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REMI Network

The importance of indoor air quality for productive workers

In the 1700s, Ben Franklin said, “I am persuaded that no common air from outside is so unwholesome as the air inside a closed room
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REMI Network

Potentially hazardous mould found aboard Canadian warship

Higher-than-normal levels of mould spores were found aboard a Canadian warship, recently released Defence Department documents have revealed.
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REMI Network

Back safety campaign launched in Alberta

A campaign promoting back safety in the workplace has been launched by the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE). Save Our Backs aims to update
Montreal

Canadian Apartment Magazine

UniCité rental development coming to Montreal

The Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ and Cogir Real Estate announced that they are partnering on a new rental residential project, called UniCité, located on Molson Street in Montréal.
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Toronto Central YMCA receives prestigious award

The Toronto Central YMCA has received the Prix du XXe siècle, an award that recognizes outstanding contribution to Canadian architecture.
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Insurance industry unprepared for extreme weather

As historic flooding devastates communities in NB and BC, new research reveals the insurance industry hasn’t considered climate change in their practices.
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Don Fairgrieve-Park named in 2018 class of BOMA Fellows

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada has congratulated Don Fairgrieve-Park for being named in the 2018 class of BOMA Fellows.
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Rents for industrial space continue to rise as demand outpaces supply

Insatiable demand for industrial space in Canada continues to outpace supply and drive rents higher, according to a new report from Avison Young.
Green certified office space

Canadian Property Management

Green certified office space no rarity in Canada

On a square footage basis, more than 50 per cent of the commercial inventory in Vancouver and Toronto now boasts LEED or BOMA BEST status.
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Calgary real estate leaders recognized at awards ceremony

Calgary’s leaders in commercial real estate and high performing buildings were recognized at the TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards on Thursday.
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Diamond Schmitt opens $44.9 million facility at college in Ottawa

Diamond Schmitt has opened a new state-of-the-art facility for “learning, innovation and entrepreneurship” at Algonquin College in Ottawa.
Minto new rental project

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Minto Capital announces new rental project in T.O.

Minto Capital announced it is moving ahead with a new rental project at 39 Niagara St. on the corner of Bathurst and Front in downtown Toronto.
myComply site safety

Construction Business

myComply launches tech to improve site safety

Saskatoon-based myComply has launched its flagship solution to reduce risks by making it easy for general contractors to verify safety certifications.
IFMA standard

Canadian Facility Management & Design

IFMA celebrates publication of newest FM standard

IFMA is celebrating the publication of a new management systems standard for the industry: “ISO 41001, Facility Management – Management Systems – Requirements with guidance for use.”
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REMI Network

Standards for elevator repair times one step closer

The Ontario government last week passed legislation aimed at addressing concerns about elevator availability in the province.
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New fines for turning away canvassers take effect

Apartment landlords and condo corporations that turn away canvassers from multi-residential buildings during the election will risk fines under new rules.
Sanofi Pasteur

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario invests in Toronto vaccine manufacturing facility

The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $70 million towards Sanofi Pasteur Limited’s $500-million vaccine manufacturing facility in Toronto.