Industry News

  • Canwest believes in giving back to our communities

    Canwest Elevator & Lifts thinks that being part of a community is about more than just where you live. Its about the people who create the community. We call Alberta home and when someone in our community needs help it is our responsibility to help them. We take pride in giving people with mobility challenges […]

  • When Is It Time to Modernize Your Elevator?

    (article from buildings.com) Past, present and future considerations drive the type and timing of modernization projects By Chris Olson Manufacturer consolidation, parts inventories and dwindling numbers of personnel who know older equipment are factors to weigh when obsolescence looms. Most decisions to modernize elevators are not triggered by the kind of simple necessity that requires […]

  • Going up: 10 homes with their own elevators

    (article from MSN Real Estate) Home elevators aren’t just for the super-rich anymore. As prices drop lower and technology improves, more homeowners are installing elevators, either retrofitting them into existing homes or installing them in new ones. In fact, in a survey from the National Association of Home Builders earlier this year, 12% of homeowners […]