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Wood-framed multi-storey projects face ‘knotty’ questions

Wood-framed multi-storey projects face ‘knotty’ questions

Two high profile wood-framed condominium projects following changes to the Ontario Building code have flipped over to steel and concrete as the learning curve with lumber raises the bar. Heartwood The Beach, at 1884 Queen St. E. and Woodbine Avenue, and Cabin Toronto at 45 Dovercourt Rd., were both touted for their i…

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Textbook Student Suites - Trades

Textbook Student Suites - Trades

The Construction Manager is looking for sub-trades for the construction of a new student residence in Ontario. …

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New Vancouver homebuyers’ tax cause for concern: GVHA

New legislation designed to curb skyrocketing real estate prices in Vancouver may be music to prospective homebuyers, but others see possible problems. Legislation was introduced this month that will add an additional property transfer tax rate of 15 per cent for purchasers of residential real estate who are foreign natio…

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Shipping containers repurposed for First Nations home

Shipping containers repurposed for First Nations home

Construction has started on a new pilot project to provide housing on First Nations reserves in Alberta. Bearspaw First Nation Chief Darcy Dixon and council members Rex Daniels and Larry Daniels held a sod-turning ceremony on July 20 to mark the start of the project at Eden Valley, 90 kilometres southwest of Calgary. They…

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