Innovation

breakthrough energy fund

Canadian Property Management

Buildings in mix for breakthrough energy fund

Clean energy developers may secure up to $3 million or 50 per cent of project costs for the advancement of manufacturing, electricity, transportation or buildings related innovations with the potential to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
innovation

Canadian Property Management

Building the Toronto of tomorrow

Toronto has long been a city open to innovation and change, whether it be culturally or technologically. It’s no surprise then that the city was chosen to take part in the Urban Pilot Program, or UPPlift, which aims to bridge the gap between emergent smart technologies and property managers to enhance a city’s liveability.
carbon

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New program supports low-carbon innovation in Ontario

GreenON, a new program from the Green Ontario Fund, is supporting industries to reduce GHG pollution from their facilities or manufacturing processes.
creative hub Place des Arts du Grand Sudbury

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Cape Breton creative hub receives $5-mil federal investment

The federal government is investing $5 million to help create the Cape Breton Centre for Arts, Culture and Innovation, a new creative hub located in Sydney, N.S.
innovation

REMI Network

Tech hub hopes federal budget will boost smart city innovation

Toronto’s innovation community has high hopes that Wednesday’s federal budget will earmark money for smart city innovation.
tech hub

REMI Network

Former Guelph hotel to become multi-use tech hub

Plans will transform a former 19th century hotel in downtown Guelph, Ontario, into a digital marketing tech hub and innovation centre.
Framery Q

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Framery Q wins Innovation Award from IIDEXCanada

Framery Q, a soundproof meeting pod that can accommodate up to four users, has won the Gold Innovation Award at IIDEXCanada.
zero energy

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Calgary high school named Greenest School in Canada

The Career and Technology Centre at Lord Shaughnessy High School in Calgary, Alta., was named winner of CaGBC's Greenest School in Canada 2016 competition.
Mackenzie Health

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Mackenzie Health partners with Sodexo Canada to expand IT systems

Mackenzie Health’s Innovation Institute is partnering with Sodexo Canada to expand the interconnectivity of its IT systems to improve health care through greater flexibility.
McMaster

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Diamond Schmitt redesigns McMaster facility

Diamond Schmitt plans to renovate and equip 20,000 square feet within the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre to accommodate engineering facilities.
construction injuries

Construction Business

Construction sector in B.C. behind on innovation

The British Columbia Construction Association (BCCA) has published an industry study that reveals the construction sector in B.C. is lagging behind other jurisdictions when it
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

JLL names new Global Head of Research

JLL has named Dr. Marie Puybaraud its new Global Head of Research for the company’s Corporate Solutions division. In her role, Dr. Puybaraud will lead
innovative underground spaces

REMI Network

Tunnellers name innovative underground spaces

This year's nominees include burial crypts in Jerusalem, a loading dock beneath the forecourt of the Sydney Opera House and a transit station in Naples.