November 22, 2012
Journal of Commerce Update for the week of November 26th, 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 26th, 2012.
HD Mining International is asking for clarification from the federal government on statements it made about temporary foreign workers.
Two British Columbia construction unions are challenging Labour Market Opinions (LMOs) issued by the federal government for temporary foreign workers to work at a mine near Tumbler Ridge.
Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about how Atco Electric has received approval from Alberta regulators to build a $1.6 billion transmission line from Edmonton to Calgary.
Correspondent Peter Kenter dives into Canadian construction history with a story about the legendary Deifenbunker, and legal columnists Matt Swanson and Krista Johanson look into the importance of notice provisions.
Monday’s issue also includes a feature pull-out on professional services, and make sure to check out our latest feature video, which highlights the CSC Construction Fair 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.