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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Keeping up with Ontario’s Electrical Safety Code

Insights from the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) on the new Ontario Electrical Safety Code and how it affects residential property owners.
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Canadian Property Management

B.C. affirms uneven split of hydro system costs

It's estimated that equitable apportionment could push residential rates 2.2 per cent higher than the proposed 1.8 per cent increase for fiscal year 2020, while commercial rates would drop and industrial rates remain the same.


Mine the Bill

Bitcoin miners' activities are creating massive power demands, which can drive up the cost of everyone's bill in bulk metered properties.
electrical work

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Safety considerations for electrical work

A recent survey of managers in Ontario indicates that about 40 per cent don’t realize the Ontario Electrical Safety Code applies to work in their buildings.
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

Provinces pursue common regs for carbon offsets

Premiers Kathleen Wynne and Philippe Couillard also announced plans to promote their teamwork at UN Climate Change Conference in Paris this December
temporary tax cuts

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Temporary tax cuts to promote utility mergers

The 2015 Ontario budget lowers the tax penalty on the sale of local distribution companies for a three-year period beginning in 2016.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Grid Control Centre to remain in Ontario

The Ontario government has accepted the advice of the Premier’s Advisory Council on Government Assets and will continue to operate a state-of-the-art Grid Control Centre in Barrie, Ont. The facility, which operates 97 per cent of the transmission grid in Ontario and the power distribution assets of Hydro One, is part of a transmission system that includes enough transmission and distribution lines to circle the earth three times.

REMI Network

Canadian Electrical Code updates to mobile app

More than 200 updates and revisions have been added to the recently released 2015 Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code), Part 1, which covers installation and