Facility Management

Expansions at two existing correctional facilities meant to ease overcrowding for Northwest Ontario inmates

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Northwest Ontario inmates await needed space

Work will soon be underway to ease overcrowding at two Northwest Ontario correctional facilities in the interim before a planned new 325-inmate complex is built in the region.
migrating birds

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Five building tips to help migrating birds this spring

Many feathered friends won't be making it to their northern breeding areas this spring due to fatal collisions with reflective and transparent glass.
CoreNet Global has declared Corporate Real Estate Week for March 15-19

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Corporate Real Estate Week set for mid March

CoreNet Global has planned a slate of virtual seminars, presentations and networking events tied to five different daily themes, and will also be releasing new studies and relevant data throughout the week.
Clean earnings place Canadian companies among global top 200 for revenue from low-carbon business activities

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Canadian suppliers lauded for clean earnings

Product and service suppliers to the property and facilities management sector are among eight publicly listed Canadian companies ranked for highest global revenues tied to low-carbon business activities.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

How FMs can leverage data in 2021

IoT platforms that use overhead sensors, booking data, and smartphone space-reservations to pull analytics, are increasingly playing a key role in supporting the growing data-driven workplace.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Facility managers turn to augmented reality

Nearly three-quarters (73 per cent) of surveyed facility managers expect to implement AR technology over the next two years.
FM leaders

Canadian Facility Management & Design

FM leaders share career-boosting advice

FM leaders reveal the obstacles they overcame to attain their higher-level positions and how future professionals can follow suit.ƒƒ
Facility management

REMI Network

Adapt today, optimize tomorrow

Four solutions for a smarter, safer, and cleaner building as cleaning and maintenance is reinvented.
COVID-19 HVAC learning curve

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ASHRAE tracks COVID-19 HVAC learning curve

A newly refreshed edition of the ASHRAE Epidemic Taskforce’s Building Readiness Guide provides more resources for calculating the effectiveness of building flushing and filtration.
Permeable plaza surrounding Chambly cultural centre wins design award

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Permeable plaza earns plaudits for Chambly, QC

Pôle culturel de Chambly took top honours for a commercial project incorporating a variety of hardscape products, with the city recognized as both the contractor and designer.
IPAC

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TPH calls on facilities to ramp up IPAC measures

Extra vigilance is expected as confirmed cases of the highly contagious U.K. B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 spreads within Ontario-based facilities.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Why FMs can’t sell ideas to senior management

Facility managers require resources to accomplish tasks, but other departments within the organization need the same and limited resources.
Commercial landlords pledge free space to accommodate COVID-19 vaccination clinics

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Landlords would welcome vaccination clinics

Prominent commercial landlords are offering free space to accommodate COVID-19 vaccination clinics and related support services in malls, conference centres, office buildings and other well-located sites throughout Canada.
FSI Canada

REMI Network

Dexterra & FSI Canada: A Partnership Taking FM to New Heights

Under growing pressure to drive efficiencies, push sustainability and maximize asset performance, embracing technology has become more and more pivotal to the work FMs do every day.
graffiti

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Graffiti is more than just scrawl for facility owners

Graffiti diminishes feelings of safety and hurts property owners’ pockets, and COVID-19 has created more tagging opportunities.
Surplus provincial land fast-tracked for long-term care home projects

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Long-term care home projects put on fast track

The Ontario government has released a bid package offering three land parcels tied to requirements for successful proponents to develop and operate a total of 896 new long-term care beds.
resilience

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Ontario allocates roughly $1 billion for COVID-19 resilience projects

A new COVID-19 Resilience infrastructure stream will help build or renovate health and safety related projects in long-term care, education and municipalities.