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March 21, 2019

B.C. building code to allow 12-storey mass timber builds

B.C. has obtained permission from the National Research Council to use the encapsulated mass-timber construction provisions from the 2020 National Building Code through a jurisdiction-specific regulation.

Infrastructure Ontario reaching beyond its borders

The Crown agency is known around the world for developing successful public-private partnership (P3) projects and could begin consulting outside the province.

Manitoba boosts infrastructure and water resources funding

An additional $10 million in unconditional operating funding to rural municipalities to support critical infrastructure needs, and a $2 million increase to the Manitoba Water Services Board capital budget.

Feds fund flood protection project in Southern Alberta

The government of Canada has committed $168.5 million for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project, a design that will protect Calgary and other downstream communities from the potential damage caused by extreme flooding.
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Ontario opens online channel for rural/northern infrastructure funding

The Rural and Northern stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, open for Ontario communities with populations under 100,000, gives them eight weeks to nominate their road and bridge projects online. » Read more

Energy efficiency guide for ice rinks

Vancouver-based SWICH Services Inc., a company that sources energy and emission friendly technologies from around the world, has released its Arena Guide Go Green framework for rinks, providing information for arena operators on how to improve facility performance. » Read more

Survey: Share Your Engineering Experiences

Researchers from the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University are inviting engineers working in industry to participate in a 20-minute online survey about their engineering career experiences. » Read more

ACEC-SK – PSMJ Project Management Bootcamp

March 25-26
Location: Holiday Inn Downtown, Saskatoon
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12th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum

March 26 - 28, 2019
Location: Fairmont, The Queen Elizabeth, Montreal
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ACEC-BC: 30th Annual Awards Gala

April 6, 2019
Location: Westin Bayshore, Vancouver
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ACEC-MB: 20th Annual Awards of Excellence

April 9, 2019
Location: The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, Winnipeg
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Top Glass Conference

April 17
Location: International Centre, Toronto
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2019 Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards Gala

April 26, 2019
Location: Copper Creek Golf & Country Club, Kleinburg
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Smart City and IoT Expo

April 30, May 1, 2019
Location: Enercare Centre, Toronto
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AEC BuildTech Conference & Expo

April 30 – May 2, 2019
Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago
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ACEC-NB: AGM and Awards Gala

May 1, 2019
Location: Frederiction Convention Centre
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