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As Canada’s ONLY trade show serving the waste, recycling and public works markets, Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and the Municipal Equipment Expo Canada are pleased to announce their move to Niagara Falls for the 20th edition, October 25 – 26, 2017, hosted at Scotiabank Convention Centre.

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May, 2017
The role of smart cities in meeting future energy demand


Availability of essential resources will be a challenge owing to rapid growth of cities. So, smart and sustainable infrastructure design at city level is necessary to ensure effective distribution and management of various services. 

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May, 2017
Finalists chosen to redesign Nepean Point in Ottawa


Four design teams have been chosen as finalists to reimagine Nepean Point in downtown Ottawa, the home of a prominent statue of explorer Samuel de Champlain.

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May, 2017
Toronto council suspends paving contractor for 3 years


Toronto council has unanimously voted to ban contractor Four Seasons Site Development from bidding on city contracts for three years after officials fired the company for breaching its contract to revamp College Street last summer.

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May, 2017
Prosecutor: Rio Olympic venues built with ‘no planning’


Many of the venues are empty, boarded up, and have no tenants or income with the maintenance costs dumped on the federal government.

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May, 2017
1970s highway in Seoul starts new life as greenery-filled walkway


The Seoullo 7017 Skygarden is located in the heart of Seoul and can be thought of as a South Korean take on NYC's High Line. It involved the renovation of a 1970s-era highway overpass into a 983 m (3,225 ft)-long public attraction.

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May, 2017
City of Ottawa and construction consortium served with $100K lawsuit over Rideau sinkhole


Starwood Capital Group Inc., which owns and operates the Westin Hotel in downtown Ottawa, alleges the city and Rideau Transit Group were negligent and failed to take necessary precautions at the LRT site during construction at the tunnel's entrance. 

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May, 2017
Government Math? Ontario hydro plan will cost $45 billion in order to save $24 billion


A report from the financial accountability officer says this means there will be a net cost of $21 billion to Ontarians over the approximately 30 years of the plan.

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May, 2017
Whitehorse council begins consultation on residential infill lots


Fewer than 24 hours after city council unanimously approved moving ahead to look at establishing 13 new residential lots in existing neighbourhoods, the consultation has begun.

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May, 2017
Quebec considers back-to-work legislation as construction workers strike


Hours after Quebec construction workers walked off the job, Premier Philippe Couillard threatened to use use back-to-work legislation to end their unlimited general strike.

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May, 2017
Pembina Institute: B.C. party leaders urged to work together to secure clean growth future


Today, the Pembina Institute released Vision for Clean Growth in B.C., a blueprint for the next provincial government to ensure tomorrow’s B.C. has a prosperous economy, thriving communities, and healthy families.

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May, 2017
Vancouver to revive Hogan's Alley community with help of American architect


Hogan's Alley was a four-block long dirt lane that formed the nucleus of Vancouver's first concentrated African-Canadian community.

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May, 2017
Ontario to build high-speed rail between Toronto and London by 2025


Wynne officially announced plans for a high-speed rail line from Toronto to Windsor Friday morning, with stops in Kitchener-Waterloo and London, by 2025.

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May, 2017
Quebec construction workers will offer flooded residents fair value for work


The Quebec government will provide home and business owners hit by the floods with a list of qualified entrepreneurs who are committed to working at a fair price as reconstruction work begins.

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May, 2017
National Energy Board to hold public hearing to consider Enbridge's Line 21 Segment Replacement Project


The hearing will include a written process with an oral portion including cross-examination and argument. The NEB will also hear oral traditional evidence from Indigenous participants. The hearing will be broadcast in English and Dene Zhatie.

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May, 2017
Dufferin County awards $6.1M social housing construction contract to JR Certus Construction Ltd.


The Woodbridge-based firm submitted the lowest bid for the tender, which included three other proposals ranging from $6.8 to $7.2 million.

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