MIMM research featured on CBC

“Who hasn’t felt the urge to sing in the shower, to chime in on the chorus of their favourite tune or belt out an anthem at a sporting event? Melodies ring out at every important human activity — from romancing mates to soothing babies, from worshipping to mourning, celebrating to…

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Cotton Factory making headlines

Canadian Geographic features an article on The Cotton Factory.

“The metal treads in the stairwells of the former fabric mill in Hamilton, Ontario’s industrial north end still bear the stamp of the Imperial Cotton Company. The year they were fabricated, 1900, Hamilton, Ontario was on the brink…

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Zehr Group gets green light to restore Kaufman family home

KITCHENER: Before the grand home at 621 King Street West was the Ratz Bechtel funeral home, it was the stately private residence of one of Kitchener’s leading industrialists. Today, Kitchener City Council approved a recommendation by the Heritage Committee to accept a proposal by Zehr Group that…

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Another first for Mohawk Project

On Nov. 2, we learned more about how Mohawk College’s Partnership and Innovation Centre, a Net Zero project in the heart of Mohawk’s Hamilton campus, will influence the Canadian approach to carbon reduction in our built environment, as a pilot project for both the CaGBC Zero Carbon Building…

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Unwrapping a Victorian Jewel

“KITCHENER — From the second-floor office in his mansion, industrialist Jacob Kaufman could look up from his desk, glance out the window and see the…

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Tivoli 22-storey condo tower approved unanimously

City council unanimously approved the proposal for a 22-storey condo tower on the site of the Tivoli Theatre on James Street North on Tuesday.

But there are conditions.

Under a modified comprise proposal, the city will require developers to put the structure on a five-storey podium,…

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