Manitoba

carbon pricing revenue

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Retrofit fund draws on carbon pricing revenue

Grants of up to $250,000 are available to small business operators in New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan for energy-saving and emission-reducing building retrofit projects.
new home warranty

CondoBusiness

Manitoba sticks to optional new home warranty

After first postponing the date the legacy legislation from its predecessor would come into force, the provincial government now plans to repeal the New Home Warranty Act.
deferred maintenance

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Deferred maintenance hits home for legislators

Due to mark its centennial in sync with Manitoba's sesquicentennial next year, the Beaux Arts style landmark now requires more than $150 million worth of restorative upgrades.
apprenticeship

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New CBTU program aims to increase women apprentices

Canada’s Building Trades Unions have announced the launch of provincial Offices to Advance Women Apprentices in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia.
carbon pollution amnesty

Canadian Property Management

Feds foil carbon pollution amnesty efforts

Surcharges will apply to 22 different fuel types, but most consumer expenditure is expected to go to gasoline and natural gas price add-ons.
curling centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Manitoba announces committee to form international curling centre

In an effort to establish an International Curling Centre of Excellence (ICCE) in Winnipeg, Man., the province has selected a committee to help guide its development.
tax break for new rental housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Manitoba nixes tax break for new rental housing

Developers of purpose-built rental housing in Manitoba are losing a tax credit that has been available for the past five years.
maintenance

REMI Network

Manitoba approves almost $30-mil to maintain health facilities

Manitoba plans to spend nearly $30 million on 120 healthcare facility maintenance projects across the province.
LEED

REMI Network

Stantec office is Manitoba’s 100th LEED certified project

Stantec's Winnipeg office earned the LEED Gold for Commercial Interiors certification on June 27.
Manitoba licensed child care spaces

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Manitoba investment supports new child-care spaces

In an effort to shorten wait times and create more licensed child-care spaces, the Manitoba government is opening a new application intake for early learning and child care (ELCC) community-based capital projects.
EllisDon SkyCity Centre Winnipeg

REMI Network

EllisDon to build Manitoba’s tallest structure

EllisDon has been selected to build SkyCity Centre Winnipeg, which will soon become Manitoba’s tallest skyscraper.
Winnipeg

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Manitoba sets 2017 rent guideline at 1.5 per cent

Manitoba Justice has advised that the 2017 rent guideline has been set at 1.5 per cent and will take effect Jan. 1, 2017.
Winnipeg

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Manitoba government invests in public facilities

Manitoba’s government announced that it is investing more than $1-million in improving public and not-for-profit community facilities.
LEED Gold

Canadian Facility Management & Design

LEED Gold-targeting campus built to climate

The University College of the North's new LEED Gold-targeting campus considers the local climate of Thompson, Manitoba, in its design.
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.
Winnipeg

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Manitoba’s rental vacancy rate up to 2.3 per cent

The rental vacancy rate in Manitoba's urban centres was 2.3 per cent in April 2015 compared to 2.1 per cent in April 2014, according to a report from CMHC.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Manitoba food centre to feed 500 people weekly

The NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre has officially opened in Winnipeg, Man., becoming the first facility of its kind in the city. Operated by the NorWest Co-op Community Health Centre (NorWest) in partnership with Community Food Centres Canada, the centre will help feed approximately 500 Winnipeg residents per week.