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Global adjustment status quo

Canadian Property Management

Global adjustment status quo foreseen into 2020

The current formula for allocating global adjustment costs is generally thought to be locked in for at least another year. Changes in the conservation and demand management regime are unfolding more rapidly.
dislodge drug dealers

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New rules could help dislodge drug dealers

Proposed amendments to Ontario's Cannabis Control Act would allow authorities to lock down and bar entry to residential dwellings in the course of laying charges
333 University Ave, Kingston On

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New apartment development planned for Kingston, Ontario

A new apartment development is coming to Kingston, ON, featuring three new rental buildings comprised of 788 units and over 600,000 square feet of total area.
Ontario Fire Code

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Ontario Fire Code to add steeper fine bracket

More stringent fines and an extended period for prosecutions are slated to come into force 30 days after the Ontario legislature adopts the Budget Measures Act.
unpaid building code advisors

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Ontario spurns unpaid building code advisors

The 2019 Ontario budget lists the Building Code Conservation Advisory Council among 10 provincial agencies deemed to be unnecessary or imprudent expenditures.
MPAC board

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Municipalities could lose clout on MPAC board

A new government means a new round of scrutiny for Ontario's property assessment agency.
Ontario fee revenue

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LTB collects $13 million in Ontario fee revenue

The volume and sum of Tribunal admin charges exceed most other tolls tied to commercial real estate and/or professional and skilled personnel who work in the industry.
CDM program delivery

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Ontario reroutes CDM program delivery

Local distribution companies have been the prime drivers of the Conservation First Framework, tasked with collectively attaining 7 million megawatt-hours of energy savings in the 2015-2020 period.
Ontario Minister of Infrastructure

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario announces infrastructure funding program

Ontario recently announced plans for a new funding program to provide $30 billion over 10 years towards infrastructure projects across the province.
public-private partnership savvy

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario touts public-private partnership savvy

Infrastructure Ontario will offer consulting services to the global market, pushing its experience overseeing dozens of major institutional construction projects.
construction working-at-heights

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Work-at-heights training program successful: study

According to a study by the Institute for Work and Health, Ontario’s working-at-heights training program is successful at preventing worker injuries.
community agencies

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Ontario invests $1.6 mil in community agency renos

The Government of Ontario is investing $1.6 million in over 60 projects that will upgrade and repair community agencies across the province.
Tarion Warranty Corporation

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Ontario to introduce new home warranty regulator

The Ontario government has announced plans to transform Tarion Warranty Corporation and implement initiatives to better inform and protect new home buyers.
Industrial properties

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Ontario cues agenda for industrial properties

The action is included in a list of initiatives associated with Bill 66, the proposed Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, even though none of the bill's dozens of legislative amendments pertain to the Assessment Act.
rental housing surplus

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Affordable housing set for surplus federal properties

Surplus federal properties in Ontario, Quebec and Newfoundland are set to be repurposed into affordable housing as part of the Federal Lands Initiative.
real estate laws

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Ontario aims to modernize real estate laws

The Ontario government is reviewing the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 by seeking public input in an effort to modernize real estate laws.
suburban office parks

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Mixed uses to ease into suburban office parks

The new policy would give developers a basis to challenge any local government's veto of non-employment land uses in suburban office parks.