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PHOTO: The X Project

Construction is taking shape on the new Hotel X Toronto at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ont.Brookfield Multiplex is constructing the LEED designed, 29-storey hotel with 406 suites and completion is scheduled for late 2015 for owner Princes Gate Hotel, ... [Published Daily Commercial News - 5 hours ago]
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Procurement Perspectives: The truth about consultants as oracles

As an owner of a consulting company, I should be the last person complaining about hiring consultants.However, I do read national newspapers that have general complaints relating to what may be described as apparent abuse of the consultancy process. A ... [Published Daily Commercial News - 5 hours ago]
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Kenney continues commitment to jobs

TORONTO—Continued commitment to job creation, economic growth and long-term prosperity of the Canadian economy, was Employment and Social Development Minister Jason Kenney’s message to the Canadian Club of Ottawa at a recent keynote address."Our Government ... [Published Daily Commercial News - 5 hours ago]
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Investments in skills training is money well spent: CAF

Employers can reap the benefits of investing in essentials skills training for their skilled workers, according to a new Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) report."We want them to be engaged in training, we want them to be engaged in hiring and training ... [Published Daily Commercial News - 5 hours ago]
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PLANT sets roots for Kew Gardens transformation

Just over a decade ago, Toronto’s PLANT Architect Inc. undertook its inaugural streetscape design project, at Spadina Quay. The firm hasn’t looked back since.Photo:PLANT ARCHITECT INC."This project was all about how an existing landscape, in this case ... [Published Daily Commercial News - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Massive Muskrat Falls concrete pour begins

The concrete pour on the spillway structure for the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric generating facility in Labrador is underway as construction takes a significant step forward on the Lower Churchill Project.Major concrete work is underway at the Muskrat ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Increase in Ontario application fee for BMEC being discussed

The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing is proposing to hike the application fee for seeking approval to use innovative building systems, materials or designs in the province by thousands of dollars."As you can appreciate, there has been ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ontario announces more Pan Am funds

The Ontario government recently announced it is set to invest an additional $74 million toward the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games (TO2015).The province has identified $45 million in Games-related costs to date, making the overall additional investment ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Pan Am, MPP+, Satellite, Toronto
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ontario launches safety blitz focused on material handling

The Ontario government is launching a safety blitz that will focus on hazards involving material handling to ensure employees are safe in workplaces across the province including construction sites and fabrication plants."Workers can be seriously injured ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Chimney masonry contractors required to protect endangered birds

Wildlife conservation efforts usually concentrate on preserving natural habitats. Ontario masonry contractors are now required by law to preserve the nests and habitats of the chimney swift, a small, swallow-like bird that nests and roosts in masonry ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Restoring Auchmar Estate’s grandeur brick by brick

If he could come back to life, 19th century industrialist Isaac Buchanan might not be too happy to see the condition of the garden walls which wind their way through his historic Auchmar Estate in Hamilton, Ont.Restoration of the walls at Hamilton’s historic ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTO: Project Sixty Six

ArticleA look from above shows work is progressing on the addition of 66 Isabella St. in Toronto, Ont.The owner/developer is Park Property Management and the general contractor is Todd­glen Construction Ltd. The work includes a 26 storey, 212-unit addition ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Sep 26 2014]

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"This project was all about how an existing landscape, in this case a restored wetland, addresses the urban realm" says PLANT partner Lisa Rapoport
"We want them to be engaged in training, we want them to be engaged in hiring and training apprentices. Also, we know we want them to be engaged in ensuring that their workforces have all the skills necessary to increase productivity and make the business more successful" said CAF executive director Sarah Watts-Rynard
"Our Government is taking action to fix the paradox of too many Canadians without jobs in an economy of too many jobs without Canadians" he said in a statement

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