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F or nearly a century, Graham Construction has contributed to the construction industry’s biggest and most innova- tive projects—in fact, the company’s inaugural project was no less than building railway stations for the Canadian Pacific Railway. Today, Graham is a multi-billion dollar company with a roster of industrial, building, and infrastructure projects that have shaped Canadian communities and contributed to the quality of life for millions. In 2018, Graham added to this prolific legacy through partic- ipation in a railway station of another kind, the Metrotown Station and Exchange Upgrade project in Vancouver. Orig- inally built in 1986, the station now serves 50,000 trips daily, and the bus exchange over 25,000, well beyond its original capacity. TransLink (the authority responsible for the regional transportation network of Metro Vancouver) chose Graham for the $49.4 million contract that would JANUARY 2019 | BUSINESS ELITE CANADA 165