quebec

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 and tenants ensnared in pandemic-related litigation

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 budget boosts funding for solid waste reduction

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.
Montreal property owners

Canadian Property Management

Complacency could cost Montreal property owners

Proposed changes to Quebec's Act Respecting Municipal Taxation will tighten the timeline for disputing the property values ascribed to smaller apartment and commercial buildings assessed at less than $3 million.
BC-sprinkler-requirements

Construction Business

Quebec postpones sprinkler requirement for private seniors’ homes

Owners of privately owned Quebec retirement homes will have an extra two years to retrofit their residences with sprinkler systems.

Canadian Property Management

QPAREB appoints president and CEO

Julie Saucier began her new position on June 3, 2019.

REMI Network

QPAREB names president of the board of directors

The Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers (QPAREB) appoints its 2019-20 board of directors.
Rapid Housing Initiative

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Quebec, Nova Scotia add more rent supplements

Quebec promises to catch up on the delivery of previously announced affordable housing units, while Nova Scotia invests in major repairs in existing social housing buildings.
Unallocated CECRA funds necessitate program extension

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Backlog plagues Quebec rental housing regulator

Quebec's largest rental housing association maintains fewer cases would go to la Régie du logement if landlords were entitled to ask for security deposits.
rental housing surplus

CondoBusiness

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.
Centre historique de la mine King

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Historic Quebec site gets $3.6-mil for museum development

Canada is supporting the Centre historique de la mine King (KB3) by providing $3.6 million towards the development of the historic site.