Ontario

Broccolini acquires former Ford assembly plant site in southwest Ontario

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New owner for long idle Ford assembly plant site

Broccolini's acquisition takes one of the largest available tracts of industrially zoned land in Canada off the market.
Montreal rental properties

Canadian Apartment Magazine

CAPREIT expands presence in Ontario and B.C.

CAPREIT has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of seven apartment buildings in London, Ontario, and six apartment buildings in Victoria, B.C.
eastern Ontario

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Facilities get COVID funding boost across eastern Ontario

More than $22 million in infrastructure upgrades will be shared among municipalities across eastern Ontario to protect the health and well-being of residents.
Indoor temperatures must be logged in Ontario long-term care homes

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Indoor temperatures logged in Ontario LTC homes

There is still no requirement for air conditioning in all residents’ rooms, but Ontario long-term care home operators now have to implement prescribed measures to prevent heat-related illnesses.
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Heat is on for electricity demand projections

Electricity demand projections through the vaccination rollout period should take two contradictory factors into account, energy management specialists affirm.
Commercial customer's grapple with Ontario's electricity cost allocation

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Parsing Ontario’s electricity cost allocation

After a year of operational upheaval and more modifications to electricity pricing policies, BOMA Toronto’s annual workshop to address the complexities of the global adjustment had a lot of ground to cover.
Ontario insolvencies drop in 2020

Canadian Property Management

Pandemic relief defrays Ontario insolvencies

Low interest rates, flexibility to defer payments and various government-funded programs synergized into what are characterized as “exceptional” circumstances in a recessionary period.
Ontario power system revenue is surplus to projections despite COVID-19-related rate relief

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Power system revenue transcends lockdown relief

It appears that seven weeks of COVID-19-related electricity rate relief for residential and small business customers did not adversely undermine Ontario power system revenue.
Ontario has not offered an electricity rate reprieve during the latest lockdown

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No electricity rate reprieve with this lockdown

There has been no rate relief with the latest stay-at-home imperative, but the Ontario Energy Board has extended the annual prohibition on electricity shut-offs during the cold months to cover much of May.
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Ontario further extends deadline for virtual meetings

The Ontario government has extended the deadline for condo corporations to hold their meetings virtually and permit electronic voting without a bylaw.
Ontario pledges funds to stabilize and revise tourism and hospitality sector

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Ontario looks to stabilize and revive tourism

A $350-million tonic will be poured out in the form of direct aid for small operators, support programs for larger attractions, and inducements for consumers.
Ontario doubles tax credit for building investments in southwest, eastern and northern Ontario

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Ontario doubles tax credit in tertiary markets

Canadian-controlled private corporations are eligible for refundable tax credits of up to $90,000 for building investments in southwest, eastern and northern Ontario.
long-term care

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Ontario ramps up long-term care spaces

On the heels of a third wave advisory, Ontario is issuing thousands more long-term care spaces to be built across the province, many resulting in the construction of new homes.
Jane and Finch

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Ontario bestows land for community hub in Jane and Finch area

Ontario is donating 2.174 acres of land to the City of Toronto to build a much-needed community hub and centre for the arts in the Jane and Finch community.
Ontario schools get funds for energy efficiency upgrades

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Ontario schools get funds for energy upgrades

Funds are drawn from the carbon pricing proceeds the federal government collects and redistributes in provinces that have not enacted their own carbon pricing programs.
Expansions at two existing correctional facilities meant to ease overcrowding for Northwest Ontario inmates

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Northwest Ontario inmates await needed space

Work will soon be underway to ease overcrowding at two Northwest Ontario correctional facilities in the interim before a planned new 325-inmate complex is built in the region.
Women experience vast share of 2020 real estate job loss

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Women bear brunt of 2020 real estate job loss

Women were jettisoned from 14,300 of the roughly 16,000 positions Ontario's real estate, rental and leasing sector shed last year.