Ontario

time-of-use electricity rates

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Time-of-use electricity rates spark debate

The Ontario NDP's proposed plan would focus efforts to manage peak demand more narrowly on the Industrial Conservation Initiative and voluntary residential programs enabled through smart grid technology.
peak demand report cards

Canadian Property Management

Peak demand report cards imminent in Ontario

It's the the end of a rookie season for many larger commercial electricity customers participating in Ontario's Industrial Conservation Initiative.
postsecondary campus

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New postsecondary campus to rise in Halton Region

Ontario is investing $90 million in a new postsecondary campus in Milton, which is located on Ontario's Innovation SuperCorridor.
condo form

REMI Network

Revised condo forms incorporate feedback, new regs

The Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services says it has incorporated public feedback into recent changes to new mandatory condo forms.
elevator repair

REMI Network

Standards for elevator repair times one step closer

The Ontario government last week passed legislation aimed at addressing concerns about elevator availability in the province.
canvasser

REMI Network

New fines for turning away canvassers take effect

Apartment landlords and condo corporations that turn away canvassers from multi-residential buildings during the election will risk fines under new rules.
Sanofi Pasteur

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario invests in Toronto vaccine manufacturing facility

The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $70 million towards Sanofi Pasteur Limited’s $500-million vaccine manufacturing facility in Toronto.
inspection blitzes

CondoBusiness

Ontario targeting high-risk workplace sectors in inspection blitzes

Ontario is conducting more than two dozen workplace inspection blitzes in 2018-2019 to ensure employers are meeting health, safety and employment standards.
conservation costs

Canadian Property Management

Ontario candidates overstate conservation costs

The upfront costs of Ontario's electricity conservation programs are lower than some candidates for provincial office are alleging.
status certificate

CondoBusiness

Status certificates revisited in recent court ruling

A recent court decision sheds some more light on the effect of failing to disclose certain declaration violations in a status certificate.
charging station

CondoBusiness

A blind spot in new EV charging station rules?

The new rules that will steer the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at Ontario condo properties starting next week may have a blind spot.
legislation

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario legislation ensures fair pay for government contractors

Ontario has introduced legislation to ensure that government contractors in building security, cleaning services and construction will be paid fair wages.
public registry

CondoBusiness

CAO launches public registry of condo corporations

The Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) officially launched its public registry of condo corporations on April 1, 2018.
StorageVault

REMI Network

StorageVault expands in Ontario

StorageVault Canada has announced the $68.7 million acquisition of three stores in Ontario.
electric vehicle charging

REMI Network

Electric vehicle charging regs green-lit for May

It will become easier to install electric vehicle charging stations on condo properties in Ontario starting this spring.
licensing

CondoBusiness

Deadline to apply for condo manager licence to close

The deadline to apply for the licences that are now mandatory to continue providing condo management services in Ontario closes on Friday, March 30.
catch basin

CondoBusiness

Catch basin upkeep critical as potholes proliferate

Have there been more potholes this year than in previous years? An informal survey says yes, and parking lots on condo properties are not immune.