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Canadian Property Management

Warehouse space pegged to prosper in 2016

When asked to rate the outlook for six property types, Canadian evaluators placed nothing in the "good to excellent" nor "abysmal to poor" categories, but all property types except single-family residential are gauged "fair to good" investment prospects for 2016.
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Ontario to support health infrastructure renewal

Ontario has committed $125 million to renewing critical infrastructure at 128 hospitals across the province.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Topping off celebrated at Peel healthcare facility

Construction on Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness, located in Brampton, Ont., has reached a major milestone.
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Health care org is 2015 ENERGY STAR Advocate

The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care received the ENERGY STAR Advocate of the Year award for promoting ENERGY STAR within Canada’s health sector.
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Construction completed on new Oakville hospital

Interior and exterior construction on Halton Healthcare’s new Oakville hospital has reached completion.
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Dream aligns philanthropy with learning

Dream Unlimited Corp's $1-million donation is part of a learning partnership with Women's College Hospital, drawing on expertise in both organizations.
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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.
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Renovations begin at Nova Scotia hospital

A $6-million renovation project has begun at Dartmouth General Hospital in Dartmouth, N.S. Upgrades include wheelchair-accessible patient rooms and bathrooms, new healthcare worker hand-washing sinks in hallways, utility rooms for the cleaning and sterilization of medical equipment, new team stations for staff members, and plumbing and electrical upgrades for a future fifth floor expansion.
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McGill celebrates Canada’s largest hospital move

In what has been described by the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) as the largest hospital move ever made in Canada, 154 inpatients, including 139 adults and 15 babies, were recently moved from the Royal Victoria Hospital to the university’s new Glen site. The five-and-a-half hour move was a key redevelopment operation of MUHC 2015.
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$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.
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$21-million detox centre planned for the Yukon

A new $21-million detox centre is set to enter construction in Whitehorse, Yukon this spring. The facility will replace the existing Sarah Steel Building, built in 1961, to provide services for individuals with alcohol and drug addictions.
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Bridgepoint is T.O.’s first LEED silver hospital

Bridgepoint Hospital (Bridgepoint) in Toronto, Ont. recently became the first hospital in the city to receive a LEED silver certification from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). Finished in 2013, the purpose-built hospital provides rehabilitative care and health care for individuals living with complex health conditions.
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Developers shortlisted for GTA hospital addition

Phase one of the Etobicoke General Hospital redevelopment is one step closer to reality as choices for potential developers and their respective design, build, maintenance and finance teams have been narrowed. The Patient Tower Project will be developed by one of three shortlisted candidates, including EllisDon Capital Inc., Fiera Axium Infrastructure Canada II LP and DIF Infra 3 Canada Ltd., and Plenary Group (Canada) Ltd and PCL Investments Canada Inc.
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Saskatchewan long-term care centre now open

A $22-million long-term care facility has officially opened in Radville, Sask., six years after the provincial government announced it would be replacing 13 long-term care centres across the province. The Radville Marian Health Centre features 25 long-term care beds, five of which are multi-purpose (used for observation, respite or palliative care), and emergency services.
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$2.5-mil medical clinic opens in Newfoundland

A new $2.5-million medical facility has officially opened near Boat Harbour on the Burin Peninsula, N.L. The 4,000-square-foot building, known as the Placentia West Medical Clinic (Placentia West), will provide medical and community health services to approximately 3,000 residents in the surrounding communities.
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Casey House redevelopment enters construction

Casey House, a pioneer in HIV/AIDS health care and palliative care in Toronto, Ont., recently announced that construction of a 58,000-square-foot redevelopment project has begun at Jarvis St. and Isabella St. The $32-million development involves the renovation of an existing heritage property and the construction of a new and improved contemporary health care addition.
Mental health in condos

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Youth Recovery Centre nears completion in P.E.I.

Prince Edward Island’s first Youth Recovery Centre is almost complete, thanks to a provincial investment of $800,000. The facility, which entered construction last fall, is part of a $9-million commitment to improving access to youth addictions and mental health treatments throughout the province. The project will be complete in April.