Canadian Apartment Magazine

Clamping down on renovictions

Hamilton will soon be the first city in Ontario to introduce a renoviction bylaw forcing landlords to obtain a licence prior to issuing an N-13

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New standards for sustainable material use

A new set of standards defines minimum sustainability criteria for high-volume materials used in architecture and interior projects.
Heritage designations to pale in worship spaces

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Heritage designations to pale in worship space

Heritage designations could pose fewer complications for religious and Indigenous organizations in Ontario when they undertake repairs and alternations in places of worship and spiritual practices.

REMI Network

Canadians eager for climate-resilient homes

Nearly one-in-five Canadian households are prepared to undertake major renovations within the next 5 to 10 years to mitigate the impacts of severe weather events.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Probing the impact of renos on dementia patients

The quality of life awaiting future residents within the country’s institutional-like care facilities is facing scrutiny as researchers closely examine how these spaces are being reimagined for the better.
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Construction Business

St. Albert Place retrofit receives funding

The Government of Canada and the City of St. Albert announced more than $13.9 million in joint funding to retrofit St. Albert Place.


Existing condos: rising to modern standards

New regulations from multiple levels of government are forcing condominium boards and property management companies to consider more than just a simple cost-benefit calculation when examining repair and retrofit options.
building conversions

Canadian Apartment Magazine

From office to residential

Office-to-residential building conversions have been gaining momentum in some Canadian cities, but how viable are they as a long-term housing solution?

REMI Network

Hurricane Fiona costs $660 million

Hurricane Fiona is estimated to be the costliest extreme weather event ever recorded in Atlantic Canada.
Alberta eyes reno of vacant provincial building

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Alberta eyes reno of vacant provincial building

The 44-year-old, six-storey office building in Calgary's beltline district has been empty since Canadian Blood Services ended its tenancy in 2020.
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The Value of Independent Pre-construction Surveys

To limit the impacts of adjacent construction work, many condominium corporations are turning to independent pre-construction surveys for protection.

Canadian Property Management

Facing the Unknowns of Renovations

Heritage building renovations are no easy feat; from navigating restrictions to working without modern blueprints, even the simplest interior upgrade can come with unforeseen challenges.
Queensway Health Centre

REMI Network

A first look at the Queensway Health Centre expansion

The Stantec-designed patient tower will define the northern edge of the Queensway campus, with the primary hospital building clearly visible from the north and northwest entrances.

REMI Network

Keeping your renovations pest-free

When planning and executing renovations, your pest management provider should be seen as a partner throughout the entire process.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New report looks at long-term benefits of deep building retrofits

A new report by the Pembina Institute concludes that a national renovation wave of deep building retrofits could generate more than $48 billion in economic development.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Feds amplify funding for accessibility upgrades

A $100-million injection to Canada’s Enabling Accessibility Fund will boost availability of grants for retrofit, renovation and construction projects to support universal navigability of the built environment.
embodied carbon

Canadian Facility Management & Design

An embodied carbon primer for facility managers

Facility management affects a significant component of total lifetime embodied carbon.