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June 6, 2018
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Finalists of the Smart Cities Challenge announced

Each finalist receives a grant of $250,000 to develop their final proposals that outline all design, planning, privacy, data protection and project management components.


Feds introduce Climate Lens for infrastructure projects

The environmental and climate change impacts of a project will be assessed when making new public infrastructure investments.


Law professor questions proposed Impact Assessment Act

Under the new statute, which is now back in the House of Commons for third and final reading, the federal cabinet and the environment minister retain the power to approve or reject projects regardless of an assessment’s findings, meaning the process will remain highly political.
 
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Entuitive hosts annual City Vision event

Keynote speaker Christopher Glaisek, senior vice president planning and design at Waterfront Toronto, shared his perspective on the future of cities. » Read more

Vancouver drafts 4-year $2.6B infrastructure plan

The city's proposed 2019-2022 Capital Plan includes investments to support much needed renewal of aging assets, along with investments in new infrastructure and amenities. » Read more

Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation

The first net zero institutional education facility of its kind in Canada opens this fall for students at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ont. » Read more
 
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SW Ontario IES-User Experience Design Principles for Lighting Design

June 12, 2018
Location: Whistle Bear Golf Club, Cambridge, Ont.
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CSCE 2018 Annual Conference

June 13-16, 2018
Location: Fredericton, NB
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CanBIM Regional Session – Calgary

June 13-14, 2018
Location: Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire
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ASHRAE Annual Conference

June 23-27, 2018
Location: Hilton Americas, Houston, TX
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