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The mental health link to workplace productivity
Organizations could reduce workplace productivity losses by nearly half if they addressed the three types of barriers employees face in accessing mental health care, finds a CAMH study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Unassigned seating on the rise: survey
A new survey from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) finds that many of the surveyed organizations have increased the number of staff sitting in unassigned spaces, as compared to the IFMA report from 2009.
New Humber River Hospital to open this month
Following an investment of up to $2.13 billion by the Government of Ontario, Humber River Hospital, the first fully digital hospital in North America, is opening its doors to Toronto patients on October 18.

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FMs increasingly involved with decision-making
According to a report by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), the roles of facility management (FM) and real estate professionals have become increasingly important in high-level strategic workplace decisions, with FM and real estate managers identified 30 per cent of the time, only slightly less than senior executives (38 per cent).
Brampton, Ont. celebrates first LEED facility
Brampton, Ontario is celebrating its first LEED certified facility. DHL, a global logistics company, has achieved the designation at its DHL Express Headquarters.
Frank Delfino joins Inscape's board of directors
Office furniture designer and manufacturer Inscape has announced the appointment of Frank Delfino to its board of directors.
Winter Stations will transform Toronto beaches
For the second year in a row, RAW Architects, Ferris + Associates and Curio are calling on local and international design communities to launch the Winter Stations Competition. The contest aims to transform lifeguard stations along Toronto’s east-end beaches into themed works of public art.

Kitchener Public Library gets digital reboot
Kitchener Public Library adapted to advancing technology and the city's growing population with a $40-million renovation and expansion of its aging infrastructure, completed in September 2014.
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