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The right glove for the job

Hand cuts are one of the most common work injuries in the trades, but luckily, they’re also one of the most preventable. “Hand injuries are the number-one preventable accident in the workplace,” says Shane Nider, hand safety specialist with Superior Glove. “Most hand injuries really take place when the glove is not on the hand...

Terence Chan: Born entrepreneur

Terence Chan wasn’t enjoying the engineering program he was enrolled in, so he took his parents’ advice and switched to plumbing at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and found his future...

The move towards mass timber buildings − Part I

Buildings constructed of mass timber are becoming the “new kids on the block” for the residential and commercial sector. Mass timber architecture appeals to both builders and owners alike because of the ease of construction, large open spaces and high ceilings containing attractive wooden beams. Mass timbers are also more durable than…

You won’t even know we are here

Situated on 700 acres within a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in Alberta is an iconic piece of Canada’s building landscape. Built in 1922, the lodge draws visitors from around the world and is made up of 441 guest rooms and cabins. Given the age of this facility, renovations and improvements are required from…

Adam Bighill: Influential on and off the field

Football fans know Adam Bighill as a three-time Grey Cup champ and a highly-skilled, driven linebacker. Outside of football circles the Canadian Football League (CFL) veteran is also known for his commitment to numerous...
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