Jun 22, 2018
On this episode of The Construction Record podcast, national editor Vince Versace and daily editor Lindsey Cole tackle the impending legalization of cannabis and how it will affect the construction industry, and also take a look at both our own coverage of women in the trades. Staff writer Angela Gismondi also talks to College of Carpenters and Allied Trades Inc. executive director Cristina Silva about the Creating Real Apprenticeships for Toronto (CRAFT) program focused on attracting and retaining women to the industry.
Staff writer Don Wall recently attended the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors summit and he spoke to Gareth David, the chief estimator for PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc., who spoke at the summit about the new International Construction Measurement Standards intended to bring more coherence to analysis and procurement of projects internationally.
Journal of Commerce digital media editor Warren Frey also has a summary of the latest construction news from western Canada, and Vince looks at the latest economic trends in his segment concluding the podcast.