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New Home Construction Rebounds in Alberta
Residential
Thursday January 4 2018

New Home Construction Rebounds in Alberta

New home construction in Alberta continues to rebound, led by growth in single-family homes.

Calgary Condo Construction Activity Grows
Business
Monday December 18 2017

Calgary Condo Construction Activity Grows

November was the busiest month for construction starts on apartments in the Calgary area in more than two years.

Almost 34,000 Positions Unfilled in Alberta
Business
Wednesday December 13 2017

Almost 34,000 Positions Unfilled in Alberta

Employers are having a hard time filling jobs in Alberta, which could be another of sign of economic recovery in the province, according to the Canadian...

Alberta Facing Construction Worker Shortage
Business
Tuesday February 14 2017

Alberta Facing Construction Worker Shortage

Alberta needs to start training new workers now, even as it projects Alberta could lose up to 11, 000 construction jobs over the next year.

Calgary Construction Sector Braces for Downturn
Business
Thursday November 24 2016

Calgary Construction Sector Braces for Downturn

Delayed infrastructure funding and the sluggish economy could mean further layoffs or companies shutting down, the head of the Calgary Construction Association (CCA) has warned.

Alberta Real Estate: Calgary vs Edmonton
Residential
Wednesday November 2 2016

Alberta Real Estate: Calgary vs Edmonton

While resale for single-family homes has been busier in Calgary, Edmonton has had more new construction in the segment this year.

Alberta Looks to Help Condo Buyers Bound by Construction Delays
Residential
Wednesday October 26 2016

Alberta Looks to Help Condo Buyers Bound by Construction Delays

According to various ministers 'Right now the scales are tipped in favour of the developer and the industry.

Land Developer Vindicated
Business
Tuesday June 28 2016

Land Developer Vindicated

A Calgary land developer was found not to be liable for the injury suffered on a construction site in the recent Alberta Court of Appeal decision...

Tunnel Planned for Calgary LRT Green Line
Infrastructure
Thursday May 5 2016

Tunnel Planned for Calgary LRT Green Line

THE City of Calgary announced on April 18 that an underground alignment has emerged as the most viable option for the city centre section of the...

Business
Feb 2 2018
Further Job Losses Expected Across Alberta’s Construction Industry

As major projects wind down and the impact of lower oil prices persist, Alberta’s construction industry will shrink by up to 5,200 jobs through to 2019....

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Business
Jan 19 2018
Non-residential Construction in Alberta Plunges

In the last quarter of 2017, there was $2.42 billion on the books of non-residential construction investment across the province.

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Business
20 Dec, 2017
Alberta Challenges Saskatchewan Licence Plate Ban

Alberta is taking legal action against Saskatchewan’s licence plate ban, calling it a slam-dunk case over a small-minded policy.

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