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.
restoring power

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Restoring power to electrical systems post flood

Flooding heightens the risk of occupational electrical-related fatalities and injuries when restoring power to electrical systems.
ISSA Canada

REMI Network

AFFLINK expands members’ access to commercial marketplace

AFFLINK, a global leader in supply chain management, has joined forces with the National Service Alliance to expand access to the commercial marketplace.
condominium housing starts

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario contractors expect growth in 2017: survey

Ontario’s construction industry has a positive economic outlook for 2017 and confidence is up, according to the OCS’s Construction Confidence Indicator.

REMI Network

PCA names new regional director for B.C.

The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) has appointed Rieghardt van Enter as its new regional director for British Columbia.
Building security

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Managing fit-out work in high-security facilities

What special considerations must be made when managing construction in high-security facilities? Daniel De Monte explains.
Facility bonding

Construction Business

Contractors have new choices in bonding facility

The days of the one-size-fits-all bonding facility in Canada are over. Smaller contractors now have choices when it comes to bonding.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Transitioning to an outsourced service provider

What can a buyer organization do to smooth the transition to an outsourced service provider? Julie Sullivan of KPMG's advisory practice explains.

Construction Business

10 ways to ensure a construction claim

There are a number of strategies that parties can take in order to mitigate potential construction claims or challenges that may arise.
Portas PCL construction

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Calling in external consultants

What should a facility manager expect from a consultant during a capital project? Georgina Voultsos of Buchan, Lawton, Parent Ltd. Consulting Engineers explains.