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How subcontractors can mitigate risk in their contracts

Source: Daily Commerical News/Construct Connect

There are several ways trade contractors could use contracts imposed on them as potential push backs or claims for change orders through a certain form of subcontract, according to Dan Leduc, partner at law firm Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, who spoke at a risk management seminar in Ottawa in February. Read more.

 

Trade school reps talk skilled trades as a career option

Source: Daily Commerical News/Construct Connect

In Canada, encouraging young people to consider a skilled trades career can be difficult. Unlike some countries, such as Germany, blue collar work is looked down on by many here. Read More.

 

Improving envelope and mechanical design key for super-efficiency

Source: Daily Commerical News/Construct Connect

Tackling climate change, a critical issue in our industry, requires action, according to Sheena Sharp, principal and founder of Coolearth Architecture Inc., a firm that specializes in low-carbon design. This action includes adopting technologies that may not provide an immediate payback. Read More.