January 9, 2013
Journal of Commerce Update for the week of January 14th, 2013
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 January 14th, 2013.
A Langley, B.C. contractor has tracked down his stolen excavator. Using Google Earth and his Cessna plane, Assertive Excavating and Demolitions owner Mike Holloway was able to find the stolen item before local police.
Staff writer Richard Gilbert has a story about the partnership between Chevron Canada and Apache Canada Ltd. which moves forward the proposed Kitimat Natural Gas facility project in northeastern B.C.
Our editorial advisory board answers “what will be the biggest challenge of 2013?” and columnist Korky Koroluk looks at the new Federal Skilled Trades program.
Make sure to check out this week’s feature video, which showcases the ceremony held every year to memorialize the Bentall 4 workers who lost their lives more than thirty years ago.
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$34,400,000 Airdrie AB Prebid
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- Crumbling roads a key election issue
- Early stages of concrete pump operator certification being developed in B.C.
- Legal battle over temporary foreign workers heats up
- Dive tower pushes formwork forward
- Understanding municipal strategy
- Calgary firm fined $35,000 for workplace injury
- B.C. labour minister calls for WorkSafeBC reforms
- B.C. prison proceeding
- Debate swirls over OCOT’s merit on its anniversary
- WaterGarden Worker
- Ontario to invest in cycling infrastructure
- U.S. construction labour concerns
- Compulsory certification in carpentry a “job killer”, says Kenney
- CaGBC to provide free LEED registration and certification for commercial projects in disaster-hit cities
- Economic cost of weather catastrophes is under appreciated: report
- Scotiabank sees slow growth in housing