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Source: Plumbing & HVAC
While it is still too soon to tell what the federal election results will mean for the country, it was evident during the campaign that skilled trades are an important part of Canada’s future. Ahead of voting day, infrastructure and housing were just two of the hot topics discussed by party leaders.
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INDUSTRY NEWS
Source: Daily Commercial News
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has created a mobile app to make workplace health and safety resources on COVID-19 more accessible to Canadian workers.
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INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY
Source: Daily Commercial News
"One bright spot in modern construction has been the adoption of management software. It’s transforming preconstruction and back office tasks such as estimation, bidding, procurement, human resources and equipment management. And as construction technology grows further, so does competition between software suppliers, each offering their own solution."
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Source: HPAC Magazine
Investment in building construction across Canada decreased by 2 per cent to $17.7 billion in August, marking a decline for the fourth month in a row.

Source: HistoryNet.com

1812: Napoleon Bonaparte begins his retreat from Moscow.
1873: Yale, Princeton, Columbia and Rutgers universities draft the first code of football rules.
1917: The first doughnut is fried by Salvation Army volunteer women for American troops in France during World War I.
1949: The People's Republic of China is formally proclaimed.
1954: Egypt and Britain conclude a pact on the Suez Canal, ending 72 years of British military occupation. Britain agrees to withdraw its 80,000-man force within 20 months, and Egypt agrees to maintain freedom of canal navigation.
1960: Canada and the United States agree to undertake a joint Columbia River project to provide hydroelectric power and flood control.
1973: President Richard Nixon rejects an Appeals Court demand to turn over the Watergate tapes.
1987: In retaliation for Iranian attacks on ships in the Persian Gulf, the U.S. navy disables three of Iran's offshore oil platforms.
1988: British government bans TV and radio interviews with members of Irish political group Sinn Fein and 11 paramilitary groups.
1989: The 1975 conviction of the Guilford Four overturned by British courts; the four men had been convicted in the 1974 Guilford pub bombings.
2003: Mother Teresa is beatified by Pope John Paul II for her work among "the poorest of the poor" in India.
2005: Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's trial for crimes against humanity begins in Baghdad.

 

 

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