The Influencers


Recognizing the relevance of restoration’s role

Impact Cleaning Services’ Yiannis Boutsalis explains how the bar has been raised during the pandemic era.
Jean Larose

Remembering former ISSA Canada leader Jean Larose

Larose joined ISSA Canada under its previous moniker in 1962 and helped grow the organization into the industry leader it is today.

Experience ValkarTech’s expertise

ValkarTech is a consulting firm specializing in hygiene and sanitation and the assessment of janitorial services in various environments and settings.
Clean earnings place Canadian companies among global top 200 for revenue from low-carbon business activities

Canadian suppliers lauded for clean earnings

Product and service suppliers to the property and facilities management sector are among eight publicly listed Canadian companies ranked for highest global revenues tied to low-carbon business activities.

Kleenzone values customer-first approach

Kleenzone’s skilled staff has been instrumental to its success. So, too, has the company’s commitment to maintaining face-to-face contact with all clients.

Regency Cleaning and Maintenance: A New Frontier

Steve Milner has seen his company grow at a steady pace thanks to its reputation for delivering exceptional commercial janitorial services.

Stephanie Toomey: Leading The Way

For many decades, the corporate side of the commercial cleaning industry has been largely male-dominated. However, change is afoot as is the case with most

M.C. Janitorial Systems: All in the Family

Over the next five years, M.C. Janitorial Systems aims to strengthen its foothold in the commercial building industry, specifically among medical office centres.

Attracting young people to skilled trades

The construction industry has to recruit and retain young people for skilled trade jobs as a wave of retirements looms.

Corporate Specialty Services: Pursuit of Happiness

Corporate Specialty Services saw a 20 per cent increase in its business in 2018. The company now serves more than 300 clients across 600 locations, totalling more than 16 million square feet of cleanable area.

A spectrum of possibilities

With time and experience, Fred Rosen's Spectrum Building Services has expanded its offerings to become a full-service flooring maintenance and emergency restoration company.

Fresh and Clean and DryIt: A healthy outlook

James Lee Senter, owner of Fresh and Clean and DryIt, is among the most recognizable figures in the professional cleaning industry devoted to educating the industry on the importance of cleaning for health.

Sunshine Building Maintenance: Building a Legacy

Now in operation for more than six decades, Sunshine Building Maintenance Inc. is one of the largest privately owned cleaning companies in Ontario.

Fairmont Royal York: Service Second to None

There’s no missing the Fairmont Royal York when flying over Toronto, pulling into Union Station on one of the main train lines or travelling into downtown.
Humber College

Humber College: Beacon of Knowledge

Spencer Wood of Humber College leads the facilities management department in a quest to reduce the school’s carbon footprint.
Kleenway Services

Kleenway Services: A Matter of Heart

This past summer, Kleenway Services’ Bill Germanis was busy preparing to take on a new national cleaning contract for one of the world’s largest retailers.
Whiterose Janitorial Services

Whiterose Janitorial Services: Pure and Simple

Now in its thirty-first year of operation, Whiterose Janitorial Services has come a long way since the company was a one-man show in Woodbridge, Ontario.