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Ville de Québec – New Quebec City Amphitheatre

Every city needs a venue where its citizens can enjoy an evening of entertainment, whether it’s an exciting game of pro hockey or music’s soothing sounds at a concert. The province of Quebec’s...
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University of British Columbia/Division 15 Mechanical – Academic District Energy System

Many institutions have sought upgrades to make their facilities more environmentally friendly, and the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver is no exception. The campus is halfway through...
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Stuart Olson Dominion – Polar Bear Exhibit, Assiniboine Park Zoo

It’s not your typical project – building a home for polar bears. There are unusual requirements, such as very specialized salt-water filtration systems to recreate the essential habitat for the animals,...
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Strabag Inc. – The MacArthurGlen Designer Outlet Centre Vancouver Airport

One of the latest trends in retailing is value shopping, which does not necessarily mean consumers are looking for inexpensive products. Even well-off consumers are bragging about the deals they found,...
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Shindico

With 5.7 million square feet of retail projects and 1,000 residential units in its pipeline, it’s safe to say that Shindico has its hands full these days. The real estate investor and developer has...
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Profiles

Synergy Projects – The Medical Wellness Centre at the Currents of Windermere

The neighborhood of Windermere has grown considerably in recent years. From a mere 322 residents in 2009, the population of this area southwest of Edmonton, Alberta, is now more than 2,000.  Residential...
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EllisDon Corp. – Eighth Avenue Place West Tower

An uptick in new office construction in the downtown Calgary marketplace is demonstrated by the Eighth Avenue Place West Tower project. As one of the tallest towers in the area, the office high-rise...
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Elias Woodwork

Cabinetmakers and other industry professionals in Canada and beyond have looked to Elias Woodwork for  cabinetry components for more than 30 years. The Winkler, Manitoba-based company, founded in 1983...
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Cooper Construction – Great West Life Building

Cooper Construction has dominated the construction industry in western Ontario for more than one century by building large commercial spaces for major clients in the province. Today, the turnkey general...
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Belrock Construction – Improve Canada

Whether you’re a professional or a do-it-yourselfer, when you remodel a home, or even part of a home, it tends to be a multifaceted project. When you redo a bathroom, for example, you don’t just...
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Green Acoustics

Post-occupancy evaluations reveal that the acoustics in sustainable commercial interiors are typically worse than that of their traditional counterparts. The United States Green Building Council (USGBC)...
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Management Evolution

Following its acquisition of Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital faced the challenge of integrating the two companies. The project involved locations in North America, South America and Canada and included...
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Greater Rewards

Although the current economic climate presents significant challenges for some businesses, it is an opportune time for well-managed and well-financed companies to consider a strategic acquisition that...
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Building the Perfect App

Today, more than ever, builders, architects and their partners are constantly on the go, and the offices for these professionals are most often their job sites. That being said, it makes sense to connect...
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Smarter Buildings

We Canadians love to blame  our cars or the energy sector for the continued rise in greenhouse gas emissions and our associated “D” ranking for these emissions per capita worldwide. Yet, there’s...
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Residential

Oris Consulting/Penta Builders Group – The Pier at London Landing

The city of Richmond, British Columbia, has experienced a renaissance of sorts over the last few years. Its waterfront has seen a new blooming of developments designed to take advantage of the area’s...
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EACOM

EACOM knows its history well, but it knows its future even better. In 2010, the company acquired paper manufacturer Domtar Corp.’s sawmilling operations  and moved the focus from being a primary supplier...
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Concord Adex/EllisDon – Concord CityPlace

Toronto’s CityPlace development is the very definition of a massive project – encompassing multiple high-rise residential towers containing thousands of high-end condominium and apartment units....
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Wilkinson Construction Services Inc.

Wilkinson Construction Services Inc.’s broad experience in the management and construction of residential projects of all sizes makes it a natural fit for Toronto’s changing housing market. President...
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VJ Management

Although the company has been known primarily for its work in the hospitality sector, VJ Management has started to make a name for itself with some enticing residential properties in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan,...
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Power & Infrastructure

Grascan Construction Ltd. – West Toronto Diamond Grade Separation

When heavy and civil infrastructure clients turn to Grascan Construction Ltd., they can be confident that their projects are being built under the watchful eyes of its owners, President Angelo Grassa...
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Graham Construction – Shand Carbon Capture Facility

Electric utility SaskPower is making history in Saskatchewan, and Graham Construction is playing a pivotal role. SaskPower, the principal electric utility for the province, is developing and building...
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Alberta Transportation – Highway 63 Twinning

The energy industry frequently transports wide loads through Fort McMurray, Alberta, to the oil sands north, along with buses of workers. Due to the booming industry in the Fort McMurray region, Highway...
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Ketchikan Public Utilities – Whitman Lake Hydro Project

In southeast Alaska, Ketchikan Public Utilities and the Southeast Alaska Power Agency are constructing a new 4.6 MW hydroelectric facility to supply the region’s growing power needs. It will serve...
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Aplus General Contractors Corp.

Aplus General Contractors Corp. is a Canadian-based construction company that works to find solutions to fulfill client expectations. Headquartered in Toronto, the company’s focus is on the greater...
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Architecture

Walter Francl Architecture – The Residences & Shops at West

Francl Architecture has built a strong portfolio of residential, commercial and public works infrastructure projects. A Vancouver-based company, the firm believes in a collaborative design process that...
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ATB

Architecture ATB is assisting in the design/build of what is anticipated to be the No. 1 educational tourism attraction in northern Alberta: the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum.  The Edmonton, Alberta-...
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Endri Poletti Architect

Endri Poletti has a background most travel buffs would envy. Born in Italy, Poletti’s family immigrated to Canada when he was 10 years old. After finishing school, he went to Israel as part of a design...
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Glotman Simpson

Unique architectural designs – say, with slanted columns or cantilevered façades – wouldn’t be possible without the ingenuity of structural engineering, especially where seismic events have to be...
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RAFII Architects Inc.

RAFII Architects Inc. strives to make developers and end-users smile, owner Foad Rafii says. “We like to see them both happy,” he says. “That’s our goal and we work hard towards that. “RAFII...
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