Industry News

Flexible office operators

Canada’s office co-working market in boom

It's a Canadian co-working revolution, and it's transforming the office landscape. According to from CBRE, flexible office companies have expanded their office leasing footprint by 303% since 2014.
fire extinguishers

Fire extinguishers too often a workplace enigma

Employees should be familiar with the location and use of fire extinguishers. Equally important, they should know when to abandon extinguishing efforts.
Ferris Elementary

Ferris Elementary wins Greenest School in Canada competition

As part of World Green Building Week, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Canada Coalition for Green Schools recognize Canadian schools that promote sustainability and offer programs that encourage awareness of environmental issues.
Global Ergonomics Month

October marks global ergonomics month

Ontario's Ministry of Labour is partnering with health and safety partners across the province to present ergonomic-themed events.
Timber Towers: A white paper

Report: The state of mass-timber design

Mass-timber construction is gaining traction across Canada thanks to new product technologies, advanced techniques, and changes within the 2020 National Building Code of Canada (NBCC).
women engineers

Advancing women engineers initiative launched

The engineering and technology professions in B.C. are launching a new initiative to increase the number of women in science and related occupations.
HFC prohibition dates

Quebec’s HFC prohibition dates called untimely

Proposed revisions to Quebec's halocarbon regulation could sideline some commonly used refrigerants before alternatives with lower global warming potential can feasibly be in place.
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund

Funding announced for Canadian cultural facilities

The Government of Canada has announced funding support for a number of recreational and cultural facilities across the country.
BOMA Canada BOMEX 2019

BOMA Canada announces top CRE achievers of 2019

This year’s gala presented recipients with a total of 27 awards, recognizing top CRE achievers in the industry from across the country.
Canadian health care

Canadian health care delivers climate champions

More than 190 health care organizations collectively represent 17,500 hospitals and related facilities in 28 countries that have signed on to the global effort to improve the sector's resiliency and reduce its environmental footprint.

RICS elects new Americas Board members

The regional board sets the strategic direction in Canada, the U.S., Latin America, Brazil and the Caribbean
entrepreneurship hub ICIE

Feds invest in Indigenous entrepreneurship hub

This Toronto-based Indigenous Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will be the first business incubator of its kind in southern Ontario.
Ontario government investing $26M towards culture and tourism attractions, including Shaw Centre

Ontario invests $26M in Shaw Centre, culture attractions

Ottawa's Shaw Centre is among the Canadian facilities to benefit from the Ontario government's plans to invest up to $26 million towards upgrading the province's culture and tourism attractions
regina stadium gold

Regina stadium certified accessibility gold

The Mosaic Stadium in Regina has achieved ‘Accessibility Certified Gold’ under the RHFAC program. It is the first stadium in Canada to receive the rating.
NUDA Awards

2020 National Urban Design Awards now open

Submissions are open for the 2020 National Urban Design Awards (NUDA), a program recognizing excellence in city building design and other architectural projects across Canada.

Royal Ontario Museum opens new terrace and plaza

The Helga and Mike Schmidt Performance Terrace and the Reed Family Plaza mark the final phase of the ROM’s Welcome Project.
1 Hotel Toronto Mohari Hospitality Thompson hotel

1 Hotel announces Canadian debut

1 Hotel Toronto is set to open summer 2020.