health and wellbeing


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800-home community in Oshawa has green ambitions

The Heights of Harmony in North Oshawa’s Kedron neighbourhood will bring a mix of townhomes and single-family dwellings to Ontario's fastest-growing city by 2023. 

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Scientists developing LED bulb that emits less blue light

A research team at the University of Houston is developing an LED bulb that emits most of its energy from the safer violet segment of the visible light spectrum.
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Facilities get COVID funding boost across eastern Ontario

More than $22 million in infrastructure upgrades will be shared among municipalities across eastern Ontario to protect the health and well-being of residents.


Interior design trends in 2020 and beyond

From alloys to metal and glass to non-porous and non-absorbent surfaces, choices of materials and design are precautionary measures for better infection control
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Condo design takes cue from commercial facilities

Designers and developers foresee a greater turn towards health and wellness in the condo design of tomorrow.

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CBRE a pioneer of WELL standard adoption

It has been almost 25 years since CBRE expanded to Alberta’s capital. Known as Coldwell Banker Commercial at the time (as it was prior to

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CBRE office first in Alberta to be WELL certified

CBRE’s new Edmonton office is the first in Alberta to achieve WELL Certification at the Silver level for New and Existing Interiors.

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Back safety campaign launched in Alberta

A campaign promoting back safety in the workplace has been launched by the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE). Save Our Backs aims to update

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25 York is Canada’s first Fitwel-certified building

The first office building in Canada to receive Fitwel certification is Menkes' 25 York Street.
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One York earns record-breaking LEED Platinum score

One York Street has achieved LEED Platinum certification, earning 89 points, the highest score ever awarded to a Toronto building.

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Menkes launches Healthy Spaces wellbeing program

Menkes has launched a three-year wellbeing program called Healthy Spaces across its portfolio of commercial buildings in the Greater Toronto Area.
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More WELL certification firsts for TD Centre

TD Centre tower is the first existing building in North America to achieve a Gold-level certification under the WELL Building Standard.