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Vancouver Island construction activity continues on upward trajectory in 2019

Victoria, BC (August 16, 2019) – At $648.1 million, building permits across Vancouver Island continued on an upward trajectory, rising six per cent in the second quarter of 2019 compared to the first quarter. Residential permits increased 19 per...

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Planning your fall schedule? Make sure to attend the Green Building Festival October 8 in Toronto

Register today for the best rate of only $225! Hear truly innovative approaches, speakers & projects, and earn 5.5 education units for $225 at the 2019 Green Building Festival It's only 8 weeks until the 2019 Green Building Festival, and...

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Spruce Grove man becomes first Canadian to win world safety award

As reported in the Spruce Grove Examiner, Michael Brown is now officially one of the world’s best safety consultants. The Spruce Grove resident was nominated for the World Safety Organization’s Safety Person of the Year award earlier this...

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ActiveConversion Blog Share: Content is king (even in B2B)

Content can have an astounding impact on your digital marketing regardless of whether you’re a B2C or a B2B company. In fact, conversion rates tend to be six times higher for companies using content marketing than those that aren’t. It...

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Registration is open for the 2019 International Code Council Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo

Washington, D.C. – Registration is open for the 2019 International Code Council Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo, which will be held on October 20-30, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s conference offers a variety of educational...

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Road construction coats Cambridge neighbourhood in dust

As reported on CTV News, construction behind a Galt neighbourhood has meant a dusty couple of days for residents there as the city works to extend Franklin Boulevard. People who live on Langlaw Drive say their properties are covered in dust and...

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Study of construction workers links poor sleep to injury risk

As reported on  Safety+Health magazine, employers should prioritize efforts to help workers get a good night’s sleep, researchers from Colorado State University say after their study of construction workers found a connection between poor quality...

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ActiveConversion Blog Share: Is a high bounce rate killing your website?

Among web analytic statistics, the bounce rate is one of the metrics most often overlooked by marketers. A bounce rate is the percentage of single-page visitors to your website who leave your website quickly after arriving. Some advanced systems...

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Building permits issued by Canadian municipalities decline in June

Statistics Canada reports that the value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities declined 3.7% to $8.0 billion in June, largely due to a decrease in the value of multi-family and institutional permits. Six provinces declined, with...

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