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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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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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Shell Canada – Quest Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Wringing bitumen out of Alberta’s oil sands is a large-scale mining operation that requires processing or upgrading of the mined bitumen to convert it into a synthetic oil. A refinery then turns the...
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Profiles

Pangman Development Corp. and Ledcor Group of Companies – Kelly Ramsey Tower

The new Kelly Ramsey Building is adding modern flair along with a touch of historic charm to downtown Edmonton. “We are bringing back vibrancy to the downtown core,” says Dean Wulf, vice president...
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EllisDon – Nova Centre

When it opens in 2016, the Nova Centre will be all things to all people. And it should be – the 1-million-square-foot mixed-use development is transforming two whole city blocks in downtown Halifax,...
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EllisDon – Square One South Expansion

EllisDon has built a long tradition of creating strong relationships as a Canadian-based construction services company. From the recreation, education, healthcare and civil markets to the residential,...
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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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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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Whistler Conference

When people attend industry conferences, it is usually for work and not for pleasure. But the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) Whistler Conference in January offered opportunities...
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Changing Lives

EllisDon Corp. recently enjoyed its most successful United Way campaign to date. During EllisDon’s Fall Fundraiser, which ran from Oct. 31 to Nov. 14, the organizations raised nearly $300,000, exceeding...
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Sound Advice

Green building in Canada only continues to rise. According to the Canadian Green Building Council, the 574 projects that received LEED certification in 2013 represented the highest number of any year...
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Creating the Office Space Millennials Want

As the millennial generation – broadly defined as people born in the 1980s to early 2000s – becomes a more dominant group in the workforce, there has been a dramatic shift in the type of physical...
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Building Sustainable Stadiums

Long before the first kickoff at the 2014 World Cup, the games were mired in controversy. Much of the criticism stemmed from the significant amount of money spent by Brazil on new and refurbished stadium...
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Residential

Tucker Hi-Rise – One Bloor

After years of waiting, Toronto’s new One Bloor mixed-use development is finally preparing for its ribbon-cutting. The hard work of construction management firm Tucker Hi-Rise and its parent company,...
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Talisman Homes Ltd.

Successful homebuilders understand that customer satisfaction is paramount. Negative customer reviews and questionable work are going to tank a business fast. Talisman Homes Ltd. has been dedicated to...
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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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Omicron – Genco 634 Tower

Omicron takes a unique approach when it comes to delivering development, design and construction services on projects, Marketing Specialist Natalie Tooley says. “It’s very different from other construction...
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EllisDon – 13th Ave. SW

Developed by Bentall Kennedy – one of North America’s largest real estate advisory and services firms – the 25-storey condominium tower on 13th Ave. SW in Calgary will feature a full slate of amenities...
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Torbear Contracting

Torbear Contracting has provided clients with high-quality, cost-effective solutions on countless projects in a diverse array of industries. Based in Ontario, Torbear has grown almost under the radar....
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Stuart Olson Dominion – Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Redevelopment

Crews are moving ahead on the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital project that, when completed, will address present and future medical needs for Medicine Hat, Alberta, and area residents. Under the guidance...
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Plenary Group – Okanagan Correctional Centre Project

Every construction project is a partnership between the developer and the client, but typically the two parties go their separate ways once the work is completed. In the case of public-private partnerships...
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Hewitt Equipment Limited

Hewitt Equipment Limited’s business may revolve around machines, but the real reasons for its success are its people, Chairman and CEO Jim Hewitt says. “We do have a pretty good product to offer...
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Flatiron-Graham Joint Venture – Interior to Lower Mainland Transmission Project

For every construction project, collaborations are essential as people work together to achieve a common goal. Over the past eight years, Flatiron Construction Corp. and Graham have successfully partnered...
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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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