REMI Network

Non-residential construction set to bounce back

Non-residential construction could be set for a modest turnaround in 2018, new predictions have revealed.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

CNL issues RFP for construction of $370-mil lab complex

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories recently issued an RFP for the design, engineering and construction of its Advanced Nuclear Materials Research Centre (ANMRC).
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Construction Business

New funding for women in skilled trades

The 2018 federal budget commits funds to inform women about apprenticeship programs, dispense financial grants for training and provide resources as they move into the workforce.
Canadian construction unions

Construction Business

Canadian construction unions endorse Aecon deal

CBTU argues: "Aecon will remain a Canadian firm albeit with shareholders from away."
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Construction Business

Construction giant Carillion goes into liquidation

U.K-based construction and services giant Carillion has gone into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs and millions of contracts at risk.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Quebec tweaks building upkeep and repair rules

Neither Quebec's largest rental housing association nor public sector union is happy with recent changes to construction industry regulations governing voluntary work.
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REMI Network

Top 12 stories to watch in 2018

The REMI Network's editorial team takes a look at last year's top stories and how they will continue to impact the commercial real estate industry in 2018.


When the developer next door comes calling

With construction booming and land scarce, condo buildings in urban areas may face a situation where a neighbouring developer requires access to their land.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Construction side effects carry deadly risks

Living through construction may be a fact of life for city dwellers, but living through construction can be a fact of life and death for hospital patients.

REMI Network

Revamped Ontario law helps construction workers get paid on time

Construction workers in Ontario can look forward to being paid on time for the work they do under the province's updated Construction Lien Amendment Act.
family-friendly housing


Report renews calls for more family-friendly housing in the GTA

A new report by Ryerson City Building Institute and Urbanation has brought renewed urgency to calls for more family-friendly housing in the GTA.
cannabis legalization


Builders abuzz about cannabis legalization

Ontario’s residential construction industry is anxiously awaiting tools from the province to help it uphold its workplace health and safety obligations when recreational cannabis becomes legal next year.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Joseph Brant Hospital’s new patient tower opens

The Michael Lee-Chin and Family Patient Tower at Burlington’s Joseph Brant Hospital officially opened on October 12, marking the end of construction season.
condo supply and affordability


Ontario moves to reform new home warranties system

The Ontario government last week delivered on previously announced plans to introduce legislation to reform the province’s new home warranties system.

Canadian Property Management

A New Approach to Roofing

RCACI is comprised of a trusted equity partners that own and operate roofing and building envelope construction companies across the country.
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Turning down the volume on noise complaints

Provincial authorities are preparing to introduce requirements relating to sound transmission due to deficiencies that could cut down on noise complaints.
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Why window walls are favoured for condos

The window walls commonly used to enclose condos have improved, addressing issues associated with past generations of the cladding, finds a new analysis.