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Calgary office tower starts construction

Calgary office tower starts construction

New 146,000-square-foot building arises from former shopping centre site
Resources a four-letter word in Liberal, NDP, Green platforms

Resources a four-letter word in Liberal, NDP, Green platforms

Greens call for industry shutdowns, while federal Liberals and NDP references are mostly negative and dismissive
Alberta locks down as COVID-19 cases soar

Alberta locks down as COVID-19 cases soar

Vaccine passports, retail restrictions, masks and mandatory work-from-home rules in effect as province reverses grand reopening plans
LNG Canada raises the roof in Kitimat

LNG Canada raises the roof in Kitimat

Low-pressure air used in delicate three-hour elevation of 1,500-tonne steel roof to cap giant liquefied natural gas tank
Cell-phone tracking reveals meagre return to office

Cell-phone tracking reveals meagre return to office

Avison Young real-time index shows that back-to-office traffic has fallen 76 per cent in North American cities, with Vancouver traffic down 63.3 per cent from pre-pandemic levels
Canada’s commercial real estate sales shatter record

Canada’s commercial real estate sales shatter record

Vancouver’s $3.2 billion in transactions helped power Canada-wide investments to an all-time high of $14 billion in the second quarter, a new report says
Alberta ski towns face severe labour shortage

Alberta ski towns face severe labour shortage

Lack of foreign workers and local job-seekers forces hospitality sector to make tough decisions – some blame "too generous" government job benefits
Hay rustlers reveal depth of drought desperation

Hay rustlers reveal depth of drought desperation

Hay illegally baled from an Alberta park and seized by RCMP and then stolen reflects desperation of livestock producers as historic drought threatens the Prairies
Industrial sector picks up pace across the Prairies

Industrial sector picks up pace across the Prairies

Speculative development and private investors are back as vacancy rates fall and demand for distribution space increases
BREAKING: Calgary’s Bow tower sold for $1.2 billion

BREAKING: Calgary’s Bow tower sold for $1.2 billion

H&R Real Estate Investment Trust sells two-million-square-foot iconic tower to ‘significantly reduce Calgary office exposure’