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  • summer 2023

    FCM’s Summer 2023 issue is now available!

    As the cleaning and maintenance landscape continues to improve and evolve, what does it look like these days? The pandemic leaves its mark with labour
  • heat

    Beating the heat

    As the weather continues to heat up through the summer, there are many maintenance workers who need to spend their days in the hot sun
  • air

    Protect your employees and your facility from air pollution

    As the summer heats up, so do wildfires and the smoke they carry. This year Canadian wildfires have sent dangerous levels of smoke up and

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  • self-cleaning surface

    McMaster scientists invent self-cleaning surface

    Researchers at McMaster University have made a self-cleaning surface that can repel all forms of bacteria, preventing the transfer of superbugs.
  • buildforce

    New funding for women in skilled trades

    The 2018 federal budget commits funds to inform women about apprenticeship programs, dispense financial grants for training and provide resources as they move into the workforce.
  • playground

    Canadian children lack accessible play spaces

    Playgrounds across the country continue to leave children on the sidelines with design and maintenance practices that are not fully inclusive.