November 2, 2012
Journal of Commerce Update for the week of November 5th, 2012
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of November 5th, 2012.
Former Saskatchewan Construction Association head Michael Fougere has been elected mayor of Regina, and has stated his top priorities will be to hold a housing summit to address affordable housing in the city and to proceed with an ambitious downtown revitalization project. One of the highlights of the project is a new 33,000 seat stadium.
Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about the Albert Construction Safety Association’s policy of not letting its members drive to worksites via Highway 63, known as the most dangerous stretch of road in Alberta.
Columnist and Journal of Commerce editorial advisory board member Grant McMillan has a column about knowing and exercising your right to appeal a worker claim, and make sure to check out our feature on Buildex Calgary, which takes place on November 6-7 at the BMO Centre on the Stampede grounds.
Also, don’t miss our weekly feature video highlighting the Wood Solutions Fair that was recently held in Vancouver.
The largest infrastructure project ever undertaken by the Panamanian government, the $5.2 billion Panama Canal Expansion is challenging due to its sheer size.
"Unlocking Canada's Potential" will be the theme of this year's 96th annual Canadian Conference Association (CCA), where delegates are encouraged to look for opportunities beyond their borders.
The Vancouver Regional Construction Association presented "The Young Guns: Gen Y and their role in the future of construction" as the keynote construction panel at Buildex Vancouver on Feb. 19.
In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of March 10th, 2014.
Rich Coleman, the deputy premier of British Columbia and the minister for energy and mines was one of the keynote speakers at the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association annual CEO Breakfast held at Buildex Vancouver 2014 on Feb. 19.