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As you know, RAIC delivers News Clips/Les manchettes direct to your inbox each Friday, briefing you on the latest industry news that impacts your practice. But we know you are busy and may have missed an important article or two. To that end, here's your monthly recap of the top five stories your peers accessed this month. For more articles, or to see what's trending now, visit the News Clips/Les manchettes news portal. To unsubscribe from this monthly recap, click here.
Comme vous le savez, l'IRAC envoie Les manchettes directement dans votre boîte de réception chaque vendredi, pour vous tenir au courant des derniers développements de l'industrie qui ont un impact sur votre pratique. Nous sommes toutefois conscients du fait que vous êtes occupés et que vous avez peut-être manqué un ou deux articles importants. C'est pourquoi vous trouverez ici un récapitulatif mensuel des cinq principaux articles que vos pairs ont consultés ce mois-ci. Pour consulter plus d'articles, ou pour voir les tendances actuelles, visitez le portail des nouvelles Les manchettes. Pour vous désabonner de ce récapitulatif mensuel, cliquez ici.

Brian MacKay-Lyons wins 2015 RAIC Gold Medal
Canadian Architect
A Nova Scotia architect, whose internationally acclaimed buildings are grounded in the design and construction traditions of East Coast architecture, is the 2015 recipient of the RAIC Gold Medal. Brian MacKay-Lyons, FRAIC, is a founding partner of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is also a professor at Dalhousie University and the founder of Ghost Lab, an educational program that took place on his family farm during the summers of 1994 to 2011. His work has been recognized by more than 100 awards, 300 publications and 100 exhibitions.
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Edmonton architecture scene shares spotlight of global award
Edmonton Journal
While Canada's new global prize for architecture was awarded to a humble library in rural China last October, Edmonton is now sharing the spotlight. An organizer of a lecture on the Moriyama RAIC International Prize hopes in addition to highlighting the involvement of Edmontonians in the prize, the event will encourage local architects to aspire higher.
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Canada, Australia and New Zealand sign APEC Architect MRA
Journal of Commerce
The MRA came about as a result of Canada's, Australia's and New Zealand's participation in the APEC Architect Project. All three economies maintain an APEC Architect Register of senior architects who have met a number of criteria including having at least seven years of senior experience. As a result of the MRA, an APEC Architect in Australia or New Zealand is entitled to registration in Canada as of right, apart from being assessed about any aspects of the architectural process in Canada that is specific to Canada.
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5 things to know about Ryerson's new Student Learning Centre
Metro News
Ryerson University's new Student Learning Centre, the eight-story architectural marvel perched at Yonge and Gould streets, held its soft opening recently. Here are five interesting features of the new building. The blue and white structure was designed by Zeidler Architects in Toronto and the Norwegian firm Snøhetta. The latter designed both the Oslo Opera House and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt. The Student Learning Centre features not one, but three green roofs, earning it a LEED Silver designation for sustainability.
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Jim Watson joins critics of 'victims of communism' monument location
CBC News
Ottawa's mayor has joined a growing list of detractors who oppose the location of a national memorial for victims of communism, set to be built along Wellington Street in the Nation's Capital. The $5.5 million-dollar monument by a Toronto architect features six rising, concrete slabs covered with millions of "memory squares" to commemorate lives lost under various communist regimes.
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