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Alberta revenue boost

CondoBusiness

New fees and taxes spell Alberta revenue boost

New budget announces plans to double various land title fees, apply the 4 per cent tourism levy on online short-term rental transactions and bring all public sector pension fund investment management back under AIMCo's purview.
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Canadian Property Management

Alberta won’t rescue energy efficiency programs

The move concludes the process begun five months ago when the newly elected United Conservative Party government repealed the carbon tax and eliminated the funding source for the incentives.
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REMI Network

Summit acquires $588M light industrial portfolio

The portfolio comprises 37 properties in Alberta
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Construction Business

Alberta enables long-term property tax breaks

Newly adopted amendments to Alberta's Municipal Government Act extend provisions that were initially devised to support the rejuvenation of derelict brownfields to all non-residential properties.
Alberta energy efficiency programs

Canadian Property Management

Alberta energy efficiency programs in question

Ontario draws on the legacy of more than a dozen years of programming, while Energy Efficiency Alberta has had little time to capture public or capital planners' attention.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Soil sample results intensify cleanup demands

Hazardous contaminants from former industrial operations still linger in a now largely residential area of Edmonton.
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CondoBusiness

New Alberta condo rules to increase transparency

The Province of Alberta is launching new condo rules that will increase transparency and improve condominium governance in the province.
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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.
Edmonton facilities

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.
retrofit incentives

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.
energy efficiency

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.