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Your top graphics for 2020: Another element to sharing the news

DCN-JOC News Services
Your top graphics for 2020: Another element to sharing the news

Every week the Daily Commercial News and Journal of Commerce team brainstorms ideas for a graphic to help illustrate either a pressing news story or give a new element to a unique article, be it statistical facts and data or an impactful quote made by a source. Throughout 2020 there have been numerous graphics that have helped share our stories and disseminate pertinent information. Here is a glance at our top picks and the stories that accompany them.

 

Chandos COO completes epic cross-country pandemic road trip

 

When COVID-19 hit in early 2020, Chandos Construction had to think on its feet, thus the COO decided it was time to take a road trip to help educate and motivate staff during a trying time.

https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/economic/2020/09/chandos-coo-completes-epic-cross-country-pandemic-road-trip

 

Aging Massey Tunnel has history of starts and stops

 

When the B.C. election campaign went into full swing the Massey Tunnel project became front and centre and merited a history lesson about its storied past.

https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/government/2020/10/aging-massey-tunnel-has-history-of-starts-and-stops

 

WorkSafeBC reminds contractors, employees of rights and obligations around COVID-19

 

WorkSafeBC visited work sites to discuss COVID-19 safety precautions in order to help construction employers and labour make sites safer during the early days of the pandemic.

https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/ohs/2020/03/worksafebc-reminds-contractors-employees-of-rights-and-obligations-around-covid-19

 

Poll reignites CBA debate in B.C. as province looks to recovery

 

A poll commissioned by the BC Building Trades suggested a majority of British Columbians supported Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs), but not everyone was convinced of the survey’s findings.

https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/labour/2020/06/poll-reignites-cba-debate-in-b-c-as-province-looks-to-recovery

 

Stats show strange drop in women working in construction

 

After several years of gains, the number of women in trades dropped in 2019, according to a Statistics Canada’s Labour Force report.

https://canada.constructconnect.com/dcn/news/labour/2020/06/stats-show-strange-drop-in-women-working-in-construction

 

Faster than a speeding hammer: HeroWork rescues charity facilities

 

HeroWork is a charity that renovates other charities by organizing “radical renovations.” It is a modern-day barn raising that isn’t just a construction site, it’s an event.

https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/others/2020/11/faster-than-a-speeding-hammer-herowork-rescues-charity-facilities

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