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addition, Innisfree House offers a library and light-filled spaces for living, meeting and dining. The lower level features a flexible meeting room with a moveable wall, as well as a practice suite, which is used by nursing students, staff, and Board Members. Innisfree House is situated in a naturalized setting on a sloping site. The change in grade elevation allows for access and parking at both levels of the two storey building. "The Gateman Milloy team understood the importance of getting this project completed in a timely fashion as there was a high need for these end-of-life beds in our community," said Connie Dwyer, Executive Director of Innisfree House. "Their in-kind donations were significant, and they certainly demonstrated their interest in helping our community." Hospice also Recognized for Building Excellence Gateman-Milloy's work on Innisfree House was also awarded in the Institutional $2 to $5 million category. The 16,200 square foot palliative care facility was constructed on a three-acre site in Kitchener directly across from Conestoga College's Doon campus. The location was chosen with the intent of providing nursing students the opportunity to learn end-of-life palliative care. The building was designed into a hill which required mass excavation of the site to create space for outdoor living areas with walkouts and a landscaped common courtyard/patio with a wishing fountain. To shorten timelines during the site grading an earth borrow pit was created to generate clean fill, which in turn created the opportunity to replace in areas with the surplus topsoil that was available. Due to the low elevation of the site, pre- and post-development surface flows were diverted through the construction of an extensive servicing network, storm water management ponds and an infiltration gallery. Obstacles during construction included multiple pipe crossings with severe grade changes but were overcome by strict review and diligent site supervision. Site access also proved to be increasingly difficult for large earth-moving equipment via the busy main access road. Conestoga College was very accommodating with allowing access over their lands to the south via an alternate route on its property. Attention to budget is critical in any project, but when the budget relies on charitable donations there is even greater pressure for Fall/Winter 2016 17

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016

Chairman’s Message
President’s Message
Incoming Chair’s Message
Government Relations Report
Events, Upcoming Events & Member Milestones
Index to Advertisers
Gateman Milloy Building Excellence
The Metron Case
League of Champions/Safety Awards
Accreditation/COR™
New Chairman: A Profile of Frank Perricone
Modern Infrastructure
Golf Tournament
78th Annual AGM and Conference
OGCA Builders Awards
10th Annual Construction Symposium- Building Canada for 150 Years
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - cover1
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The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - 5
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - Chairman’s Message
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The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - President’s Message
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - 10
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - Incoming Chair’s Message
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The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - Government Relations Report
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The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - Events, Upcoming Events & Member Milestones
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - Gateman Milloy Building Excellence
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The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - The Metron Case
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The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - League of Champions/Safety Awards
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The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - Accreditation/COR™
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The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - New Chairman: A Profile of Frank Perricone
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The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - Modern Infrastructure
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The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - Golf Tournament
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - 78th Annual AGM and Conference
The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - 10th Annual Construction Symposium- Building Canada for 150 Years
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The Generals - Fall/Winter 2016 - Index to Advertisers
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