Morrison Hershfield

Morrison Hershfield is a market leading, employee-owned engineering firm committed to making a difference in our communities. We are anchored by exceptional technical expertise and high performing employees across North America. Our highly focused approach to the clients and markets we serve ensures that we deliver the value our clients demand.
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Treetops Adventure Gets a Lift

By Morrison Hershfield|April 17, 2014

​The adventure at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park in North Vancouver continues to reach new heights! Treetops Adventure, one of the most popular experiences at the park, is the first venue of its kind in North America. The multi-award winning attraction is currently being raised by 10 feet to give visitors an even more spectacular view from up to 110 feet above the coastal forest floor.

North Channel Bridge and Toll Plaza Open in Cornwall

By Morrison Hershfield|March 06, 2014

The new low-level North Channel Bridge, The Seaway International Bridge Corporation (SIBC) Toll Plaza and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Plaza in Cornwall were officially opened on January 24, 2014 at 7:00 am by representatives from various partners, including, the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL), SIBC, CBSA, Transport Canada, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and the City of Cornwall. Morrison Hershfield has been providing Contract Administration services to FBCL since 2011 on these projects.

George Torok Wins OBEC's Beckie Award

By Morrison Hershfield|February 07, 2014

Morrison Hershfield congratulates George Torok, on winning the 2012/2013 Ontario Building Envelope Council (OBEC) Anthony A. Woods Award of Excellence or as it is fondly known, The “Beckie”. The award honours the memory of Anthony (Tony) Woods, a Past President of OBEC who realized that the 'industry' of research, design, construction and rehabilitation of the building envelope did not have a way to recognize the contribution of its members.

Dan Farrell Joins Morrison Hershfield's Team of P3 Experts

By Morrison Hershfield|February 05, 2014

​Morrison Hershfield is very pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Daniel Farrell to our team of P3 and procurement experts. His impressive portfolio includes 26 years of public sector experience, including five years of experience as a senior manager in the Light Rail Office in Ottawa, ON, ensuring the successful procurement of a $2.1 Billion LRT system.

Morrison Hershfield's Winnipeg Office Relocates

By Morrison Hershfield|February 03, 2014

​We have moved! As of February 1, 2014, the Winnipeg office of Morrison Hershfield can be found at 59 Scurfield Blvd., Unit #1, just down the road from our former location.

Edge School for Athletes Benefits from New Artificial Turf Field

By Morrison Hershfield|January 09, 2014

Construction is underway on a new artificial turf athletic field at the Edge School for Athletes in Springbank, AB. Morrison Hershfield completed site engineering, master-planning and an upgrade of the school’s existing soccer/football facility from a natural turf field to the “latest in technological development” artificial turf field. Working together with the manufacturer, a first-in-class sports field facility was created using FieldTurf’s newest product “Revolution”. FieldTurf Revolution was selected to ensure the delivery of a high performance field using a product with a proven history of success. The design of the field incorporates the Edge School logos at center field and in the endzones.

Algonquin College Releases Bachelor of Building Science Program Video

By Morrison Hershfield|December 09, 2013

Morrison Hershfield is pleased to have been part of the promotional video recently released by Algonquin College for their new Bachelor of Building Science program. The video is available on Algonquin’s YouTube channel, and provides an overview of this well-rounded program designed to give students a better understanding of the holistic needs of the building design and construction process.

Catherine Karakatsanis Named One of Canada's Most Powerful Women

By Morrison Hershfield|December 03, 2013

Morrison Hershfield is pleased to announce that Catherine Karakatsanis has been named by the Women's Executive Network’s (WXN) as one of its 2013 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners.

Brant Street Pier Key Feature of Burlington Waterfront

By Morrison Hershfield|September 03, 2013

​The Brant Street Pier in Burlington, ON was officially opened by representatives of the three levels of federal, provincial and municipal government officials on June 14, 2013, followed by an official public opening on June 15 … just in time for the 2013 Sound of Music Festival.

Canadian Institute of Steel Construction Hat Trick

By Morrison Hershfield|August 19, 2013

Morrison Hershfield has scored three 2013 Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) awards, two in BC and one in Ontario. The regional awards, presented every two years, celebrate outstanding achievements in steel construction and are presented in three categories for projects demonstrating ingenuity in Architecture, Engineering and Sustainability. Morrison Hershfield took home an award in each of these categories.

Gold Badge Status Awarded to Morrison Hershfield

By Morrison Hershfield|July 22, 2013

For the past six years, ReNew Canada has produced its annual Top 100: Canada’s Biggest Projects report. This year, Morrison Hershfield has been awarded with Gold Badge Status recognizing the company as one of the top key players in the infrastructure renewal business, with involvement in eight (8) projects on the 2013 Top 100 list.

New Collaborative Study with Schöck on Thermal and Energy Performance of Thermal Break Technology in Concrete Balconies

By Morrison Hershfield|July 03, 2013

Morrison Hershfield and Schöck, the international developer of innovative building products, issued a comprehensive report on the impact of concrete balconies on thermal and whole building energy performance.

Prioritizing Dangerous Structures

By Morrison Hershfield|June 24, 2013

According to a recent article on the Risk & Insurance Digital Network, a recent bridge collapse in Washington State has increased the pressure on public sector risk managers to assess and mitigate exposures due to an “extensive list of deficient bridges and a lack of public funding.” Bridge expert Kent Larose, P.Eng. of Morrison Hershfield discusses how public entities must invest the time to identify and prioritize deficient structures.

Case Study: Design Considerations for Open Joint Rainscreen Cladding Systems

By Morrison Hershfield|September 04, 2012

Recent years have seen an increased trend towards rainscreen cladding system for the benefits they offer in terms of rain water management.

Case Study: Envelope Failures in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings in the Pacific Northwest

By Morrison Hershfield|August 15, 2012

Over the past two decades, market forces have driven a surge in multi-unit residential building construction and conversion projects in the coastal areas of the Pacific Northwest from southern British Columbia down to areas of northern California.