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ICLR's Slobodan Simonovic on the Oroville Dam crisis (Daily Planet, Feb 14, 2017)

Dr. Slobodan Simonovic, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Western University and ICLR's Director of Engineering Studies, appears on Daily P...
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7 Tips For Trade Show Success

7 Tips For Trade Show SuccessTrade Shows are a great opportunity for Companies to better Brand themselves in their Marketplace. It Showcases Your product or service and if done properly, will provide massive amounts of Value to Potential clients that are needing them.However....there are some things you may want to consider if you are planning to attend a Trade Show or sending a representative of your company.I've put together 7 tips for Trade Show Success that may come in handy.Success Tip…See More
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Buildex Vancouver 2017

 Buildex Vancouver 2017, what is it about and who should go? Located in Beautiful Vancouver British Columbia, the conference is held at the VANCOUVER CONVENTION CENTRE WEST.BUILDEX Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the Construction, Renovation, Architecture, Interior Design and Property Management industries. With more than 80 educational seminars and over 600 exhibits, BUILDEX tends to attract more than…See More
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Project Manager and Project Managers Assistant's Typical Rolls

Project Manager and Project Managers Assistant's Typical RollsComplementary tasks between a Disaster Restoration Project Manager and their Assistant...... I have been fortunate to be part of this fantastic yet challenging industry for almost 2 decades, as a technician and a textile restorer in our family business and the last 12 years being a Project Manager. I've obviously had ups and downs and along with that, there has been many learning curves. I've been fortunate enough to learn from some…See More
Jan 29
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ICLR Friday Forum: Great Cascadia megathrust earthquakes (January 26, 2017)

On January 26, 2017, ICLR conducted a Friday Forum with Dr. Kelin Wang, senior Research Scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada. Megathrust earthquake...
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ICLR Friday Forum: Halton’s Basement Flooding Mitigation Program (November 25, 2016)

On November 25, 2016 ICLR conducted a Friday Forum with John Duong, Manager of Systems Planning and Customer Service in the Public Works department at the Re...
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ICLR Friday Forum: Challenges in projecting precipitation extremes (October 14, 2016)

On October 14, 2016, ICLR conducted a Friday Forum with Dr. Francis Zwiers, director of the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) at the University of Vi...
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ICLR's Kovacs on ICLEI Canada's Livable Cities Forum (Global TV Halifax -

ICLR Executive Director Paul Kovacs and ICLEI Canada Manager Ewa Jackson speak about the purpose and goals of ICLEI Canada's 2016 Livable Cities Forum, held ...
Sep 29, 2016

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Drone comes within 200 feet of airliner near LA airport

LOS ANGELES - A drone came within 200 feet of hitting a Lufthansa jet near Los Angeles International Airport on Friday - the latest run-in between aircraft and the increasingly popular unmanned flyers.

Autonomous vehicle disruption 'doesn't have to matter' to auto insurance providers: Speaker

Auto insurance providers cannot afford to wait 10 years to adjust their business for autonomous vehicles, but driverless cars do not necessarily pose a threat to personal auto insurance providers, the Royal Bank of Canada's head of home and...

Excessive steaming a factor in CNRL's Primrose leaks: Alberta regulator

CALGARY - Excessive steaming was one of the factors that caused more than one million litres of oily water to ooze to the surface at an eastern Alberta oilsands site nearly three years ago, an investigation by the Alberta Energy Regulator has...

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Millenials most likely to buy insurance online using tablets or mobile phones, but purchases via laptop/desktop computers remain dominant: Finaccord

Consumers from the Millennial generation are more likely to buy insurance online using a tablet or mobile phone than their older counterparts, according to United Kingdom-focused research released on Tuesday by Finaccord, a market research,...

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Toronto Transit Commission probes potential future use of automated vehicles

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is recommending to its board that staff continue to monitor the technological and legislative progress of automated vehicles (AVs) and report back with a recommendation for potential future use of AVs at the transit agency.

The post Toronto Transit Commission probes potential future use of automated vehicles appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Vericlaim Canada celebrates new office in British Columbia

Vericlaim Canada, a subsidiary of Sedgwick, hosted an opening celebration for its new Langley, British Columbia office on March 2, 2017 and welcomed many industry friends and partners for a firsthand look at the company’s growth. Mike Holden, President, was pleased to officially welcome

The post Vericlaim Canada celebrates new office in British Columbia appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

Multi-line brokerage Andrew Agencies Ltd. announces acquisition of McCracken Insurance M.I.L. Ltd.

Multi-line brokerage Andrew Agencies Ltd. announced on Thursday the acquisition of Airdrie, Alta.-based McCracken Insurance M.I.L. Ltd. Andrew Agencies will acquire McCracken Insurance on April 3, the former said in a press release. The new Airdrie location will be the

The post Multi-line brokerage Andrew Agencies Ltd. announces acquisition of McCracken Insurance M.I.L. Ltd. appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

TSB reiterates recommendation to require all fishing vessels have anti-exposure worksuits or survival suits

The federal agency responsible for investigating boating accidents reiterated this week a warning that many small fishing vessels are permitted to operate in cold waters without anti-exposure worksuits or survival suits. In March, 2016, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada

The post TSB reiterates recommendation to require all fishing vessels have anti-exposure worksuits or survival suits appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.

TransCanada gets U.S. State Department’s OK for Keystone XL pipeline

CALGARY – TransCanada has been granted a presidential permit from the U.S. State Department that allows it to move forward on building the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, the latest turn in fortunes for the controversial project. In granting the permit,

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