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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Weed killer misstep lands Edmonton in court

The City of Edmonton acknowledges vegetation damage occurred when weed killer was "inadvertently sprayed" in a residential neighbourhood.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Alberta to implement mandatory training for new commercial truck drivers

Training for new commercial truck drivers in Alberta is set to become mandatory in the wake of the Humboldt bus crash. Transportation Minister Brian Mason
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Canadian Property Management

Q2 office vacancy space figures released

Figures for office vacancy space in Q2 of 2018 have been released. The report revealed positive absorption rates for most of the major markets in Canada.
ICE District

Canadian Property Management

Calgary and Edmonton show strong real estate performance in differing sectors

Alberta’s two largest cities enjoyed considerable real estate investment in 2017 in differing sectors within the industry.
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Canadian Property Management

Alberta retracts promised retrofit incentives

Despite information posted on the Energy Efficiency Alberta website for more than a month, commercial customers do not qualify for the new incentives announced in May 2018.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada, Alberta invest in Stanley A. Milner library project

The Governments of Canada and Alberta are investing a total of $4 million in the revitalization of Edmonton's Stanley A. Milner Library.
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REMI Network

What Alberta’s health and safety changes mean for employers

A new OHS system come into effect in Alberta on June 1, a move the province promises will better protect workers and ensure their rights.
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REMI Network

Alberta issues environmental protection order at former Sears Canada site

Alberta issued an environmental protection order against Sears Canada and Concord North Hill GP Ltd for neglecting an underground storage tank leak.
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REMI Network

New industrial rebates for energy savings in Alberta

Alberta has added several industrial-specific rebates to its Energy Efficiency Alberta’s Business Non-Profit and Institutional Energy Savings Program.
energy efficiency

REMI Network

Alberta overhauls workplace safety rules

Workers in Alberta would be able to refuse unsafe work conditions under new workplace safety legislation the provincial government is proposing.
Fort McMurray landlords

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Fort McMurray landlords scrutinized in 2016-17

Alberta courts ordered restitution for 12 breaches of the Residential Tenancy Act in 2016-17 and meted out an unprecedented $7,000 fine.
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CondoBusiness

Last chance for Albertans’ input on improving condominium governance

Albertans that would like to provide input on ways the government can improve condominium governance and dispute resolution have until November 10 to do so.
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CondoBusiness

Alberta introduces stronger protection for condo buyers

On October 12, the Alberta government approved the first stage of new regulations that will better protect condominium buyers in the province.
B.C. wildfire

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Lessons from the Wildfires: Tips for Cleaning Smoke Damage

Since early April 2017, first responders, Canadian agencies, and restoration specialists have been uniting to bring British Columbia back from one of the worst wildfire seasons in the province's history.
indoor air quality

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Forest fires pose indoor air quality challenge

Indoor air quality specialists concur that larger commercial buildings are among the better places to be when outdoor conditions are compromised since HVAC systems typically incorporate air filtration.
smart buildings

Canadian Property Management

Alberta hits the trifecta for GHG emissions

Differing populations, economic drivers and sources of electricity generation are easily discernible in the provincial/territorial breakdown of GHG emissions statistics.
energy conservation programs

Canadian Property Management

Alberta rolls out energy conservation programs

Commercial business operators and broader public sector entities such as health care facilities, schools, universities and colleges can claim for partial refunds of applicable purchases made since March 24 of this year.