Health Care

housing damage

REMI Network

NZ quake study gets to heart of housing damage

Researchers have drawn a link between destabilized housing conditions and a higher than normal heart attack rate in the aftermath of New Zealand's 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.
Green Hospital

REMI Network

Green Hospital Scorecard results to roll out soon

Ontario-based hospitals are currently filling out the Green Hospital Scorecard—a sustainable benchmarking tool that will soon go national.
hospitals

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Brampton’s Peel Memorial Centre reaches substantial completion

Brampton’s Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness has reached substantial completion, making the building ready for occupation.
Camerlain

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Putting the ‘gold’ in golden years: Maxime Camerlain, Chartwell

In the not too distant past, aging Canadians faced a grim decision over where to live out their so-called ‘golden years,’ but in 2016, the options are far less stark.
warehouse space

Canadian Property Management

Warehouse space pegged to prosper in 2016

When asked to rate the outlook for six property types, Canadian evaluators placed nothing in the "good to excellent" nor "abysmal to poor" categories, but all property types except single-family residential are gauged "fair to good" investment prospects for 2016.
Queen's Park

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario to support health infrastructure renewal

Ontario has committed $125 million to renewing critical infrastructure at 128 hospitals across the province.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Topping off celebrated at Peel healthcare facility

Construction on Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness, located in Brampton, Ont., has reached a major milestone.
Etobicoke General Hospital

REMI Network

Health care org is 2015 ENERGY STAR Advocate

The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care received the ENERGY STAR Advocate of the Year award for promoting ENERGY STAR within Canada’s health sector.
patient tower

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Construction completed on new Oakville hospital

Interior and exterior construction on Halton Healthcare’s new Oakville hospital has reached completion.
learning partnership

Canadian Property Management

Dream aligns philanthropy with learning

Dream Unlimited Corp's $1-million donation is part of a learning partnership with Women's College Hospital, drawing on expertise in both organizations.
healthcare facility

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Healthcare facility to undergo $10-mil revamp

Construction has begun on the planned $10-million redevelopment of a healthcare facility located in Powerview-Pine Falls, Man.
TRU Kelson Group The Reach

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Renovations begin at Nova Scotia hospital

A $6-million renovation project has begun at Dartmouth General Hospital in Dartmouth, N.S. Upgrades include wheelchair-accessible patient rooms and bathrooms, new healthcare worker hand-washing sinks in hallways, utility rooms for the cleaning and sterilization of medical equipment, new team stations for staff members, and plumbing and electrical upgrades for a future fifth floor expansion.
Doctors

Canadian Facility Management & Design

McGill celebrates Canada’s largest hospital move

In what has been described by the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) as the largest hospital move ever made in Canada, 154 inpatients, including 139 adults and 15 babies, were recently moved from the Royal Victoria Hospital to the university’s new Glen site. The five-and-a-half hour move was a key redevelopment operation of MUHC 2015.
Doctors

Canadian Facility Management & Design

$25.1-mil long-term care facility opens in Kipling

A $25.1-million long-term care facility recently celebrated its official grand opening in Kipling, Sask. The Kipling Integrated Health Centre replaces the aging Willowdale Lodge long-term care facility and the Kipling Memorial Health Centre.
Mental health in condos

Canadian Facility Management & Design

$21-million detox centre planned for the Yukon

A new $21-million detox centre is set to enter construction in Whitehorse, Yukon this spring. The facility will replace the existing Sarah Steel Building, built in 1961, to provide services for individuals with alcohol and drug addictions.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Bridgepoint is T.O.’s first LEED silver hospital

Bridgepoint Hospital (Bridgepoint) in Toronto, Ont. recently became the first hospital in the city to receive a LEED silver certification from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). Finished in 2013, the purpose-built hospital provides rehabilitative care and health care for individuals living with complex health conditions.
patient tower

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Developers shortlisted for GTA hospital addition

Phase one of the Etobicoke General Hospital redevelopment is one step closer to reality as choices for potential developers and their respective design, build, maintenance and finance teams have been narrowed. The Patient Tower Project will be developed by one of three shortlisted candidates, including EllisDon Capital Inc., Fiera Axium Infrastructure Canada II LP and DIF Infra 3 Canada Ltd., and Plenary Group (Canada) Ltd and PCL Investments Canada Inc.