For the fifth year in a row, Diamond Schmitt Architects has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers (SME), a program honouring the nation’s best workplaces and forward-thinking human resources policies.
High above the ground, vegetated roofs mimic nature, helping clean the air, cooling down temperatures, keeping rainfall onsite, and alleviating pressure on urban stormwater systems. Vegetated roofs typically include a vegetation layer, growing medium, retention layer, drainage, and a root barrier.
The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) is launching a series of cross-country seminars to introduce new and updated documents, with a particular focus on project delivery methods and procurement and contracting requirements.
The Gypsum Association (GA) has translated four publications into both Canadian French and Spanish. This is the third time GA-216, Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, has been translated into both languages.
Canada’s non-residential construction industry is expecting a modest turnaround this year while the residential sector is forecast to see a small contraction, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s latest outlook.