Construction

construction union certification

Canadian Facility Management & Design

NS rules out automatic unionization on weekends

A new regulation under the provincial Trade Union Act responds to an unique aspect of the construction sector's dealings with the Nova Scotia Labour Board.
new rental supply

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.
new home warranty

CondoBusiness

Manitoba sticks to optional new home warranty

After first postponing the date the legacy legislation from its predecessor would come into force, the provincial government now plans to repeal the New Home Warranty Act.
affordable housing crisis

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Be part of Canada’s next generation of affordable rental housing

The affordable housing crisis is hurting many Canadians, from the country’s most vulnerable populations to middle-class people.
affordable housing crisis

Canadian Property Management

Be part of Canada’s next generation of affordable rental housing

The affordable housing crisis is hurting many Canadians, from the country’s most vulnerable populations to middle-class people.
apartment lending

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Construction Lending Q&A: Jeremy Wedgbury, First National

We spoke with Jeremy Wedgbury of First National to discuss current industry challenges of construction lending and potential financial solutions.
ENERGY STAR

REMI Network

ENERGY STAR to recognize multi-res buildings

A pilot program launched today aims to take energy efficiency to new heights by recognizing multi-res buildings with ENERGY STAR labels.
construction site security

CondoBusiness

Site security comes under renewed scrutiny

Construction site security is under renewed scrutiny after a member of the public gained access to a downtown property and scaled a crane.
pest control

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Renos draw unwanted critters out of woodwork

New construction and renovations can turn up the heat on pest pressures, but proactive measures can help prevent future infestations.
680 Queens Quay Podium Deck Rehab

CondoBusiness

Making Your Podium Deck a Priority

Costs and logistics can make a podium deck project seem intimidating. But with the right team and a strategic approach, it can yield lasting benefits.
warranty coverage

CondoBusiness

Maximizing common element warranty coverage

An engineer offers tips for maximizing common element warranty coverage to get construction deficiencies resolved in new condo complexes.
New Brunswick

REMI Network

NB motorists urged to exercise caution while driving as summer construction gets underway

With summer road construction underway, motorists in New Brunswick have been reminded to exercise caution while driving. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser and officials
EllisDon Fiera

Construction Business

New leadership at Chandos Construction

Chandos Construction Ltd. announces new leadership with the appointment of Tim Coldwell as president and Sean Penn as chief operating officer.
Canada-U.S. trade war

Canadian Property Management

Real estate vulnerable to Canada-U.S. trade war

High-rise development is expected to be the hardest hit real estate activity, but fallout across a wider range of consumer goods has potential negative implications for commercial warehouse and distribution facilities.
Michael Garron Hospital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Construction starts on Michael Garron Hospital expansion

Construction recently began on the new patient care tower at Michael Garron Hospital, formerly Toronto East General Hospital.
labour force

REMI Network

The importance of gender specific PPE in the construction industry

The traditionally male dominated construction industry has begun to see an upturn in the amount of women working on sites. Around 170,000 females, 25 per cent of those in the industry, are employed in hands-on roles.
legislation

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario legislation ensures fair pay for government contractors

Ontario has introduced legislation to ensure that government contractors in building security, cleaning services and construction will be paid fair wages.