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Three Steps to Solving the Skills Gap Puzzle

The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) has been studying the burgeoning skills gap since 2000. Even before COVID-19, the think tank estimated that Canada […]

Stop Electrical Damage Before it Occurs with Thermal Imaging

Thermography is a method of inspecting electrical and mechanical equipment using specialized infrared cameras. By producing detailed images and temperature profiles of specific pieces […]

Facility Managers and reoccupying buildings that were shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic

Facility Managers play a crucial role in re-opening buildings closed during the COVID-19 crisis. Buildings that were not maintained, not effectively cleaned, and still […]

Planning for reoccupying post-COVID-19: The Facility Manager’s role

Canada and the world at large are in the midst of dealing with the unimaginable complexity of the health and economic impacts of COVID-19, […]

The trades: an exciting option for young people looking to start a career

When it comes to finding skilled trades workers, you may be surprised to find out just how much in demand they really are. With […]

Innovation in wind energy construction helps meet growing demand across North America

The drive to respond to our ever-growing energy needs and transform to a low carbon future has accelerated the move to more renewable sources like wind, solar and hydro in the power generation mix.

Leveraging data to improve quality of life

When people are talking about the smart city, what do they mean? What is it and what will it mean for property and facility managers.

Smart intersections help cities to become safer and greener

The CAA has found traffic bottlenecks produce more than 11.5 million hours of delay and waste more than 22 million litres of fuel each year.

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