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Brampton city councillors testify that former Brampton mayor, senior staff were biased in city hall expansion deal

A pair of city councillors took the stand in the $28.5 million Inzola lawsuit against the City of Brampton, revealing they believed the tendering process for the City Hall expansion was fraught with bias from former mayor Susan Fennell and senior...

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Construction of Canada’s only commercial spaceport delayed until later this year

The start date for the construction of Canada’s only commercial spaceport has been pushed back, a developer said following meetings at the proposed rocket launch site near a small fishing community on Nova Scotia’s eastern shore. Stephen...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up May 19, 2018

Below are links to the top news items posted on the Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by Construction Links Network.   Best Regards, Arnie Gess, President   Sign-up to receive the Weekly Round...

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Grenfell fire inquiry recommends overhaul of U.K. building rules

LONDON — Britain’s building safety systems are a lax and confused mess in need of a major overhaul and much tougher enforcement, an investigator commissioned after the Grenfell Tower disaster reported on Thursday, but she did not recommend...

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Architect who designed some of Western Canada’s most striking buildings dies of asbestos exposure

An architect who designed some of the most iconic buildings in Calgary and southern Alberta has died at 74 from asbestos exposure he incurred during the early years of his career. Ken Hutchinson designed hundreds of buildings in Western Canada,...

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Developer reveals renderings for ‘Gateway’ tower project in downtown Vancouver

Plans for a striking, slender skyscraper, resembling the dancing motions of a woman, soaring high above a site just east of the north end of the Granville Street Bridge in downtown Vancouver were revealed to the community today. The developer,...

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Putin’s new $4 billion bridge to Crimea illustrates both his power and his regime’s weak spot

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday opened a $4 billion bridge directly linking Russia to Crimea, giving him a propaganda victory that drew condemnation from the West and served as the latest demonstration of Putin’s personalized system...

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EllisDon launches strategic collaboration report ahead of Mohawk College’s Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation grand opening

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May, 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, EllisDon launched 'The Journey to Net-Zero', a lessons-learned report for Mohawk College's Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation as the project nears completion. The industry report is a...

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Toronto Central YMCA receives 2018 Prix du XXe siècle for architecture

OTTAWA, ON, May 16, 2018 – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the National Trust for Canada announce the Toronto Central YMCA as the recipient of the 2018 Prix du XXe siècle, in recognition of enduring excellence and...

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