Quebec tackles social housing backlog

Canadian Apartment Magazine

COVID aggravates Quebec social housing backlog

The 2021-2022 Quebec budget opens up an enhanced refundable tax credit for rental housing tenants aged 70 and older, and promises incremental upward adjustments over the next five years.
Quebec employers encouraged to take on interns

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Quebec employers encouraged to take on trainees

Quebec employers will be eligible for an enhanced refundable tax credit if they employ and/or invest in training interns during the next 13 months.
Quebec aligns small business corporate tax rate with Ontario's

Canadian Property Management

Quebec cuts small business corporate tax rate

The 2021 budget also introduces a temporary doubling of the C3i tax credit for expenditures on computer hardware, management software or manufacturing and processing equipment.
Laval RCFi project

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New rental housing coming to Laval, Quebec

The Government of Canada announced it is investing $66.3 million toward the construction of a 193-unit rental building in Laval, Quebec, in the form of a low-cost loan.
fenestration and glazing industry alliance expands Canadian presence

Construction Business

Fenestration body expands Canadian presence

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance has signed a collaborative agreement with Quebec's Association de vitrerie et fenestration and named a new Canadian director.
Permeable plaza surrounding Chambly cultural centre wins design award

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Permeable plaza earns plaudits for Chambly, QC

Pôle culturel de Chambly took top honours for a commercial project incorporating a variety of hardscape products, with the city recognized as both the contractor and designer.
back to school

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Safety concerns abound as students head back to school

Assessing health, safety, and infection control risks of going back to school against the value of physical classes is a tricky balance.
Quebec landlords face tighter residential rent increase margins for 2021

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Quebec residential rent increase margins tighten

Residential landlords in Quebec face tighter rent increase margins for 2021, particularly if their buildings are centrally heated with gas or oil.
biomass power

Canadian Property Management

WTO okay with provinces buying biomass power

The World Trade Organization agreed with Canada that the U.S. conflated wholesale and retail electricity rates to arrive at its supposition that B.C. and Quebec hydro utilities overpaid for biomass power.
Quebec landlords ap

Canadian Property Management

Pandemic-related litigation brewing in Quebec

Commercial real estate specialists are noting a recent Quebec superior court decision with interest, suggesting it could become a beacon for other tenants seeking rent relief.
Quebec;s largest rental housing association to survey members about financial stress related to COVID-19

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Quebec landlords to be queried on financial stress

Quebec's largest rental housing association has released a flurry of messages to frame issues around rent payment for the public, the Quebec government and landlords themselves.
Quebec COVID-19

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Quebec regions most impacted by COVID-19

With Quebec currently Canada’s hardest hit province accounting for more than 1,300 cases of COVID-19 as of March 25th, some regions have been notably affected.
key building services deemed essential in Ontario and Quebec

Canadian Facility Management & Design

ON/QC: access to key building services assured

Building owners, managers and occupants can be assured that life-safety systems, telecommunications, elevators and HVAC can be maintained and repaired as necessary, and that janitorial and security staff are permitted on-site.
tax credit

Canadian Property Management

Proptech qualifies for new Quebec tax credit

The tax credit applies on purchases of computer hardware, management software or manufacturing/processing equipment made before January 1, 2025.
Quebec landlords face tighter rent increase margins for 2021

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Quebec boosts budget for solid waste reduction

Five newly announced initiatives are promised $92.7 million, aimed at improving recycling, reducing the volume of waste sent to landfill and curbing greenhouse gas emissions.
Montreal condo

REMI Network

Quebec residential sales hit new Q3 record

Residential sales in Quebec’s real estate market hit a new high in the third quarter, one that hasn't been seen Q3 2003.
HFC prohibition dates

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Quebec’s HFC prohibition dates called untimely

Proposed revisions to Quebec's halocarbon regulation could sideline some commonly used refrigerants before alternatives with lower global warming potential can feasibly be in place.