alberta

workplace safety

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.
condo manager condominium governance

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.
zoning bylaws regulations

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.
WinSport

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Alberta invests in WinSport sliding track upgrade

Alberta is investing $10 million in the upgrade and modernization of the WinSport sliding track at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary.
High Prairie Health Complex

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New High Prairie Health Complex opens

High Prairie and the surrounding regions now have access to expanded health care services due to the newly-opened High Prairie Health Complex.
Calgary_Alta

CondoBusiness

Proposed Alberta bill promotes buyer protection

New legislation was proposed in Alberta last week that would establish a builder licensing program to help consumers identify which home builders they can trust, and which they should avoid.
workplace injury

REMI Network

Alberta, police refine workplace injury and death investigations

Alberta is working on new rules to improve the way workplace injury and deaths are investigated.
ICE District

CondoBusiness

ICE District helps MacDonald Lofts residents relocate

ICE District is assisting residents of MacDonald Lofts find safe and affordable housing with the help of the Government of Alberta and Homeward Trust.
accessible parks

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Five Alberta parks to become accessible by summer

Five Alberta parks will be refurbished by this summer as part of a $3-million plan to create accessible experiences in 15 provincial parks by 2020.
Chinook Regional Hospital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

A facility addition with surgical precision

Adding a new wing to the fully developed site would require surgical precision. The original Chinook Regional Hospital, which was constructed close to 30 years
University District

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Calgary’s University District gets LEED Platinum

Calgary’s University District is the largest residential project in Canadian history to earn LEED Platinum certification for Neighbourhood Development.
Fort McMurray

CondoBusiness

Property Disaster Management at Fort McMurray

Two months after the Fort McMurray wildfires began, they were deemed under control thanks to the efforts of responders, including FirstOnSite Restoration.