Management

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Canadian cities fertile for tech job growth

The rankings reflect CBRE's assessment of each market's competitive appeal based on 13 variously weighted indicators that collectively present a picture of employment trends and other factors helping to attract and sustain a tech labour force.
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What FMs should know about irrigation systems

When properly maintained, an irrigation system can provide many years of excellent service.
Whitehorse

Whitehorse compost facility undergoing green upgrades

The Government of Canada has earmarked $3.3M from its Green Infrastructure Stream (GIS) program to support upgrades to Yukon’s Whitehorse Compost Facility. The funds will
talent attraction efforts

Making space for talent attraction efforts

Commercial real estate's core function as a provider of workspace serves as something of a living lab for the industry's own human resources strategies.
Birds

A proactive approach to bird control

Pest birds can quickly become a nuisance once they’ve turned your business into their next roosting and nesting site. Here's how to take your property back.
School

Green school cleaning 101

A growing number of schools are opting to participate in “greener” practices that benefit the students, budget, and environment.
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Improving safety programs on campus

National Safety Month is an excellent reminder to conduct an audit of existing infrastructure and determine where upgrades can be made.
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Ten things FMs should know about eyewashes

Fast action and the right action are essential to protecting the eyes.
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ESG guides prominent global real estate players

ESG provides a framework to set priorities, steer action and monitor progress toward more resilient assets, with 93 per cent of respondents reporting that criteria linked to sustainability, supporting local communities and shunning corruption influence their investment decisions.
IT

Developing an IT roadmap in facility management

The IT Community of IFMA is often asked how to get started with IT in facility management and how to develop a long-term strategy for FM IT solutions.
CaGBC

CaGBC launches energy disclosure challenge

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is challenging property stakeholders to be more open about their energy, water, and carbon usage. On March 27, the
Ergonomics

Justifying the costs of workplace ergonomics

You’ve identified the ergonomic hazards, developed solutions to address them, and researched the costs and resources needed to implement the solutions. Even still, you just
MentalHealthTool

GWL reveals workplace health and safety tool

The Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace has teamed with mental health specialist Dr. Joti Samra to create a new online workplace health and safety tool.
foodservice uniforms

What to ask foodservice uniform providers

Whether running a fine dining restaurant, quick-service restaurant or foodservice operation, outfitting employees in high-quality uniforms is key.
Gen Z

Does your workplace pass the Gen Z test?

Members of Gen Z need an environment where they can create — with some strong generational preferences for managers and workspace designers to consider.
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B.C. affirms uneven split of hydro system costs

It's estimated that equitable apportionment could push residential rates 2.2 per cent higher than the proposed 1.8 per cent increase for fiscal year 2020, while commercial rates would drop and industrial rates remain the same.
organizational change

Five tips for implementing organizational change

An expert provides five tips for leaders implementing organizational change in the workplace, to avoid leaving the rest of the organization in the dark.