All posts by Habibur Rahman

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    NS: Halifax Regional Municipality approve $2M grant for Discovery Centre

    A group of councillors in the Halifax Regional Municipality has endorsed a $2-million grant for the construction of the new $18.5-million Discovery Centre along the city’s waterfront, CBC News reports. The grant still needs final approval from...

    • Posted March 10, 2014
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    NL: Conception Bay South plans to build new town hall; tender to be awarded soon

    The Conception Bay South (C.B.S.) expects that a tender for the construction of new town hall will be awarded within a couple of weeks, reports The Telegram. Conception Bay South Mayor Ken McDonald hopes that construction will...

    • Posted March 10, 2014
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    NS: Truro approves senior residential development

    In Nova Scotia, Truro town council approved a senior residential development on Young Street, reports Truro Daily News. The project, by developer Mark Nash of Anglerite Dash Rental Enterprises Limited, includes a 20-unit residential development at 474...

    • Posted March 10, 2014
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  • NS: Penney Group working on home community project in Porters Lake

    Penney Group is building a new home community project in Porters Lake, Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia. TheChronicleHerald reports that developer Gail Penney, executive director of Penney Group, plans to preserve 60% of the land in...

    • Posted March 10, 2014
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  • PEI: 40-unit seniors living centre being built in Charlottetown

    Construction is underway on a 40-unit, wheelchair-accessible seniors living centre in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, reports The Guardian. It’s an apartment building that is focused on seniors but is not a community care facility. The City of...

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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  • H.B. White Canada to build 24-MW wind farmsin Nova Scotia

    H.B. White Canada Corp., a subsidiary of White Construction Inc., was selected as the engineering, procurement and construction contractor to build four community wind energy projects in Nova Scotia, reports North American Wind Power. The 24-MW portfolio...

    • Posted March 2, 2014
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  • NS: The Grainery Lofts receives LEED Gold Certification

    Southwest Properties announced that its residential building, The Grainery Lofts, has received LEED Gold Certification. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is an internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green...

    • Posted March 2, 2014
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  • NB: New design unveiled for replacement nursing home in Boiestown

    The design of the replacement facility for the Central New Brunswick Nursing Home in Upper Miramichi was unveiled in Boiestown on Feb. 20, reports DailyBusinessBuzz. The $9.1 million, 30-bed replacement facility is located at 3466 Route 625,...

    • Posted March 2, 2014
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    NB: Renovation work complete on Kennebecasis Park Elementary School

    The newly renovated and expanded Kennebecasis Park Elementary School officially opened Feb. 25 in Rothesay. The renovation of the school included upgrades to its architectural, mechanical and electrical systems; as well as a wheelchair lift and site...

    • Posted March 2, 2014
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  • New Brunswick investing $1M to expand skilled trades program for students

    The New Brunswickis investing $1 million over three years to expand the New Brunswick Teen Apprentice Program, which gives high school students early training and employment in the skilled trades. The program connects employers with potential apprentices,...

    • Posted March 2, 2014
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