LEA Shares Infrastructure Development Insights at Africa Accelerating 2019

Each year, the Canada – Africa Chamber of Business holds a series of events as part of their Africa Accelerating conference. The 4th Doing Business in Africa Today seminar was held on October 29th as part of the conference, where attendees gained insight into the reality of doing business in Africa in 2019. John Farrow, [...]

November 20th, 2019|

LEA Group Presented with Thomas Bata Award at Canada-India Business Council’s Annual Diwali Gala

The Canada-India Business Council (C-IBC) is a leading not-for-profit business organization linking Canadian and Indian businesses. The council works closely with global corporations in Canada and India, as well as smaller and medium-sized businesses to help facilitate relationships, share knowledge, and strengthen economic ties between the countries. This year, at their 16th annual Diwali [...]

October 29th, 2019|

Commemorating 65 Years With a Look at our Past, Present, and Future

This year, LEA is celebrating our 65th year in business, and this occasion felt like the perfect opportunity to reflect, reminisce, and also look forward to the future. As part of our efforts we produced a commemorative legacy book to share our story from the past 65 years, and to give you a sense [...]

September 27th, 2019|

The LEA Group Ranked as a Top International Design Firm by ENR

This year the LEA Group has been ranked by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as the #123 top international design firm. ENR is the industry leader for news, analysis, and data regarding the construction industry, and has been in publication since 1917. ENR’s annual list ranks the top 225 international firms based on their presence and operations [...]

August 9th, 2019|

Pulling our Weight at the 2019 Orbis Plane Pull for Sight

This month, our team of LEA fundraisers took part in one of our most unique charity events to-date. We gathered at Pearson International Airport to take part in the 2019 Orbis Plane Pull for Sight, an annual event where teams of 20 take turns pulling a 60-tonne FedEx 757 cargo jet 20 feet across a [...]

June 21st, 2019|

Environmental Services: Shaping our Approach to New Projects and Partnerships

The world is now more aware and sensitive to the environmental impact of human action. The preservation of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning are key considerations in modern planning and engineering projects. Developers are faced with new regulations and requirements to ensure they are compliant with legislative and regulatory measures at all levels of government. Nearly [...]

June 19th, 2019|

Why Mass Timber is Driving a Resurgence of Wood in the Construction Industry

Our industry has evolved quickly over the past few years, and it is hard to ignore the amount of hype surrounding the reintroduction of wood in the construction industry. This past March, I had the opportunity to attend the 2019 Mass Timber Conference in Portland. The conference started in 2016 with only a few attendees [...]

June 19th, 2019|

Newly Renovated Queen’s University – Mitchell Hall Recognized Throughout Industry

There’s been a lot of love recently for the new Mitchell Hall and Queen’s Innovation and Wellness Centre, formerly the Physical Education Centre (PEC). Mitchell Hall, a project that LEA Consulting were structural consultants for, was recently featured in Award Magazine to recognize the architectural, design, and construction work completed on the project. Additionally, [...]

May 3rd, 2019|

LEA’s Contract Administration Group Expands to Add Environmental Services

LEA will be incorporating a new line of environmental services to our Contract Administration team, headed by Brad Dufour. Brad brings over 12 years of consulting and project management experience and will serve as Manager, Environmental within our Contract Administration team. His work as the Manager of the Environmental team at LEA will include [...]

April 23rd, 2019|

Pioneer Village Station Wins Award for “Architectural Merit: Cast-in-Place” at Ontario Concrete Awards

The Pioneer Village Subway Station was recently awarded the Ontario Concrete Industry’s 2018 Architectural Merit: Cast-In-Place Award. The Ontario Concrete awards recognize the outstanding work by companies in the concrete industry over the past year. LEA is proud to be recognized as a key design team member of The Spadina Group Associates (TSGA) on the [...]

January 10th, 2019|