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Saskatoon Councillor wants contractor to pay for boil water advisory costs

Yesterday, a private contractor working for SaskPower punctured a 106 cm (42 inch) primary water main on Fedoruk Drive near the Willowgrove and Evergreen neighbourhoods. As a result, an estimated 30,000 people are now under a precautionary boil water advisory.

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Hurry, CitiesAlive Early Bird ends Thursday, June 30th!

Sharpen your green infrastructure expertise and learn from the best in the industry at CitiesAlive, the exclusive conference for the green roof and wall industry in North America. Join green roof and wall professionals, suppliers and industry experts as they present advancements in research, design and policy making.

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Harcourt Community Centre closer to reality after public consultation

Hosted by Dysart et al Reeve Murray Fearrey, community centre building committee member and Deputy-reeve Andrea Roberts and Harcourt area Councillor Tammy Donaldson, the public meeting included the building’s architect Debbie Batchelor of Huntsville-based Duncan Ross Architect, area residents and representatives from the the Harcourt Hall Board and the Harcourt Ladies Committee, and the Algonquin Gateway Business Association.

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Businesses taking legal action over construction of Halifax megaproject

Construction woes are commonplace in any city, but some small businesses in downtown Halifax have reached a breaking point with a megaproject being built on their doorstep. Several businesses are threatening legal action to recoup losses they claim are the result of the “prolonged construction” of the Nova Centre, Wagners Law Firm said Monday.

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A look at 14 giant infrastructure projects that are reshaping the world

The world is full of inconceivably huge projects, happening right under our noses. Read on to take a look at these mega-projects and engineering feats.

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Red tape at Winnipeg City Hall creates ‘perfect storm’ for construction industry

The president of the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association is imploring elected officials in Winnipeg to change what he calls an “appalling” process of awarding construction work.

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County in Nova Scotia back to burying construction waste

The design life of the burial site is 12 to 15 years, but with five years of material deposited already from the stockpile, Victoria County has another eight to 10 years before it has to dig another site.

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Weekly Top 10 – June 27

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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Asian-themed New Horizon Mall breaks ground near Calgary

Developers broke ground Thursday on a $200-million project near Balzac — a unique Asian-themed mall that, when complete, is expected to be home to more than 500 new businesses.

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Construction of new Virginia Park Elementary moving forward in St. John's

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador said this week that construction of the new Virginia Park Elementary school in St. John's is moving forward.

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Construction starts on $10-million distribution facility at Edmonton International Airport

Construction started Wednesday on an Edmonton International Airport distribution warehouse that marks the latest step in the area’s growth as a regional economic powerhouse.

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Halton Healthcare receives more than $920,000 for green building at Oakville hospital

Halton Healthcare has received more than $920,000 in incentives for the installation of energy-efficient equipment in the construction of the new Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

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New editions of Alberta Building and Fire Codes now available

The Alberta Building Code (ABC) 2014 and Alberta Fire Code (AFC) 2014 have taken effect and are now available from NRC. The new codes, which are based on the 2010 editions of the National Building and Fire Codes, replace the 2006 Alberta Building and Fire Codes

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City of Calgary orders construction site to remove 'graphic' warning sign

Colourful pedestrian warning signage was swiftly removed Tuesday afternoon after the city ordered crews to get rid of it, according to a construction worker at the site. 

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CMHC increases premium refunds for energy efficient houses

Effective immediately, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is increasing its CMHC Green Home premium refund from 10% to as much as 25% depending on the level of energy-efficiency achieved. Introduced in 2004, CMHC Green Home offers a partial premium refund to borrowers who buy, build or renovate for energy efficiency using CMHC-insured financing.

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Guardian Wins Advertising Awards - Architectural Record honored winners at AIA Convention

Guardian Glass North America was recognized for both print and social media advertising at Architectural Record’s annual Advertising Excellence Awards breakfast at the May AIA Convention in Philadelphia. 

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