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December 19, 2018

News Briefs

Bad acoustics delay opening of Senate’s temporary home

Bad acoustics delay opening of Senate’s temporary home

Following complaints from staff members who took part in a series of test-runs in the new chamber, the Senate’s planned move to its temporary home, a former train station, will be put off until February.

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Vancouver airport first to earn gold accessibility rating

Vancouver airport first to earn gold accessibility rating

Earlier this month, the Vancouver International Airport was recognized by the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification (RHFAC) program for improving its barrier-free features and going beyond the building code.

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Presenting the top 10 features and articles from 2018

Presenting the top 10 features and articles from 2018

As this year winds down, Construction Canada is revealing what were the website’s most popular features and articles from 2018. Reread a favourite or check out a piece you missed the first time around.

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Big Box

White on white: Québec city hall’s play with colour

White on white: Québec city hall’s play with colour

Construction is complete on Rigaud City Hall, a new civic administration facility for a small Québec community. Designed by Affleck de la Riva Architects, the project proposes the reorganization of a section of the historic village centre and the city hall building.

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Landmark Toronto building set to become carbon neutral

Landmark Toronto building set to become carbon neutral

The Arthur Meighen Building in Toronto has been selected by the federal government for the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC’s) zero carbon building initiative. The Dialog-led project will employ geothermal heating and cooling systems and photovoltaic (PV) panels.

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Feature

Energy and comfort transformations in multiresidential buildings

The Atmospheric Fund and Ecosystem have partnered with the Toronto Community Housing Corporation to perform energy retrofits on seven multi-unit residential buildings. Read on to learn more about this project.

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