B.C. says the move is an attempt to improve wages and work environments and make frontline work more desirable.
While climate change has increased the prevalence of weather-related floods, water damage due to plumbing and appliance failures happen daily—and sadly, they are often preventable.
Like so many industries, many building service and cleaning contractors have reported recent difficulties in finding new workers.
With roof materials and replacement costs rising, the importance of maintaining a roof to prolong its service life cannot be understated.
Three key lessons for making buildings energy- and carbon-efficient and healthy.
Recognizing the dangers of combustible dust accumulations will help to ensure the prevention of explosions.
The threat posed by climate change keeps growing, as do the warnings of its dire consequences, but what can the cleaning industry do?
Open communication from management and staff will be key to normalizing new and fast-evolving cleaning procedures.
COVID-19 can and must serve as a wake-up call for the world to prepare for future pandemics.
Alice Sinia, quality assurance manager for Orkin Canada, shares timely tips for keeping outdoor amenity spaces free of mosquito and wasp infestations.
As live sports and entertainment return, managers of venues are faced with an assortment of safety and cleanliness challenges.
Universities need to consider what a gentler return to campuses might look for students this time around compared to 2020.
Reducing water consumption must remain an important aim for commercial facility managers.
The hunt for trained workers to fill vacant cleaning jobs is proving difficult for many companies as the effects of COVID-19 continue.
Contributing factors include an increase in the occurrence of chronic diseases, rising global healthcare expenses, and increasing medical tourism.
Key considerations for cleaning commercial workspaces in a post-COVID-19 world.
Yorkdale is the latest Canadian facility to achieve the certification, which indicates that best infection prevention practices are in place.