Cracks in the Foundation Part 2 launches today
Today launches the second part of the DCN-JOC three-part special series on mental illness and substance use in the construction sector, Cracks in the Foundation. Tune in to our podcast as Russell Hixson chats with Trevor Botkin, executive director for HeroWork Victoria, about how he was able to get sober from drugs/alcohol while working in the construction sector.
Schneider’s Uthayakumar makes Clean16
Schneider Electric has announced that its sustainable business president Susan Uthayakumar has been named to Canada’s 2022 Clean16 list. The Clean16 represents the 16 individual category leaders from this year’s Canada’s Clean50 Awards list, which recognizes sustainability leaders from across Canada. Uthayakumar was appointed to her post with Schneider last January.
Vancouver Legionella prevention program gets EOCP award
The City of Vancouver in conjunction with Vancouver Coastal Health have received the 2021 Innovation Award for Legionella prevention from the Environmental Operators Certification Program. The program is responsible for certifying water and wastewater operators across B.C. and the Yukon. Over the last year in Vancouver, half a dozen instances of high Legionella concentrations in building mechanical systems were detected and immediately remediated.
$10.7 million for Rowan’s Ravine road improvements
The Government of Saskatchewan is investing $10.7 million in new paving and road improvements at Rowan’s Ravine Provincial Park and Highways 322 and 220 in the south of the province. Work has been completed on Highway 322 from just north of the Glen Harbour access road to its junction with Highway 220, then on Highway 220 west to Rowan’s Ravine Provincial Park.