The profession of interior design in B.C. has been self-regulated since 1950 and protecting the public interest is a core mandate.
On July 14, the B.C. government advised AIBC that the profession of architecture will be moving under the Professional Governance Act (PGA).
The AIBC president looks at regulation changes and how self-regulatory professional bodies are under increasing political, public and media scrutiny.
A condo refurbishment project is the perfect time to come up with a cost-effective plan to provide a more inclusive and accessible environment.
Regulated professions in the province of British Columbia are under intense scrutiny right now by the government, according to Mark Vernon, CEO of AIBC.
Recently released guidelines from Ontario's Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee address the cleaning and disinfecting challenges that housekeeping staff continue to face in healthcare facilities.
The sale of a property in midtown Toronto that closed in January marks Ontario’s first case of unit owners terminating a condo corporation by vote.
The new Waterdown Library and Civic Centre is designed to read like a ‘fragment’ of the Niagara Escarpment over which it cantilevers.
UBC has taken a page from Harvard with its newly opened Library PARC facility, using a model that extends the shelf life of books from 30 years to 300.
The latest phase of accessibility regulations in Ontario may concern employment standards, but facility managers have a role to play in compliance.
Heartwood the Beach Condos, due to enter construction this spring, is likely to become Toronto’s debut six-storey wood-frame development.
Universal design encompasses much more than physical accessibility, as three Interior Designers of Canada members recently explained in a panel discussion.
Following the model of the 2010 National Building Code of Canada, the newest version of the B.C. Building Code has ...