Workplace

remote workers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Six ways to help remote workers thrive

Many employees are not accustomed to being remote workers and might find the lack of traditional office space challenging.
WELL

Canadian Facility Management & Design

CBRE a pioneer of WELL standard adoption

It has been almost 25 years since CBRE expanded to Alberta’s capital. Known as Coldwell Banker Commercial at the time (as it was prior to
Gen Z

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Preparing for a Gen Z workplace

Here comes Gen Z. These young adults have different expectations and aspirations that, if unmet, will result in a loss of valuable facilities personnel.
office space

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Hamilton office space luring global tech firms

Brick-and-beam buildings in Hamilton are transforming into modern office space for tech firms looking to employ a growing talent pool.
Gen Z

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Does your workplace pass the Gen Z test?

Members of Gen Z need an environment where they can create — with some strong generational preferences for managers and workspace designers to consider.
Studio TK

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Two Studio TK designs receive Good Design Awards

Two of Studio TK’s latest furniture collections for social spaces, Borough and Cesto, earned 2018 Good Design Awards in the Furniture category.
flu945x514

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cold and flu prevention in the workplace

Cold and flu season can begin as early as October and last until February. How can you keep the flu out of your workplace, to keep facilities healthy and productive?
Artifort

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Studio TK and Artifort form partnership

Studio TK has entered into a new product partnership with Artifort to manufacture and distribute select Artifort furnishings in North America.
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.
Standing desks

REMI Network

Standing desks may cause lower back pain: study

Nearly half of people who use a standing desk are at risk of developing lower back pain, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.
Fujitsu

Canadian Property Management

Paperwork 2.0: The Power of Digitizing Paper in Property Management

With advancements in digitization, stakeholders can use tools like Fujitsu scanners that help save time and resources when it comes to tackling some of their more onerous tasks – particularly, paperwork.
asbestos in the workplace

REMI Network

E-course helps manage asbestos in the workplace

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety launched an e-course to help recognize, assess and manage asbestos-related risks in the workplace.
restrooms

REMI Network

Employee perceptions of workplace restrooms: survey

Employees say the condition of a workplace restroom reflects how much a company values its workforce, according to a new survey.
asbestos in the workplace

REMI Network

Canada enforces new regs for handling workplace asbestos

Canada enforced changes to occupational health and safety regulations on workplace asbestos today and declared updates to national building codes.
MikeHolmes

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.
radon

REMI Network

Tips for reducing radon in the workplace

The winter season brings increased levels of radon in the workplace, and is a prime time to test for and address any issues.
ethics

Canadian Property Management

Ethics and Good Decision-Making in Real Estate

“Leadership has an ethical core, and ethics means not just making good decisions, but leading others in making good decisions.” – Chris MacDonald, Founding Director