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Ontario Construction News staff writer LafargeHolcim says it has joined the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) "Business Ambition for 1.5°C", becoming the first global building materials company to sign the pledge with intermediate targets for 2030, validated by SBTi. “This commitment...
By THE CANADIAN PRESS The federal government plans to spend $1 billion over the next six months so cities and housing providers can buy properties being sold because of the COVID-19 pandemic and use them to keep people from becoming...
The CANADIAN PRESS Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says there was some evidence of overvaluation in Canada’s housing market this spring amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Crown corporation says in cities such as Victoria, Moncton and Halifax, there was a widening...
CANADIAN PRESS The national housing strategy will need new tools to move more quickly from ideas to finished projects during the COVID-19 pandemic, says the head of the federal housing agency. The Canada Housing and Mortgage Corp. is a key overseer...
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) says home sales in August climbed 6.2 per cent compared with July to hit an all-time record for the month with gains led by the Greater Toronto Area and B.C.’s Lower Mainland. Compared with...