It's important to make objective tree removal decisions because the physical condition of these dynamic organisms can deteriorate quickly.
Nearly $2 billion worth of commercial and industrial properties are primarily located outside the fire zone, downtown or in the north part of the city.
December has been seasonably mild, so winter safety tips may not be top of mind for condo managers. But now is a good time to prepare for coming weather.
A spate of condo blazes in Alberta has reignited conversations about the perennial fire safety risk posed by cigarettes in multi-residential buildings.
Beyond the occupier's duty of care — a responsibility that property owners bear toward inhabitants, visitors and trespassers — landlords are also employers subject to health and safety regulations.
Most Canadian cities see up to ten residential high-rise balcony- and window-related accidents per year. Here is an inside look at why they happen and how to help prevent them.
Property managers can prevent damage and protect residents by closing information gaps before emergencies leading to insurance claims occur.
The Quebec government has moved quickly to mandate sprinklers in seniors' homes following recommendations from Coroner Cyrille Delâge.
The massive floods that occurred in southern Alberta and the Greater Toronto Area in 2013 are just a few examples of the rising prevalence of natural
The past year has seen several storm events that have resulted in significant damage to trees in southern Ontario. The ice storm that hit the
The question of how to start a preventive maintenance (PM) program is extremely common, and for good reason. With budgets tight and workers stretched thin,
To keep building occupants and staff safe, here are four tips to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning that property managers need to know.
Implementinging a comprehensive moisture management strategy is key to prevent mould. It also reduces potential health risks and liability.
Property owners and managers can take steps to protect property from water damage by simply walking around their building during and after rainstorms.
Property managers should have thorough procedures in place in order to effectively deal with any medical emergencies that may happen on site.
Property managers are using large amounts of road salt this winter. But overuse is taking its toll on their' pocketbooks and the environment.
The Toronto ice storm this past December left many properties without power for days, leaving tenants and building systems vulnerable to the cold.