Fort McMurray


Property Disaster Management at Fort McMurray

Two months after the Fort McMurray wildfires began, they were deemed under control thanks to the efforts of responders, including FirstOnSite Restoration.
Omni King Edward

REMI Network

Omni King Edward to restore iconic ballroom

The Crystal Ballroom in Toronto’s historic Omni King Edward Hotel will undergo a $6.5 million restoration beginning August 2016.
water damage

REMI Network

Water damage standard gets French version

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has released a French translation of its water damage restoration standard.

REMI Network

FirstOnSite Restoration acquired by U.S. firm

FirstOnSite Restoration G.P. Inc., Canada’s largest independent disaster restoration service provider, has announced the sale of its company to Interstate Restoration, a U.S.-based firm, has

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Mill restoration inspires waterfront development

The restoration of an old mill in Elora, Ontario is at the heart of Pearle Hospitality’s ambitious, mixed-use waterfront development project
Smoke at sky of morning city. Big fire at apartment house.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Post-Fire Restoration

For residents of a three-storey apartment building in North Vancouver, December 7th, 2011 was just like any other day—that is, until a fire broke out
crime scene clean-up


Trauma Scene Clean-up

When it comes to trauma and crime scene clean-up, only the professionals can be trusted to connect the many administrative dots with due-diligence, authority and much-needed compassion.

Canadian Property Management

Putting Safety First

After disaster strikes at a Southern Ontario elementary school, cleanup efforts revolve around ensuring occupant safety and providing community service
business continuity


Before Disaster Strikes

Emergencies happen when you least expect them. From floods and burst pipes, to fires and severe damage caused by extreme weather, planning for the worst is the best way to recover after a major disaster.

REMI Network

Endangered Guelph heritage building gets owner

The landmark Petrie Building in downtown Guelph, Ontario, is set to be restored after being listed as one of the National Trust’s Top Ten Endangered

REMI Network

Church receives $2.5 mill from Jack Poole legacy

To honour the memory of Concert Properties’ late co-founder Jack Poole, his wife, Darlene Poole, has donated $2.5 million through the Jack and Darlene Poole

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Restoring heritage structures

Here are some valuable tips property owners and managers should keep in mind when undertaking complicated structural repairs.

Canadian Property Management

Transforming one of Toronto’s iconic landmarks

The University of Toronto is rebuilding one of Toronto's neglected architectural landmarks: 1 Spadina Cres.
historical buildings

Canadian Property Management

Canada’s historic buildings lack solid foundation

In Canada, there are currently no regulatory safeguards and federal tax incentives to protect the country's heritage buildings.