Government of Ontario

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Construction of $22 million college campus in Toronto begins

Construction of Collège Boréal’s $22-million future campus in Toronto's Distillery District is underway. Development of the project kicked off on Oct. 29, 2018.
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CondoBusiness

Province strengthens consumer protection with new rules: OREA

The government of Ontario has introduced legislation that, if passed, will implement North America-leading rules in the province around how real estate professionals can represent consumers.
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Ontario imposes new rules for water-taking permits

Ontario plans to impose a two-year hold on all applications for water-taking permits for new or expanding water bottle operations.
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Northern Ont. schools get $300-mill for repairs

Ontario is investing $300 million over the next two years to repair schools across Northern Ontario.
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Ontario revs up ultra-high speed internet access

Homes and businesses in more than 300 communities across southwestern Ontario will soon have access to ultra-high speed internet.
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500 EV charging stations coming to Ontario

Ontario wants to install about 500 EV charging stations along highways and at workplaces, condos and public spaces starting in 2017.
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Ontario unveils cap-and-trade program details

Ontario unveiled details of its cap-and-trade program, the government’s solution to cutting greenhouse gas emissions and boosting the economy.
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Canadian Property Management

Ontario threatens retroactive land transfer tax

The suddenness of a new Ontario regulation and, more particularly, its backdating of tax obligations to July 19, 1989, have caught both tax experts and real estate industry advocates off guard.
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

Ont private sector readies for energy reporting

Proposed amendments to Ontario's Green Energy Act signal the government's intention to mandate reporting of energy and water consumption in privately owned buildings.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Arts and culture space opens at Brock University

Ontario recently celebrated the opening of the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ont.
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Ontario steps up plans to protect drinking water

Ontario has stamped approval on more Source Protection Plans in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Region with the aim to protect local drinking water sources.
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ErinoakKids site breaks ground in Mississauga

Construction has begun on a new ErinoakKids children’s treatment centre in Mississauga, which will offer an array of services for kids with special needs.
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Ontario Greenbelt land-use plans up for review

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Southern Ontario’s Greenbelt—the largest in the world—and future land-use plans for the area will be up for review.
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Solar rooftop project to be Ontario’s largest

Construction will soon commence on Ontario’s largest commercial solar energy rooftop portfolio ever installed.   Enerdynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp (EHT) said it will complete 143
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Government building earns LEED Platinum

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) recently designated a seven-storey provincial government building in Peterborough, Ont. as LEED Platinum in the Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (EBOM) category. The facility is Canada’s first government building to receive the status.
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Ontario projects receive environmental award

Nine environmental initiatives across Ontario received a Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence at a recent ceremony in Queen’s Park. The award honours individuals, groups and
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Windsor-Detroit Tunnel upgrades now complete

Improvements to the Windsor-Detroit Tunnel Canadian Plaza are officially complete, thanks to a joint investment of $35-million from the Governments of Canada and Ontario. The completion concludes a series of construction projects announced under the Let's Get Windsor-Essex Moving (LGWEM) strategy in 2004.