Education

centre for real estate studies opens at Concordia University

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Concordia U bolsters real estate studies

Students pursuing a degree through the John Molson School of Business can earn a minor in real estate, aligned with the new academic centre to support teaching and research.
HRAI COVID-19

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HRAI develops COVID-19 awareness training program

HRAI is developing a COVID-19 training program for residential applications with the potential to expand into small commercial and ICI sectors.
ISSA Canada BSC Council

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ISSA Canada BSC Council champions industry education

ISSA Canada and its BSC council will continue to develop new education programming and provide educational offerings that are of interest to this sector.
anxiety over COVID-19 could triggercleaning chemical mishaps

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IICRC no longer accepting OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training HST equivalent for master designations

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced it will no longer be accepting OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training for the Health and
layoffs online tool

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ISSA launches online course in response to COVID-19

Worldwide cleaning industry association ISSA has launched a new online course to help cleaners combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual seminar, by the Global Biorisk
bureaucrats embrace conservation

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Love helps bureaucrats embrace conservation

New guidance on the design, implementation and evaluation of energy efficiency policies and programs is an an effort to better inform current and future policy makers.
talent

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Initiative could fuel Ontario’s FM talent pipeline

An International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Foundation initiative designed to fuel the FM talent pipeline could be coming to Ontario.
MLSE LaunchPad

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MLSE LaunchPad reaches completion

PCL Toronto and MLSE Foundation celebrated the completion of MLSE LaunchPad, the first youth-focused collaborative space to promote social change.
Canadian engineering programs

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Laurels for Canadian engineering programs

Engineering students and faculty from four Canadian universities receive accolades at ASHRAE's 2017 Winter Conference.
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Community Associations Institute forms Canadian chapter

Community Associations Institute has announced the introduction of a Canadian chapter headquartered in Toronto that will be known as CAI Canada.
PEI reopening

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New Canadian context for real estate education

The newly released textbook packages universal principles and domestic context into one 500+-page compendium devised to impart a grounding in real estate fundamentals, transactions and the multidisciplinary oversight of income properties.
Starlight and KingSett

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CCI Toronto chapter names Sally Thompson president

he Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI)’s Toronto and Area chapter has appointed Sally Thompson as its new president, effective October 20th, 2016.
property managers

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Engaging next generation property managers

Complex buildings will require sophisticated property managers who understand how to operate them; however, job awareness and skill development are needed.
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Student need concerns professional engineers

The Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education decries an "affordability imbalance" at a time when the STEM pursuits of science, technology, engineering and math are seen as critical to economic development.
continuing education school seismic Eric Hamber

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Manitoba government funds modern science lab

Glenlawn Collegiate, a grade 10 to 12 English high school in Winnipeg, M.B., is undergoing renovations to create an approximately $300,000 state-of-the-art science lab. The modern laboratory, which will replace a geography classroom, is the result of Manitoba’s $25-million science lab renewal program, known as the Action Plan for Science Education in Manitoba. Funds were provided to the Louis Riel School Division, of which Glenlawn Collegiate is a part.

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The evolution of active design

Active design, the philosophy of designing to encourage physhical activity, responds to concerns about an increasingly unfit and overweight population.

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From outdated building to LEED gold labs

UBC's Biological Sciences complex recently received LEED gold, which was very challenging to achieve due to the ...