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First Notice: Avison Young expansion; HHCA forecast; asphalt sales

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First Notice: Avison Young expansion; HHCA forecast; asphalt sales


Avison Young adds infrastructure division

Avison Young announced today it is expanding its roster of professional services offered in Canada with the addition of a Real Estate and Infrastructure Consulting division. Sheila Botting will serve as principal and president for Americas Professional Services and Mark Fieder has been appointed principal and president of Avison Young in Canada. The division will be led by Scott Pickles. 


HHCA forecast launches today

Today is day one of the Hamilton-Halton Construction Association’s annual construction forecast. Today’s lineup features presentations from the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority and the Town of Milton, beginning at 10 a.m.; tomorrow at 10 a.m. there will be presentations from McMaster Innovation Park and City of Hamilton on Facilities and Fleet; and Thursday will feature the City of Hamilton Economic Development department and an economic presentation by Mark Casaletto, president of ConstructConnect – Canada. 


Tassi announces Industrial Relations Board appointments

Federal Minister of Labour Filomena Tassi yesterday announced the reappointments of three vice-chairs to the Canada Industrial Relations Board: Louise Fecteau, Paul Love and Lynne Poirier. Two employer members, Richard Brabander and Barbara Mittleman, and one employee member, Paul Moist, were also reappointed to the board. A third employer member, Elizabeth Cameron, was newly appointed.  


Mixed numbers for asphalt shingles in November 

Statistics Canada reported Jan. 15 that national shipments of asphalt shingles totalled 2.5 million metric bundles in Novemberdown 32.8 per cent from the previous month and up 97.5 per cent from November 2019. Production of asphalt shingles totalled 3.0 million metric bundles in Novemberdown 12.2 per cent from October and up 57.6 per cent from November 2019. 

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