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Fewer buyers desire move-in-ready home

Affordability was the most important necessity for the majority of home buyers this year, according to CMHC's annual Mortgage Consumer Survey.
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National home sales remain stable in October

National home sales held steady from September to October 2019, according to statistics from the Canadian Real Estate Association.
LEED v4 milestone

Construction Business

LEED v4 hits 1,000 Canadian project milestone

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is celebrating a new milestone as Canadian LEED v4 project registrations surpass the 1,000 mark.
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GTA home sales up since last October: TREB

Greater Toronto Area realtors reported 8,491 home sales through the MLS System in October 2019, according to the Toronto Real Estate Board.
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Construction Business

B.C. introduces climate transparency legislation

The B.C. government has introduced first-of-its-kind climate legislation in North America, setting out legal accountability requirements to achieve targets.
foam container ban

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Assitive tools released ahead of foam container ban

The City of Vancouver has launched toolkits to help businesses find recyclable and compostable alternatives to foam containers
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Ontario could lift pesticide ban in cemeteries

The current prohibition on pesticides for cosmetic purposes will continue to apply for commercial and residential properties.
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Department store repurposing nets Urban Design Award

The City of London lauded the designers behind the Kingsmill’s Department Store transformation in London, Ontario.
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Co-working to see higher demand in Halifax

A recent CBRE forecast for Atlantic Canada’s commercial real estate industry predicts an increasing need for flexible space.
MacEwan University

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MacEwan University welcomes kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre

As architect of the MacEwan University project, DIALOG worked closely with kihêw waciston leadership to understand their needs and teachings.
obscure rental housing statute

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Ontario to scrap obscure rental housing statute

The Residential Complex Sales Representation Act is among dozens of statutes and regulations tagged for revision or outright repeal in proposed omnibus legislation introduced in late October.
Housing Vancouver

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Housing Vancouver reports need for stronger rental focus

The Housing Vancouver Q3 update shows that purpose-built rental approvals are currently below the 10-year target set by the City of Vancouver.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Continuum REIT sells GTA high-rise portfolio to Starlight

Continuum REIT, an affiliate of Q Management LP, announced that it has sold Starlight Investments its GTA multi-residential portfolio for a gross purchase price of $1.732 billion.
Stovel Block

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Stovel Block in Edmonton designated historical resource

The Stovel Block, an Edwardian-style commercial building in The Quarters neighbourhood of downtown Edmonton, is currently undergoing a restoration.
Rain City Strategy

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Vancouver adopts new Rain City Strategy

Vancouver recently approved an ambitious green rainwater infrastructure initiative called the Rain City Strategy.
Edmonton facilities

REMI Network

Edmonton facilities get energy efficiency upgrade

Mitchell Transit Garage and Westwood Fleet Services will now operate with a much lower ecological footprint.
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Former property owner fined for environmental contamination

A former gas station property owner was recently convicted under the Environmental Protection Act for ignoring problems related to petroleum hydrocarbon contamination.