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The Construction Record Podcast

Jan 11, 2023

On Jan. 7, 1981, a fly form on the then under-construction Bentall building collapsed. Carpenters Gunther Couvreux, Brian Stevenson, Donald Davis and Yrjo Mitrunen fell 36 floors to their deaths. On January 6th of this year as in previous years a memorial was held to celebrate their lives, remember others who have died...


Jan 4, 2023

On this episode of The Construction Record Podcast, digital media editor Warren Frey speaks with Nicholas Tountas, a trades advocate and sheet metal worker who is also a YouTuber with a cooking show aimed at the construction industry.

Tountas said he began his YouTube channel after seeing Ontario premier Doug Ford...


Dec 19, 2022

Welcome back to the Five Pods of Xmas, where we talk to Daily Commercial News and Journal of Commerce staff and find out what they regard as the significant events and trends they covered in 2022 and what they’re looking forward to in 2023.

Evan has only recently joined the Journal of Commerce but he’s already...


Dec 16, 2022

On this episode of the Construction Record Podcast, digital media editor Warren Frey speaks with WINT Water Intelligence chief product and strategy officer Yaron Dycian about how the company is lowering carbon emissions and reducing water damage and waste through smart monitoring.

Dycian explained water damage leaks are...


Dec 14, 2022

On this episode of the Construction Record podcast, digital media editor Warren Frey speaks with TCU Development Corporation vice-president of operations Dylan Desjardins about the challenges of building rental housing in the Ottawa region.

Dsjardins highlighted a lack of available labour as a key part of why it’s...