Health & Safety
Proposed amendments to Ontario's Cannabis Control Act would allow authorities to lock down and bar entry to residential dwellings in the course of laying charges
More stringent fines and an extended period for prosecutions are slated to come into force 30 days after the Ontario legislature adopts the Budget Measures Act.
It’s not easy being a condo director or manager, as they are on the “front lines,” dealing with difficult owners and occupants.
As employers, condo corporations can be prosecuted under the ‘general duty’ clause, even when complying with OHSA safety compliance regulations.
How can companies adapt to the monumental change of cannabis legalization? The short answer is to implement a drug policy.
Construction site security is under renewed scrutiny after a member of the public gained access to a downtown property and scaled a crane.
Cultural attitudes are shifting such that workplace harassment is becoming impossible to ignore, including in condo communities.
The TSSA recently lifted the requirement to undertake certain upgrades to the controls of single-speed elevators, but it doesn’t mean building owners should abandon modernization.
Coordinating building systems and dealing with a variety of issues personal to clients’ homes have the potential to place property managers in harm’s way.
These situations are rarely straightforward for property owners/managers juggling legal obligations to protect privacy, accommodate disabilities and ensure the health and safety of all building residents.
With 2016 now underway, REMI’s award-winning editorial team takes a look at the top stories from 2015 and how they will continue to impact the
Beyond the occupier's duty of care — a responsibility that property owners bear toward inhabitants, visitors and trespassers — landlords are also employers subject to health and safety regulations.
A new working at heights training standard aimed at preventing deaths and critical injuries in the Ontario construction sector takes effect April 1.
SaskPower's experience sparks recall of smart meters in Ontario.
When last winter’s ice storm walloped Toronto days before Christmas and knocked out power in parts of the city for upwards of a week, it
A property management company has a health and safety program in place; its employees are well-trained and aware of the hazards they face in the
The number of Toronto priority neighbourhoods may rise to 31 from 22, due to changes in the criteria that the city uses to determine at-risk areas.