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greenhouse

Canadian Facility Management & Design

First purpose-built greenhouse to rise in Alberta

Aurora Cannabis has completed the design, engineering and tender process for phase one of a 600,000-square-foot, fully automated greenhouse in Alberta.
McMaster

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Diamond Schmitt redesigns McMaster facility

Diamond Schmitt plans to renovate and equip 20,000 square feet within the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre to accommodate engineering facilities.
cladding

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Cladding absorbs pollution at Montreal facility

STM Stinson Transport Centre, the first bus depot in Canada to earn LEED Gold certification, boasts sustainable cladding that improves air quality.
Cultural spaces

REMI Network

Cultural spaces in North to get CIP 150 funding

The second phase of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program includes a $6.4 million boost dedicated to cultural and community spaces in the North.
corrections facilities

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ont. correction facilities to use full-body scanners

Over the next two years, Ontario will be installing advanced technology full-body scanners in all 26 adult provincial correctional facilities as part of its corrections
soccer stadium

Building Strategies & Sustainability

A look at Montreal’s new soccer stadium design

Architecture firms Saucier + Perrotte and Hughes Condon Marler designed a new FIFA-approved soccer stadium that mirrors the landscape of an old quarry.
Design Excellence

Canadian Facility Management & Design

OAA’s 2016 Design Excellence award winners

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has selected 10 recipients of this year’s Design Excellence award, the largest category of the annual OAA Awards. The
green campus

Building Strategies & Sustainability

UBC facility sets green campus standard

A UBC LEED Platinum certified facility known as AMS Nest is a beacon to other campuses across Canada looking to reduce their environmental footprint.
working group

Canadian Facility Management & Design

C&W Services joins Global Workforce Initiative

C&W Services has become the IFMA Foundation’s first charter member to make a five-year commitment to fund its Global Workforce Initiative. The initiative’s purpose is
BOMA BEST

Canadian Facility Management & Design

BOMA BEST workplace project to launch 2016

BOMA BEST has announced that its Sustainable Workplaces pilot project was successfully completed. The aim of the project is to help organizations become more sustainable
Windsor

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Former Armouries to become UWindsor facility

The former Armouries building located in downtown Windsor, Ont., will soon be home to the University of Windsor’s School of Creative Arts. The building is
Slate Office

REMI Network

Slate Office to renovate Sheridan Park facilities

Two properties in Mississauga’s Sheridan Park are getting a $46 million makeover with an investment from Slate Office REIT.
Sarnia

REMI Network

Largest succinic acid plant opens in Sarnia, Ont.

BioAmber Inc. has opened a Sarnia-based facility that will produce renewable chemicals from sugar instead of petroleum.
healthcare facility

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Healthcare facility to undergo $10-mil revamp

Construction has begun on the planned $10-million redevelopment of a healthcare facility located in Powerview-Pine Falls, Man.
StudioBell

REMI Network

Studio Bell new home for National Music Centre

The National Music Centre (NMC) will soon be called Studio Bell in its new home currently under construction in Calgary’s East Village. A twelve-year, $10-million
progressivewastesolutions

REMI Network

Canada’s largest RNG facility opens in Quebec

Progressive Waste Solutions has opened Canada’s largest renewable natural gas (RNG) facility in Terrebonne, Quebec. Located near Montreal, the $44-million RNG facility is designed to
Doctors

Canadian Facility Management & Design

$25.1-mil long-term care facility opens in Kipling

A $25.1-million long-term care facility recently celebrated its official grand opening in Kipling, Sask. The Kipling Integrated Health Centre replaces the aging Willowdale Lodge long-term care facility and the Kipling Memorial Health Centre.