Ontario

OHBA Awards of Distinction housing excellence

REMI Network

Winners of 2017 Ontario Green Health Care Awards announced

The winners of the 2017 Ontario Green Health Care Awards were announced on Tuesday. Award recipients were determined by selecting the top performing facilities from
dismantling cap and trade

Canadian Property Management

Costs of dismantling cap and trade queried

Several prominent business leaders and professionals are expressing disappointment, and projecting billions of dollars in direct losses and forgone economic development.
previously awarded EVC grants

Canadian Property Management

Ontario qualifies previously approved EVC grants

Approved applicants who have already acted on the former government's promise will be in position to collect the rebate. Those who did not purchase equipment or sign a contract to authorize investment prior to July 4 will receive no funds.
cannabis

CondoBusiness

Recreational cannabis use to become legal this fall

Is it time for condo boards and property managers to brace for reefer madness? It may depend on which condo lawyer they ask.
Doug Ford

CondoBusiness

Don’t widen municipal land transfer tax: OREA, TREB

Last week, OREA and TREB jointly called on MPP candidates vying for seats in the York Region to reject requests to expand the municipal land transfer tax.
home sales forecast home sales activity

CondoBusiness

GTA home sales drop 22.2 per cent in May

The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) saw 7,834 home sales in May 2018, a decline of 22.2 per cent year-over-year, reports the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB).
community benefits projects

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario approves five community benefits projects

Ontario has approved five community benefits projects, which will help support local communities during the development of major new public infrastructure.
carbon pricing

Canadian Property Management

Carbon pricing hailed as a boost to retrofits

Dismantling Ontario's cap-and-trade system would be a setback for the commercial real estate sector and the many trades and professions it employs, one of its prominent industry organizations maintains.
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.