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July 9, 2019
Ellisdon wins construction for Canada Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Ellisdon Construction has won a contract to design, build, and operate the Canada Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, with the Canadian Minister of International Trade Diversification, Hon Jim Carr, announcing that Ellisdon would work with a consortium comprising business giants such as Cisco on the project.

The consortium’s members include Moriyama & Teshima Architects, Lord Cultural Resources, Hatch, Kubik, Thornton Tomasetti, NGX, and Cisco.

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July 9, 2019
EllisDon wins contract to build Canada pavilion for Expo 2020

EllisDon Construction, a leading construction and building services company, has been awarded the contract for the design, build and operation of the Canada Pavilion and Public Presentation at the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai event. Together with consortium members Moriyama & Teshima Architects, and Lord Cultural Resources, EllisDon and team will deliver the pavilion and its public presentation space. They will also be joined by Hatch, Kubik, Thornton Tomasetti, NGX and Cisco, according to Canada's Ministry of International Trade Diversification.

Complementary programming, which will include business, investment attraction and cultural components, will unfold in the Canada Pavilion during the 172 days of Expo 2020 Dubai, which will run from October 20 next year to April 10, 2021, it added.

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July 9, 2019
EllisDon wins contract to build Canada pavilion for Expo 2020

EllisDon Construction, a leading construction and building services company, said it has been awarded the contract for the design, build and operation of the Canada Pavilion and Public Presentation at the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai event. Together with consortium members Moriyama & Teshima Architects, and Lord Cultural Resources, EllisDon and team will deliver the pavilion and its public presentation space. They will also be joined by Hatch, Kubik, Thornton Tomasetti, NGX and Cisco, said the statement from the company.

The contract was awarded to EllisDon Construction by Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, at a key event held in Ontario, Canada. “The Canada Pavilion in Dubai will serve as a meeting place for Canadian business and innovators. It’s one more way our government is opening doors for companies to compete in thriving global markets, secure new contracts, attract international investment and create well-paying jobs for middle class Canadians," remarked Carr.

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July 9, 2019
EllisDon and team will deliver the pavilion and its public presentation space

EllisDon Construction, a leading construction and building services company, said it has been awarded the contract for the design, build and operation of the Canada Pavilion and Public Presentation at the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai event.Together with consortium members Moriyama & Teshima Architects, and Lord Cultural Resources, EllisDon and team will deliver the pavilion and its public presentation space. They will also be joined by Hatch, Kubik, Thornton Tomasetti, NGX and Cisco, said the statement from the company.

A first-of-its-kind event in the region, Expo 2020 Dubai will bring people together from around the globe to the UAE to showcase world innovations and encourage international collaboration.

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July 8, 2019
Minister Carr announces award of contract for Canada Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai will bring people together from around the globe in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to showcase world innovations and encourage international collaboration. With an anticipated 25 million visits, Expo 2020 Dubai will be a platform to showcase Canadian innovation and to promote new business opportunities for Canadian companies and attract international investment in Canada, which in turn will create jobs for the middle class. This Expo will also be a chance to highlight Canadian leadership in top sectors such as advanced technologies, aerospace, artificial intelligence, tourism and education, as well as to promote Canadian values like gender equality and sustainable practices.

Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, announced that EllisDon Construction Ltd. was awarded the contract for the design, build and operation of the Canada Pavilion and Public Presentation at Expo 2020 Dubai. Together with consortium members Moriyama & Teshima Architects, and Lord Cultural Resources, along with Hatch, Kubik, Thornton Tomasetti, NGX and Cisco, EllisDon and team will deliver the pavilion and its public presentation space.

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July 6, 2019
State Museum Board approves study of Louisiana Museum System

During a recent meeting with the Louisiana Museum Foundation Board of Trustees in New Orleans, Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser made two announcements regarding the future of the Louisiana State Museum system. First, Nungesser announced the Museum Governance Study being conducted by Lord Cultural Resources. Secondly, he will support legislation that would ultimately return the hiring of the Museum Director back to the Museum Board of Directors.

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July 2, 2019
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser supports loosening his authority over State Museum

Eleven years after a state law gave his office the power to appoint the leader of the Louisiana State Museum, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser wants that law changed and his authority curbed.

Lord Cultural Resources will examine whether the board should select the museum director, whether different boards should oversee museums in various parts of the state, and how museums across the state can best work together, Nungesser's office said.

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July 2, 2019
Funding approved to study future of The Hole

Plans to develop a national media archive in the former military complex known as The Hole are beginning to take shape with the help of newly announced funding from the provincial government.

The Canadian Broadcast Museum Foundation will be leaning on the expertise of firms Stantec and Lord Cultural Resources to review the status of the Norad facility, with the help of matching funds from Canadian Heritage, foundation, executive director Kealy Wilkinson said.

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June 24, 2019
SPECTACLE working on some eye-catching architecture projects

Currently, along with design partners Dialog and Lord Cultural Resources, SPECTACLE is design lead and project architect on a 43,000-square-foot extension to the Museum of the Regiments.

It will become the permanent home of the Afghanistan Legacy Exhibition and will also include event spaces, expanded education and meeting areas, and a new theatre/cinema.

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June 13, 2019
City resolution unlocks funds for Historic Virginia Key Beach Park museum

After years of standstill, Virginia Key Beach Park took a step toward constructing its proposed civil rights museum. “Virginia Key Beach has been the place to welcome people who were not welcomed elsewhere,” said Wallis Tinnie, a Miami resident of over 50 years, to commissioners. “I think the idea of having a museum to document the wonderful history of civil rights in this community is a legacy I think you would be proud that you were a part of.”

Under the resolution, the city will enter into an interlocal agreement with the county and address “any museum operational shortfall within the first 10 years of operation.” In December 2016, consulting firm Lord Cultural Resources released a business plan and projections update for the museum. The update detailed the museum will likely require operating support from both government and private sources.

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