency policies and programs is an an effort to better inform current and future policy makers.