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Okanagan College

Okanagan College building certified LEED Platinum

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) recently awarded Okanagan College its second LEED Platinum certification for its new trades building in Kelowna.

CIBC Mellon’s One York Street certified LEED Gold

CIBC Mellon’s office at One York Street, located in Toronto’s South Core financial district, has achieved LEED Gold certification by the Canada Green Building Council

Canada ranked second for LEED certified projects

The Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED list recognizes markets outside of the U.S. that use LEED's green building program, created by U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Nova Scotia Province House

Nova Scotia Province House marks bicentennial

The sandstone Palladian-Georgian structure is Canada's oldest legislative building, originally housing Nova Scotia's colonial government prior to Confederation.
Centre historique de la mine King

Historic Quebec site gets $3.6-mil for museum development

Canada is supporting the Centre historique de la mine King (KB3) by providing $3.6 million towards the development of the historic site.
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FSI names Jon Benjamin region manager for Canada

FSI Global, a leading facilities management software provider, recently opened a Canadian office in an effort to expand its global operations.

New partners join ISSA Show Canada

In an ongoing effort to unite the cleaning industry and tap into all educational resources, IEHA and OHHA have announced their collaboration with ISSA Show Canada.
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Design revealed for SickKids’ new Patient Support Centre

Designed by B+H Architects, the new Patient Support Centre (PSC) is a 22-storey development located on The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) campus.
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Quadrangle forms partnership with UK-based BDP

Building Design Partnership (BDP) has made a strategic investment in Toronto-based architecture and interior design firm Quadrangle.

City of Mississauga recognized for energy conservation efforts

The City of Mississauga has been recognized with multiple energy awards for 2018 for its energy conservation and innovative efforts.

New $45-million condo hotel set for Mont-Tremblant

C Hôtels Tremblant is investing $45 million in a new luxury hotel and condominium complex to be located at the foot of Versant Soleil in Mont-Tremblant.
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Canada, Quebec invest in library expansion

The governments of Canada and Quebec are each investing nearly $1.3 million to renovate, upgrade and expand the Dollard-des-Ormeaux library.
P3 public-private partnerships

Majority of Canadians support public-private partnerships: survey

According to a new Nanos Research survey, 64 per cent of Canadians remain supportive of public-private partnerships (P3s) to build critical infrastructure.
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Canada funds historic building restoration in Quebec

The Government of Canada is providing $400,000 in funding over three years to the Centre des arts contemporains du Québec in Sorel-Tracy.
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Deloitte Canada to be sole tenant of Spaces Granville

Deloitte Canada recently reached an agreement to become the sole tenant of Spaces Granville, the new Vancouver outpost of co-working office space.

The Co-operators aims for new WELL-certified HQ

The Co-operators plans to pursue WELL Certification making it the first insurance and financial services company to target this certification for a new building in Canada.
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IFMA joins forces with ISSA Show Canada

The International Facility Management Association is joining forces with ISSA and MediaEdge Communications to support a new trade show and conference – ISSA Show Canada.