This week on TCR Express digital media editor Warren Frey speaks with Journal of Commerce staff writer Russell Hixson about the $100 million in funds going to the new Vancouver Art Gallery Building as well as a new BuildForce Canada course which helps those in a position to hire detect unconscious biases in their hiring practices.
Daily Commercial News staff writer Angela Gismondi has news from a Scotiabank virtual housing summit session about leveraging successful partnership models, and staff writer Don Wall reports on a blunt message about carbon reduction delivered by Ariel Feldman of Choice Properties to fellow Toronto developers at the recent ULI ESG Symposium.
We also have an interview with Andrew Koolsbergen, the vice president of strategy and stakeholder engagement at the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships. The CCPPP’s annual conference takes place Nov. 16 to Nov. 18 and for the second year its in a virtual format.
You can listen to The Construction Record and TCR Express on the Daily Commercial News and Journal of Commerce websites as well as on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Amazon Music’s podcast section and you can hear last week’s episode of TCR Express here and our interview with Russ Stephens of the Association of Professional Builders here. Thanks for listening and we’ll see you next week.