May 23, 2013
VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Update for the week of May 27th, 2013
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of May 27th, 2013.
A federal court judge has dismissed a legal challenge by two unions to block HD Mining from hiring foreign workers. Union leaders said they were disappointed by the decision but that the court action for the Harper government to change the federal Temporary Foreign Worker program.
An explosion caused by an acetylene tank ripped through Vancouver’s West End last week. A plumber was storing the tank in his car and a spark from a remote key is thought to have ignited the gas. Several surrounding buildings were damaged.
BC Hydro construction work has damaged ancient petroglyphs near Nanaimo, B.C. Douglas White, the chief of the Snuneymuxw First Nation, said the damage is disrespectful of native heritage and that the location of the petroglyphs is well documented.
B.C. Roadbuilders Association president and Journal of Commerce Editorial Advisory Board member Jack Davidson has a column about a new worker wellness program called “Fit To Work,” and this week’s feature video profiles at ATCO Structures and Logistics in Calgary, Alberta.
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week was launched on May 6 in British Columbia with an event held in North Vancouver featuring many different safety organizations, equipment providers and demonstrations of proper safety procedures.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of May 20th, 2013.
Over 1,900 students competed in more than 60 trades at the recent Ontario Technological Skills Competition held at RIM Park in Waterloo, Ont.
Edmonton has traditionally been dominated by car traffic, but recently efforts have been made to improve the city transit system and, through transit-oriented development, to create neighbourhoods and destinations that are integrated with transit.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of May 13th, 2013.
One of the highlights of the 2013 Ontario budget is a three-year, $35-billion commitment toward public infrastructure.
The City of Calgary's ambitious Airport Trail Tunnel project is a 620 metre tunnel that will run under the new Calgary International Airport runway and will extend Airport Trail from Barlow Trail to 36 Street N.E.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of May 6th, 2013.
On April 26 dignitaries, labour and business leaders, workers and their families converged on the lit Olympic flame outside the Vancouver Convention Centre to commemorate those who lost their lives while at work.