REMI Network

Study examines harassment in Canadian workplaces

Verbal abuse is the most common type of harassment reported by Canadian workers according to a new study titled Harassment in Canadian workplaces.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

How germs and bacteria thrive on school desks

Bacteria and fungi found on school desks comes overwhelmingly from the children sitting at them, a new study has revealed.
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Mixed-use developments may reduce housing affordability: study

Mixed-use developments can make a neighbourhood too pricey for many to live in, according to a University of Waterloo study of Toronto neighbourhoods.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Grant awarded to study workplace ergonomics

Michael Holmes was awarded a grant of nearly $100,000 by the Canada Foundation for Innovation to study workplace ergonomics and making work a safer place.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Employees benefit from workplace flexibility: survey

A new study commissioned by Regus finds that 71 per cent of respondents agree that flexible work hours allow them to go out and meet people more often.
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City land-use regs cause rising home prices: study

According to a new study released by policy think-tank the Fraser Institute, municipal land-use regulations may to be blame for the falling supply of new