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retail plaza

REMI Network

ReDev Properties sells Edmonton retail plaza

ReDev Properties Ltd., has sold Trail South Corners, a 29,024-square-foot retail plaza in Edmonton, Alberta.
elementary schools

REMI Network

Poor IAQ a concern in elementary schools

Poor indoor air quality and the humidity in public elementary school classrooms is having an increasingly negative impact on learning and school safety.
University District

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Calgary’s University District gets LEED Platinum

Calgary’s University District is the largest residential project in Canadian history to earn LEED Platinum certification for Neighbourhood Development.
housing starts

CondoBusiness

Canadian housing starts trend lower in August

The trend measure of housing starts in Canada was 195,640 units in August, down from 201,379 in July, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
OHBA

CondoBusiness

Neil Rodgers named the next president of OHBA

Neil Rodgers will be elected the 2016-2017 president of the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) at the organization’s annual Meeting of Members.
mortgage

CondoBusiness

CMHC generates $338-mil in net income for Q2

CMHC’s recent Q2 financial results stated that during the last quarter, it generated $338 million in net income from its mortgage loan and other programs.
Fresh Start Program

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Enercare launches new Fresh Start Program

Enercare Inc. announced the launch of the Enercare Fresh Start Program, a signature new corporate social responsibility program designed to help families transitioning between shelters and homes.
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Metro Vancouver

CondoBusiness

Metro Vancouver home sales fall 22.8 per cent

For the second month in a row, home sales in Metro Vancouver have slowed considerably, returning to more typical levels for the month.
Winnipeg

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Manitoba sets 2017 rent guideline at 1.5 per cent

Manitoba Justice has advised that the 2017 rent guideline has been set at 1.5 per cent and will take effect Jan. 1, 2017.
August 2016

CondoBusiness

GTA home sales surge 23.5 per cent in August

In August 2016, the TREB reported a record 9,813 GTA home sales through the MLS System, which is 23.5 per cent above the number of August 2015 transactions.
interest rates

CondoBusiness

Bank of Canada interest rates remain on hold

The Bank of Canada has announced it is keeping its target overnight lending rate at 0.5 per cent, but lower interest rates are expected for the near future.
energy benchmarking

REMI Network

CaGBC elevates energy benchmarking training

The Canada Green Building Council is launching new training on energy benchmarking strategies and regulation for private and public sector stakeholders.
child care rooms

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario initiatives improve access to child care

Ontario is investing over $23 million to build 35 licensed child care rooms across the province to provide families with quality licensed child care spaces.
hand hygiene

REMI Network

Leading book on hand hygiene to be published

A comprehensive book focusing on hand hygiene for infection control and patient safety will be published sometime in December.
sexual harassment training

REMI Network

Frontline workers get sexual harassment training

Frontline workers in the hospitality, health, education, and community services sectors in Ontario, will get sexual harassment training in the workplace.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario earmarks $3.2-bil for Trillium Trust

Ontario is providing $3.2 billion from the sale of Hydro One shares to the Trillium Trust for infrastructure projects that will help strengthen the economy.
Mosaic Stadium

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Mosaic Stadium reaches substantial completion

PCL Construction Management Inc.’s work on the new $278.2-million Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan, has recently reached substantial completion.