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Making the Green Shift

A new idea is taking hold in Ontario's electricity sector. The balance of power is no longer just in the hands of the power producers. Consumers are being asked to take an active part in balancing Ontario's electricity needs and being given…

Stone Cold

A recent study conducted by the National Research Council of Canada -Institute for Research in Construction (NRC-IRC) and the Heritage Conservation Directorate (HCD) of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) was carried out to…

Press those palms!

Conferences, trade shows, seminars and meetings should be wonderful learning experiences, and also fun. The education and connections will happen naturally, but there are a few "etiquette" tips that will help you make the most of your…

Shop till we drop

If there's one thing we love to do, it's shop. But today, the places from which we get our latest fashions and home dcor bear only a faint resemblance to the ones our parents and grandparents shopped in.In the past, the hierarchy went like…

A lifestyle shift in shopping habits

As yet another trend creeps into Canada from the United States, developers are rethinking the enclosed shopping centre format, choosing instead to construct more traditional open-air malls injected with a downtown High Street shopping and…

Bending the bow

The EnCana Bow Tower rising on the Calgary skyline stands out for a number of reasons. What will be the tallest building in western Canada upon completion, the 58-storey crescent-shaped office building will feature an exterior diagrid of…