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Quebec landlords fear relaxed marijuana rules
Legalization of marijuana could intensify management challenges for rental housing landlords already dealing with smoker vs. non-smoker conflict among tenants.
Toronto seeks borrowers for retrofit loan fund
Toronto’s pilot program to advance loans for energy and water efficiency upgrades has received a positive review from third-party evaluators.
New luxury rental coming to Yorkville
On March 31, 2017, representatives from Bentall Kennedy and KingSett Capital gathered to celebrate the completion of the concrete structure of Two St. Thomas, Yorkville’s newest purpose-built luxury rental development.
Building from the Ground Up: A Great Foundation for Investors
After a lack of new construction for many years, market conditions have set the stage for a fresh wave of apartment development, according to Canada’s largest non-bank mortgage lender.
Concert expands residential recycling program
Concert announced it has joined forces with a Vancouver-based company dedicated to landfill diversion in order to expand the scope of its current recycling program.
New mediation services for landlord-tenant disputes
Resolving landlord and tenant conflicts in the GTA’s York Region just got easier with the launch of the York Region Housing Mediation Services (YRHMS) program.
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Ontario passes home inspection legislation
Today the Ontario government passed legislation that will bring the home inspection industry under regulation. At present, home inspectors are a rare example of professionals that have a role in real estate transactions and remain unregulated at the provincial level.
E-learning course targets moisture, humidity control
ASHRAE has added two new courses to its e-learning catalogue – School of Hard Knocks: Controlling Moisture & Humidity in Buildings and Ethics for the Built Environment Professional Engineer.
CRE subpar for women in C-suites and on boards
The presence of women in C-suites and boardrooms of the Canadian real estate industry appears even rarer than their already modest profile in the broader economy.

MPP proposes time limits for elevator repairs
Han Dong, the Liberal MPP for Trinity-Spadina, is proposing to set time limits for contractors called on to fix out-of-service elevators. Dong, whose riding is growing rapidly with the rise of new condos, recently introduced the Reliable Elevators Act to the Ontario legislature.
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