Ontario

Ontario Place Cinesphere

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New community group fights for access to Ontario Place

A new community group, Ontario Place For All, was recently established to campaign for a publicly accessible future for Ontario Place.
demand response

Canadian Property Management

Debunking Common Misconceptions About Ontario’s Demand Response Program

Ontario’s demand response program, which pays large energy users to reduce consumption in emergency situations, recently reached an important milestone.
Church Reactivation Care Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Church Reactivation Care Centre opens to patients

The repurposed and renovated Humber River Hospital Church site, now called the Church Reactivation Care Centre, celebrated its grand opening on December 16.
mental health and addictions

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario providing higher capacity for mental health care

Ontario is providing funding to 12 hospitals across the province, which will go towards adding a total of over 50 new mental health beds.
unit sub-metering providers

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Unit sub-metering providers dodge OEB oversight

In practice, the Ontario Energy Board has never exercised its authority to set electricity rates for sub-metered residential units because it has been finalizing a methodology for carrying out the new responsibility, which came into force in the spring of 2018.
Massey Hall

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada, Ontario invest in Massey Hall revitalization

Canada and Ontario are each investing $30 million into the renovation and expansion of Massey Hall, Canada’s oldest concert hall.
West Lincoln Memorial Hospital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario invests in rebuilding West Niagara hospital

Ontario has announced plans to rebuild West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, starting with providing a $500,000 grant to fund early planning efforts.
SLAPP

CondoBusiness

A closer look at anti-SLAPP legislation

One recent case shed light on how these newly available SLAPP provisions may apply in the condo context.
Leadership in accessibility

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario honours leadership in accessibility

This year's recipients include three individuals who have influenced attitudes and policy, along with two GTA municipalities and two not-for-profit organizations that have implemented programs and technologies to support employees and/or clients with disabilities.
condo

REMI Network

New minister picks up condo file in cabinet shuffle

There’s a new point person on the condo file in Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government after a cabinet shuffle yesterday.
condo managers

CondoBusiness

Continuing education prescribed for condo managers

Some condo managers who want to renew their licences next year will have to pass a test to prove they are current on Ontario’s condo laws.
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.
cannabis

CondoBusiness

Cannabis legalization calls for drug policies

How can companies adapt to the monumental change of cannabis legalization? The short answer is to implement a drug policy.
architecture

Canadian Facility Management & Design

OAA kicks off SHIFT Architecture Challenge

The SHIFT Architecture Challenge is a new program launched to highlight the distinct contribution architects bring to addressing key societal issues.
medical cannabis

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Medical cannabis a prescription for uncertainty

Rental housing industry advocates have been urging the Canadian government to review and modify rules governing the cultivation of plants for personal medical use.
Formica Canada

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Formica Canada launches design competition

Formica Canada is launching a new design competition for Ontario design and architecture students to create a booth design featuring new Formica products.
condo law

CondoBusiness

Fate of outstanding condo law reforms unknown

The fate of some of the recent changes Ontario’s condo laws remains unknown after the change in provincial government three months ago.