Canada

Order of Canada

Design Quarterly

Order of Canada honourees grace buildings sector

Donald Schmitt, Principal with Diamond Schmitt Architects, and Raymond Cole, Professor Emeritus at University of British Columbia's School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, are among 83 new appointments announced prior to Canada Day.
breakthrough energy fund

Canadian Property Management

Buildings in mix for breakthrough energy fund

Clean energy developers may secure up to $3 million or 50 per cent of project costs for the advancement of manufacturing, electricity, transportation or buildings related innovations with the potential to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Feds promise more funds for new rental supply

The 2019 budget promises the second top-up in as many years to the low-cost loan fund supporting construction of rental housing.
energy efficiency spending

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Jobs foreseen from energy efficiency spending

The 2019 federal budget allocates $950 million to underwrite retrofits and energy-efficient new development in the municipal, not-for-profit, private homeownership and affordable housing sectors.
rent sticker shock

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Rent sticker shock awaits Canadians in the U.S.

Asking rents in the five largest American cities of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston and Phoenix appear moderately to dramatically steeper than Canadian tenants typically pay.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

FSI names Jon Benjamin region manager for Canada

FSI Global, a leading facilities management software provider, recently opened a Canadian office in an effort to expand its global operations.
net-zero energy

CondoBusiness

Canada funds first net-zero multi-res building in London

The Government of Canada is investing $3.9 million toward the construction of Canada’s first net-zero, mixed-use, multi-unit residential building in London.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada, Quebec invest in library expansion

The governments of Canada and Quebec are each investing nearly $1.3 million to renovate, upgrade and expand the Dollard-des-Ormeaux library.
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CondoBusiness

Canadian home sales decline further in December

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales posted a decline of 2.5 per cent from November to December 2018.
performing arts

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada invests $4.5 mil in Link Performing Arts Society

The government of Canada is investing $4.5 million in a project by the Link Performing Arts Society, granted through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund.
CPA Canada study

CondoBusiness

Canadian housing collapse doubtful: CPA Canada

A recent CPA Canada study finds that Canada’s housing market is different and likely more resilient than it might first appear.
Massey Hall

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada, Ontario invest in Massey Hall revitalization

Canada and Ontario are each investing $30 million into the renovation and expansion of Massey Hall, Canada’s oldest concert hall.
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REMI Network

Survey reveals workers’ attitudes towards cannabis in the workplace

Inching ever closer to legalization day, Colliers International reports 30 per cent of office workers responding to a recent survey endorse fairly lenient restrictions on cannabis use in the
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REMI Network

Co-working firm Spaces expands in Canada

Spaces, a co-working firm, plans to open 15 more locations in Canada in the next two years. Its newest location in Toronto is 127,158 square feet, making it the company's largest location in North America.
community centre Bristol Library Tadoussac Sorel-Tracy

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada, Quebec invest in Tadoussac library project

The governments of Canada and Quebec are each investing over $134,000 in the redevelopment of the Tadoussac municipal library in the Haute-Côte-Nord region.
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CondoBusiness

National home sales rise 4.1 per cent in June

According to recent statistics from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales climbed 4.1 per cent from May to June 2018.
industry excellence

Canadian Property Management

Canada’s TOBYs reflect broad based excellence

The five winners chosen by BOMA International represent five distinct pairings of owners and managers for buildings located in three different provinces.