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As the industry continues to evolve, being innovative and, almost as importantly, being perceived as innovative by customers and potential team members is of growing importance.

This webinar will explore a range of topics regarding innovation, including:

  • What is innovation?
  • How do you define innovation within your organization?
  • Innovation competency
  • Positioning yourself as an innovative company

Join us – and presenter Mallorie Brodie, CEO and Co-Founder, Bridgit Solutions – on Feb. 25 at noon ET.

Registration information is available here.

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-Make better decisions. 
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Industry News
Source: Daily Commercial News
As Canada continues to navigate through the pandemic, the commercial construction sector still faces uncertainty in 2021 despite an overall recovery in activity in the near term, according to Bob Collins, a senior economist with BuildForce Canada.
Source: Insurance Business Canada
"The construction sector has often been called the backbone of the Canadian economy, employing more than 1.2 million workers that represent around 7% of the total Canadian workforce. This sector is also expected be worth $455 billion by 2024, according to Randstad – nothing to sneer at as COVID-19 continues to take a toll on many other industries and the broader national economy."
Source: Daily Commercial News
February 11 was International Women and Girls in Science Day. To recognize the day, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam took time to acknowledge the presence and efforts of women in STEM fields contributing to Canada’s COVID-19 response.
Source: Canadian Manufacturing
Several large Canadian cities have set ambitious goals to increase their tree canopy.
FastEst, Inc.
N-Two Cryogenic Enterprise Inc.
Innovation & Technology
Source: Daily Commercial News
"The future of Building Information Modeling and digital twinning continues to be forecast as rosy. Heading into 2021, and despite the disruptions caused by COVID-19 in 2020, indications point to continued rapid growth."
Victaulic Company of Canada
Flocor, Inc.
By the Numbers
Click below for the latest prompt payment in the construction industry payment tables.

Source: HistoryNet.com

1801: The House of Representatives breaks an electoral college tie and chooses Thomas Jefferson over Aaron Burr.
1865: The South Carolina capital city, Columbia, is destroyed by fire as Major General William Tecumseh Sherman marches through.
1909: Apache chief Geronimo dies of pneumonia at age 80, while still in captivity at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
1919: Germany signs an armistice giving up territory in Poland.
1925: The first issue of Harold Ross' magazine, The New Yorker, hits the stands, selling for 15 cents a copy.
1933: The League of Nations censures Japan in a worldwide broadcast.
1935: Thirty-one prisoners escape an Oklahoma prison after murdering a guard.
1938: The first colour television is demonstrated at the Dominion Theatre in London.
1955: Britain announces its ability to make hydrogen bombs.
1959: The United States launches its first weather station in space, Vanguard II.
1960: Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested in the Alabama bus boycott.
1963: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev visits the Berlin Wall.
1975: Art by Cezanne, Gauguin, Renoir, and van Gogh, valued at $5 million, is stolen from the Municipal Museum in Milan.
1979: China begins a "pedagogical" war against Vietnam. It will last until March.
1985: Murray Haydon becomes the third person to receive an artificial heart.

Masco Canada Ltd.



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