Neil Ritchie Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care appoints executive director

Neil Ritchie has led the Green Health Leaders Initiative for the coalition which focused on enabling health executives, physician leaders and board members to become better environmental stewards.
ASHRAE Legionella standard

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Collaboration brings new approach to Legionella detection

Leading Legionella companies partner to eliminate Legionnaires’ outbreaks through strategic partnership.
urgent care

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario invests in hospital upgrades and repairs

The Ontario government is investing $175 million in upgrades, repairs and maintenance at 128 hospitals across the province.
healthcare retrofit

Canadian Facility Management & Design

The Realities of Healthcare Retrofits

In healthcare, patient comfort, staff schedules, health and safety standards, and critical equipment needs demand a tailored approach to every retrofit.
West Lincoln Memorial Hospital

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Benefits and limits of UV-C Disinfection systems

New UV-C Disinfection technologies are being implemented across the globe in an attempt to eliminate harmful microorganisms before they reach patients.

Design Quarterly

Ron McIntyre joins Dialog as healthcare principal

Architect Ronald McIntyre has joined the Dialog team in Vancouver as healthcare principal. He will be complementing the firm’s healthcare team with more than 25
Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre earns LEED Gold

Hamilton Health Sciences’ new Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre, has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.
Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario breaks ground on Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital

Ontario recently broke ground on Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital, which will provide state-of-the-art health care services to over 500,000 people.
cleaning chemicals

REMI Network

Global cleaning chemicals market on the upswing

Growth is expected for the global industrial and institutional cleaning chemical market.
Copeman Healthcare

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Copeman Healthcare Centre opens in downtown Vancouver

Kirsten Reite Architecture (KRA) has announced the opening of the new Copeman Healthcare Centre, located on Hornby Street in downtown Vancouver, B.C.
cleaning audits

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Technological advances in cleaning audits

Facilities still don’t perform frequent quality cleaning audits to meet goals, but innovators are developing more accessible and cost-effective tools.
Fair Housing Plan affordable housing

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario takes steps to improve local healthcare

The Scarborough/West Durham Panel recently released recommendations related to hospital governance, service delivery and planning to give patients better access to healthcare in their communities,
Toronto Western Hospital Patient Care Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Alberta increases hospital funding by 16 per cent

As part of Alberta’s 2016 budget, the province is allocating an extra 16 per cent to maintaining and renewing healthcare facilities. The province’s 2016 capital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

UHN awarded three Climate Champion Awards

The University Health Network (UHN) was awarded three Climate Champion Awards in the 2020 Health Care Climate Challenge, which took place in Paris, France on

Canadian Facility Management & Design

U of Ottawa expands and updates Heart Institute

The University of Ottawa’s Heart Institute is undergoing an expansion to better meet the needs of community members and enhance technological services. The expansion will establish an additional 147,000 square feet of space, including a four-storey state-of-the-art clinical addition. The existing facility is also being redeveloped.