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October 5, 2016
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Ontario to change Lien Act and deal with Prompt Payment issues

Comprehensive expert review of the construction industry commissioned by the Attorney General is expected to result in "significant" legislative changes next year. » Read More

Governments paying attention to building affordable housing

The push is on to build more affordable housing in Canada, with 1.5 million Canadians not able to find what they need. CMHC calls for innovation and Vancouver goes modular. » Read More

CaGBC report promotes energy benching, net zero standard

The Canada Green Building Council is promoting four measures that will help Canada meet its carbon emission reduction targets — all while boosting the economy by billions. » Read More
 
 
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Alberta salaries depressed, but companies holding onto staff

The engineering licensing body in Alberta has published its annual salary survey. The survey was carried out early in May and reflects the province's economic struggles. » Read More

Reservoirs found to emit more methane than was previously thought

Researchers at Washington State University have found that the world's reservoirs are producing the equivalent of all the greenhouse gases produced in Canada. » Read More

Company news briefs: Tetra Tech, AECOM, McElhanney, Loring

A mega-project in Montreal, a tunnel under Lake Mead, an acquisition in Alberta, and a New York firm opens shop in Toronto » Read More
 
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