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As you know, RAIC delivers News Clips/Les manchettes direct to your inbox each Friday, briefing you on the latest industry news that impacts your practice. But we know you are busy and may have missed an important article or two. To that end, here's your monthly recap of the top five stories your peers accessed this month. For more articles, or to see what's trending now, visit the News Clips/Les manchettes news portal. To unsubscribe from this monthly recap, click here.
Comme vous le savez, l'IRAC envoie Les manchettes directement dans votre boîte de réception chaque vendredi, pour vous tenir au courant des derniers développements de l'industrie qui ont un impact sur votre pratique. Nous sommes toutefois conscients du fait que vous êtes occupés et que vous avez peut-être manqué un ou deux articles importants. C'est pourquoi vous trouverez ici un récapitulatif mensuel des cinq principaux articles que vos pairs ont consultés ce mois-ci. Pour consulter plus d'articles, ou pour voir les tendances actuelles, visitez le portail des nouvelles Les manchettes. Pour vous désabonner de ce récapitulatif mensuel, cliquez ici.


Downtown Halifax transformation unveiled
Daily Commercial News
Robin Halifax Holdings Ltd. has unveiled plans to transform a downtown city block in Halifax into a mixed-use development housing a boutique hotel, condominiums, restaurant, office, retail, and public spaces with underground parking. LEED Platinum (core and shell) is being targeted. The developers said the 500,000 square-foot, twin-tower development, named 22nd Commerce Square, will span the area bounded by Granville, George, Hollis and Duke streets in the heart of downtown.
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Ground set to break on new Globe and Mail building
Daily Commercial News
Developer First Gulf is poised to break ground in October on the 500,000-square-foot Globe and Mail Centre, a 17-storey office tower set to transform Toronto's downtown east side. The building, designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, will be the new home of Canada's national newspaper and anchor the emerging St. Lawrence neighbourhood as a hub of urban activity and corporate offices.
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Canada's new architecture school: Inspired by nature to fuel a northern spirit
The Globe and Mail
The intersection of Elm and Elgin streets in Sudbury is a historic midpoint for Canada. For most of the 20th century, the Edwardian building on one corner was a telegraph station and ticket office for CP Rail. Now it has a more creative and dignified role: It is home to faculty and 70 students in Laurentian University's new School of Architecture, a bilingual institution and the first new Canadian architecture school in 40 years. "We're quite exposed here — right in the middle of things," said the school's founding director, Terrance Galvin.
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4 teams shortlisted to design new central library in Calgary
Arch Daily
Four shortlisted teams have been asked to design proposals for a new central library in the Canadian city of Calgary. Selected from 38 submissions, the competing teams of local and international architects will harness the power of platemaking to envision a 280,000 square-foot "landmark" for the East Village Calgary.
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In with the old, in with the new at Quebec City gem
Montreal Gazette
A sweeping $500,000 renovation of Le St-Pierre, a darling boutique hotel in the Old Port of Quebec City, has preserved the best of the fine old structure and bestowed a fresh new look. It wasn't easy. The building is nearly 200 years old, built when rue St-Pierre was the Wall Street of Lower Canada and Le St-Pierre was the headquarters of what is believed to be the settlement's first insurance company, Quebec Fire Insurance Cie., founded in 1820.
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