Government

Port Lands

CondoBusiness

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
rental housing loan fund

CondoBusiness

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.
Royal Alberta Museum

Canadian Facility Management & Design

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.
Commercial refrigeration

Canadian Facility Management & Design

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
National Housing Strategy

CondoBusiness

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
Zeidler

CondoBusiness

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
Fair Housing Plan affordable housing

Canadian Facility Management & Design

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
facilities

Canadian Facility Management & Design

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
Fair Housing Plan affordable housing

Canadian Facility Management & Design

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
REMI

CondoBusiness

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,
accessibility certification program

Canadian Facility Management & Design

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
Apartment balconies

Canadian Apartment Magazine

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.
affordable housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

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.
Queen's Park

Canadian Property Management

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.