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February 27, 2019

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Québec school first to receive Zero-Carbon Design certification

Québec school first to receive Zero-Carbon Design certification

The Curé-Paquin Elementary School is the first grade school in Canada, and first project in Québec, to recieve the Zero-Carbon – Design certification.

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BC approves $1.9B hospital building plan

BC approves $1.9B hospital building plan

British Columbia greenlights the $1.9-billion business plan for a new St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. The project’s cost will be shared by the provincial government and Providence Health Care.

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Renovated sportsplex opens in Nova Scotia

Renovated sportsplex opens in Nova Scotia

The newly named Zatzman Sportsplex has opened in Dartmouth, N.S. A $28-million renovation and expansion designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and Abbott Brown Architects adds new amenities and services to this major civic recreational facility.

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro designing new Toronto university building

Diller Scofidio + Renfro designing new Toronto university building

A proposed new University of Toronto (U of T) building in downtown Toronto will bring together academic and public spaces to create a hub for urban and cultural engagement.

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Participate in the 2019 Construction Canada Salary Survey

Participate in the 2019 Construction Canada Salary Survey

For the ninth year running, Construction Canada is holding its Salary Survey to assess the landscape of the country’s design/construction industry, and we need your input.

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FEATURES

Acoustical blades provide sound control in new exposed structure headquarters

Wacom, a high-tech manufacturer of interactive pen displays, tablets, and styluses, recently moved its North American headquarters from Vancouver, Wash., to a new space in Portland.

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Assignment of design to constructors: A discussion and direction

The first part of a series of articles deals with identification of issues and concerns in communicating the need for design solutions during construction.

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