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B.C. picks P3 team for $2.8B Broadway subway project, construction to start later this year

The extension, most of it underground, will add 5.7 kilometres to Vancouver's Millennium SkyTrain line

Walmart Canada spending $1.1B to build new distribution centres in Toronto, Vancouver areas

The retail giant has also set aside more than $2 billion to renovate 150 stores across Canada over the next three years

Green building products start-up Nexii expanding across Canada, into U.S. with three factory deals

The company says the new plants in Ontario and Alberta will produce millions of square feet of its novel lightweight composite panels each year
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Sponsored Spotlight 

Growth in a time of pandemic

During the COVID-19 crisis, when most of the world hit the pause button, Pomerleau is still going strong. An employer brand campaign launched in fall 2019 showcasing the tagline Your talent will shape our story, moves into its second iteration just weeks after construction sites resumed full activity.

Phase two of the campaign refers overtly to the pandemic without naming it, emphasizing Pomerleau’s ability to turn on a dime in uncertain times. Reference is made to work stoppage, confinement and the new normal of wearing masks—all within the framework of Pomerleau’s values of adaptability and innovation and its mission of redefining construction. » Learn more

Wooden skyscrapers could transform construction by trapping carbon emissions

Canada stands to benefit from the timber tower boom, but some challenges still lurk on the horizon for the increasingly popular alternative to concrete and steel » Read More

Ontario changes long term care building fund in bid to spur construction

A new funding formula will pay builders more and cover more upfront costs to get facilities built quicker » Read More

Command Alkon, Ruckit partnership to help digitize heavy material deliveries

The product integration aims to eliminate paper tickets and simplify the invoicing process for heavy materials trucked to job sites » Read More

Viewpoint, CFMA release benchmarking tool for comparing job site performance

The new collaborative tool will be built directly into the Viewpoint Analytics platform » Read More

List of construction events cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19

Essentially all live industry events across Canada remain in a holding pattern as companies keep business travel to a minimum and governments keep a lid on large gatherings » Read More