Women in Green set for tomorrow
The Canada Green Building Council has its sights set on its Women in Green event, a symposium attached to Building Lasting Change 2020. The Nov. 3 panel will feature Christina Gamboa, CEO of the World Green Building Council; Lynn Simon, head of REWS sustainability, Google; Eladia Smoke, founder and principal architect at Smoke Architecture; and Holley Chant, director of sustainability at Lendlease.
Mattamy Asset Management names board
Mattamy Asset Management, Inc. (MAM) this morning announced the formation of a six-person board of directors. The list includes Carol Stephenson, former dean of the Ivey Business School at Western University and Larry Nicholson, currently executive chairman of Mattamy Homes, in addition to Peter Gilgan, who serves as MAM’s chairman and CEO. MAM is the parent company of Mattamy Homes Canada and Mattamy Homes U.S., which together comprise the largest privately held homebuilding platform in North America.
Phillips, Fullerton join Ford
Ontario Premier Doug Ford will be joined by Minister of Finance Rod Phillips and Minister of Long-Term Care Merrilee Fullerton at his daily media appearance this afternoon. The event will take place in Mississauga at 1 p.m.
Quebecers more confident in home buying
Results from the RE/MAX Real Estate Index, which measures home-buying and –selling intentions of Quebecers, finds that confidence remains high in the real estate market, with 45 per cent of respondents thinking they will likely purchase a home in the next five years, representing a five per cent increase since March. Among respondents aged 18 to 34, 70 per cent intend to acquire a home. Forty per cent of prospective buyers would rather live in the suburbs, down six per cent from March, while those preferring the country increased by the same percentage, to 27 per cent. The index was released this morning.
Clarke assigned new role at SNC-Lavalin
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. announced today the appointment of Dale Clarke as president, infrastructure services, effective immediately. Clarke, a long-time SNC-Lavalin executive with 24 years of service, will have overall responsibility for the firm’s infrastructure services including its Infrastructure Operation and Maintenance, Power, Grid and Industrial Solutions, and Construction and Project Management businesses.