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Are you missing out on commercial lighting rebates for your facility?

These days, every cent counts, and commercial lighting rebates may be a way for your facility to make the most of your lighting choices. It’s

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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.


Governments invest in Port Lands transformation

The governments of Canada, Ontario and Toronto are investing in projects like the Toronto Port Lands Flood Protection to help protect against climate change


ACMO confirms condo residents eligible for hydro rebate

In September, ACMO advised members of a Hydro Rebate program that would come into effect on Jan. 1, 2017, but residents were unsure of their eligibility.

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Royal Alberta Museum set to open in late 2017

Construction on the exterior of the new Royal Alberta Museum is complete, bringing the facility one step closer to opening in late 2017.

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Macdonald Block reno to help meet green targets

Ontario has announced its plan to renovate the Macdonald Block Complex, a move which is expected to reduce the cost of government operations and help


Governments to collaborate on housing strategy

At a recent meeting among federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for housing, ministers agreed to move forward with a renewed collaboration between both levels


Working group launched to study housing market

In an effort to further its goal to help the middle class and those that are working hard to join it, the Government of Canada

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Ontario creating community hubs within schools

Ontario is providing nearly $90 million to expand child care and child and family support programs in schools, as well as creating spaces in schools

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Ontario invests $1.6-mil in youth sports facility

The Ontario government will be investing $1.6 million over four years in an innovative facility that will combine sports, education and research to help support

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Ontario invests $36-mil into community agencies

In an effort to help community agencies provide safer and more accessible facilities for citizens, the Ontario government is investing nearly $36 million towards upgrades


Canada modifies mortgage insurance rules

On Dec. 11, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced changes to the rules for government-backed mortgage insurance in order to contain risks in the housing market,

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Public to help create accessibility certification

Ontario is asking the public to help develop The Path to 2025: Ontario’s Accessibility Action Plan, a voluntary third-party accessibility certification program to recognize businesses

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N.W.T. government invests in affordable housing

Residents of the Northwest Territories continue to have access to a range of affordable housing options as a result of a combined investment of $18-million from the federal and provincial governments. Over the course of five years, the government funding will be delivered through an extension to the region’s Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement.

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Gov’t funds sought for co-op housing members

The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) is seeking funding from the federal government to provide rental assistance to low-income households in federally-funded housing co-ops. Through a campaign called “You Hold the Key – Fix the Co-op Housing Crunch,” CHF Canada is requesting that the Canadian government invest in a long-term strategy to address the needs of co-op members who are seniors, new Canadians, aboriginal people or persons with mental and physical disabilities.

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Real estate industry tags Ontario election issues

The real estate industry names Ontario election issues that will affect the sector, and outlines how this election has killed some proposed bills.