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Saskatoon disabled man thrilled by Warman construction company's generosity

Last week, Canadian Basement Replacement workers poured a wide sidewalk and a concrete pad designed to accommodate a wheelchair lift outside Lienlaf’s home.

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Your chance to win a one year subscription to the 2015 editions of Codes Canada publications

To mark the launch of 2015 editions of Codes Canada publications, the National Research Council is giving away a downloadable publication and a one-year online subscription to each of its new 2015 Codes.

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Weekly Top 10 – September 26

Thousands of Canadian building design and repair professionals visit the Construction Links Media websites on a weekly basis to read the latest news and search for products and services to help them with their projects. Below are the 10 most popular articles read by our website visitors over the past week as reported by our activity stats.

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A look at how the construction industry is going digital

In an industry where practices have barely changed for decades, the building site of the future promises comprehensive online modeling, drones as surveyors and virtual-reality images of everything from building sites to commercial real estate.

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GRP Training Starts Next Week in Toronto

With nearly 600,000 square feet of projects installed in the GTA in 2015 alone, there's never been a better time to enhance your green roof design, installation and maintenance knowledge and prepare for accreditation as a Green Roof Professional (GRP).

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Justin Trudeau accused of 'bulldozing Aboriginal rights' with Site C dam project

The federal NDP is questioning Justin Trudeau's commitment to having a 'nation-to-nation' relationship with Indigenous people, claiming the Liberal party continues to dodge questions about the construction of the Site C dam near Fort St John.

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Edmonton's Walterdale Bridge to be delayed into 2017

In an update going to city council next week, city staff admit the bridge — which was originally supposed to open in fall 2015 — has been delayed into next year.

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The Buildings Show is changing how the industry works

The Buildings Show (TBS), the largest networking and educational event for design, construction and real estate industries returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from Nov. 30 - Dec 2, 2016.

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5 best practices of top-performing facility owners to keep projects on schedule and on budget

There are specific practices and tactics used by owner organizations that correlate to the best  and lowest  performing groups. All of these practices have been found to have direct impact on project success. 

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Tall Wood Building Demonstration Project Reaches New Heights in Canada

Three years after launching a request for an Expression of Interest, through funding received from Natural Resources Canada, for Canadian design teams willing to undertake an innovative approach to designing and building high-rise wood demonstration projects, the Canadian Wood Council (CWC) was proudly in attendance at the ‘topping out’ celebration of the University of British Columbia’s Brock Commons Phase 1 tall wood student residence.

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Feedback on news item: Soaring Costs and Climate Change Call for New Approach to Funding Stormwater Management

I read the following article on your site: http://www.constructionlinks.ca/cgi-bin/story.cgi?id=303891. It has some significant factual errors, including in the following:

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Will solar roadways replace our pavement in the future?

It’s been called the Mother Road and the Main Street of America, but soon, Route 66 will become the testing ground for an experiment that developers hope may change our roadways. After some delays, Solar Roadways' hexagonal glass panels will be laid over a sidewalk near a rest stop in Conway, Missouri, once a waystation for motorists on the famous highway that helped bring Americans west.

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High School in Calgary wins CaGBC’s Greenest School in Canada 2016

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Canada Coalition for Green Schools announced today that the Career and Technology Centre (CTC) at Lord Shaughnessy High School in Calgary, Alberta, is the winner of the annual CaGBC Greenest School in Canada competition. 

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Weekly Top 10 – September 19

Thousands of Canadian building design and repair professionals visit the Construction Links Media websites on a weekly basis to read the latest news and search for products and services to help them with their projects. Below are the 10 most popular articles read by our website visitors over the past week as reported by our activity stats.

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Drywall price spike may impact Fort McMurray rebuild, contractors say

Contractors warn Alberta is about to see a spike in home construction costs that could make it more expensive for Fort McMurray residents to rebuild their homes.

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Contractors see grief from drywall cost hike

A government-imposed 50 per cent jump in the cost of drywall in Western Canada could wreak havoc with local construction projects and may even force some local drywall contractors out of business, one industry official said Wednesday.

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