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A large amount of public infrastructure in Canada has been given a poor grade, according to the Canadian Infrastructure Report Card (CIRC) released earlier this month.
Source: Daily Commercial News
Construction company owners should have employment agreements in place with workers that specify duties and expectations, as well as what happens if they’re fired. These agreements can protect both large and small business owners, according to Michelle Berg, the CEO of Calgary-based Elevated HR Solutions.
Source: Daily Commercial News
At ConstructConnect’s CanaData 2019 construction forecasts conference, a panel of experts discussed ways to bring the experience of the past and the technology of today together.
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Innovation & Technology
Source: Daily Commercial News
At a talk called Future Forward: Three Technologies That Will Change Our World Forever at ConstructConnect’s CanaData conference, Michael Hainsworth, executive producer of Futurithmic, co-host of the Geeks & Beats podcast and former BNN senior anchor and CTV news reporter, discussed the foundational technologies on which we are building the future.  
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1618: Sir Walter Raleigh is executed. After the death of Queen Elizabeth, Raleigh's enemies spread rumors that he was opposed to the accession of King James.
1787: Mozart's opera Don Giovanni opens in Prague.
1927: Russian archaeologist Peter Kozloff apparently uncovers the tomb of Genghis Khan in the Gobi Desert, a claim still in dispute.
1929: Black Tuesday, the most catastrophic day in stock market history, the herald of the Great Depression. 16 million shares were sold at declining prices. By mid-November $30 billion of the $80 billion worth of stocks listed in September will have been wiped out.
1945: The first ball-point pen is sold by Gimbell's department store in New York for a price of $12.
1964: Thieves steal a jewel collection, including the world's largest sapphire, the 565-carat "Star of India" and the 100-carat DeLong ruby--from the Museum of Natural History in New York. The thieves were caught and most of the jewels recovered.
1969: The U.S. Supreme Court orders immediate desegregation, superseding the previous "with all deliberate speed" ruling.
1969: First computer-to-computer link; the link is accomplished through ARPANET, forerunner of the Internet.
1972: Palestinian guerrillas kill an airport employee and hijack a plane, carrying 27 passengers, to Cuba. They force West Germany to release three terrorists who were involved in the Munich Massacre.
1998: The deadliest Atlantic hurricane on record up to that time, Hurricane Mitch, makes landfall in Honduras (in 2005 Hurricane Wilma surpassed it); nearly 11,000 people died and approximately the same number were missing.
1998: John Glenn, at age 77, becomes the oldest person to go into outer space. He is part of the crew of Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-95.
1998: South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission reports condemns both sides on the Apartheid issue for committing atrocities.
2004: For the first time, Osama bin Laden admits direct responsibility for the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the U.S.; his comments are part of a video broadcast by the Al Jazeera network.
2008: Delta and Northwest airlines merge, forming the world's largest airline.


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