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THIS WEEK'S TOP 5 TRENDING STORIES
1. Energy efficiency primed for climate action
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There’s nothing exclusive about the Three Percent Club launched earlier this week at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York. The new global coalition of nations, businesses and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is welcoming all joiners to harvest the energy savings achievable through the deployment of existing technology and passive design considerations.

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2. Affordable housing for all

As Canada’s federal election inches closer, and hopeful candidates criss-cross the nation making bold declarations about future reform, affordable housing remains a hot-button issue for citizens and industry stakeholders alike. Read More »

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3. GRESB gets lift from ESG tailwind

Increasing allocations of capital to the real estate and infrastructure asset classes and intensifying climate-related threats to those assets have been hallmarks of the ten years since GRESB, the global benchmark for the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of portfolios, was launched. Read More »

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4. Edmonton’s Stantec Tower sale makes history

The commercial portion of Edmonton’s tallest building – Stantec Tower – has been sold to the German company, Deka Immobilien.
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5. WSIB eliminates unfunded liability charge
Beginning in January 2020, Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is ending its unfunded liability charge also known as Past Claims Cost charge – reducing the employer’s average premium rate to 17 per cent. Read More »
 
 
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