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  • In the right place at the right time

    09/27/19
    ​Experience and relationships are key to delivering sustainable solutions.
  • Three Ways Job Site Insights Saves Project Costs

    07/30/19
    Job Site Insights™ is PCL’s Smart Construction platform of the future.
  • The Importance of Having a Project Sustainability Vision

    05/14/19
    Scott Beckman shares why it’s important to think about sustainability goals at the start of a project.
  • Making a Difference through the Projects We Build

    05/06/19
    Thiago, an engineering student at PCL Toronto, wasn’t sure what impact he could have on society until he started working on the Queen Street Redevelopment Project at CAMH.
  • Proud to Wear PCL’s Green and Gold

    12/11/18
    Maryan Miganeh tells us what PCL has meant to her from an early age.
  • Expecting the Unexpected

    08/07/18
    A Student Body exclusive from the Bonner Bridge team.
  • Two Field Engineer Interns, Two PCL Experiences

    06/18/18
    We are Christian Robles and Izary Torres, field engineers at PCL’s San Diego office. Both of us started at PCL as interns and we would like to share our experiences with you.
  • Being a Returning Student: from Anxiety to Excitement

    06/07/17
    Patricia Baranoski shares how, with the start of her second co-op term, the pre-work jitters and anxiety from her first term have turned to feelings of excitement and possibility.
  • Growing up with a fascination for Construction

    04/10/17
    Kevin Musson talks about how fortunate he feels to have had three very different experiences in his co-op work terms. Each site has taught him different aspects of the construction industry, both in the office and in the field.
  • Advice From Within

    02/08/17
    ​We asked a few Canadian Buildings employees who have been involved with the student program to share their experiences and advice for students.
  • My Path to PCL

    12/05/16
    Kam Seehra shares how it took less than five handshakes on his first day to know that his career had to be with PCL.
  • A Student Body Exclusive – An Interview with Deron Brown

    10/03/16
    As we prepare to welcome a new class of interns to the PCL family this fall, Deron Brown, president, US Buildings, has a few words of wisdom he hopes will enable, empower, and encourage students to get the most out of their time with PCL.
  • Mixing it up with PCL’s students

    09/13/16
    PCL’s co-op students are true PCLers; their enthusiasm gets them involved with the PCL community even outside of their day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Student to Full-Time

    08/04/16
    Scott Blumell discusses how his internship with PCL was the single best part of his education.
  • Two Districts and One Great Learning Experience

    06/06/16
    Usama Hamid shares his experience working in multiple districts.