Watermain break floods hotel in middle of night, causes
thousands in damages
The municipal water main, an asbestos
was only put in place 40 years ago.
Pipes are slowly being replaced. Photo courtesy Westerly News.
Guests at a hotel in Ucluelet, British Columbia were woken up at 2:30
am, not by a knock on the door, but by a torrent of water rushing
into their rooms.
More. A concrete and asbestos watermain had ruptured,
flooding the hotel and several area streets. The pipe will be
replaced with a new PVC watermain.
Election fever grips North America
We're only two months away from election day in the United States.
(Here in Canada, an election may be even closer.) An article
in Midwest Business magazine says Democrats and Republicans alike
need to pay attention to the real issue facing the country -
Where should we spend our money?
Residents of Saskatchewan, a
Province newly-rich with resources revenue, were asked this very
question. Healthcare will typically always be number one in
Canada. But the number one priority may surprise you -
Victoria water pipes to get $10m
A $10-million project to upgrade the city of
Victoria's water distribution pipes will be one of the largest of its
kind in Canada.
infrastructure money for Canada's most populous province has started
to arrive. The City of Burlington, for example, will receive over
$7 million, part of a $22 million package for the entire region. More.
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