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Electric landscaping project a first in Canada
At Meadowvale North Business Park, a 170-acre commercial property in Mississauga, Ontario, contractors from International Landscaping have been working on the site since April in what is Canada’s largest all-electric commercial landscaping project to date. Using such technology of this scale is “cutting” edge in the landscaping industry, where the vast majority of companies still rely on gas-powered equipment.
How to plan for summer floods in Canada
As extreme rainfalls become more frequent and costly, old infrastructure cannot keep up. Here are some tips on what to do from preflood to postflood.
Best practices for wearing cleaning gloves
Wearing cleaning gloves may safeguard skin from chemicals and other hazardous substances, but they don’t necessarily offer complete protection. 
Trauma Scene Clean-up
When it comes to scenes of crime and trauma, shows like “CSI” and “Law & Order” do a great job of keeping viewers hooked with high octane scripts and life-like special effects. But what they don’t typically delve into is what happens after a dead body is removed from a site and the forensics team has gathered all their evidence.
Cascades unveils new sustainable action plan
Cascades, a leader in recovery and in the manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, has unveiled its four-year Sustainable Development Plan, set to roll out from 2016 to 2020.completed.
How to protect workers from heat-related illnesses
With summer in full swing, employers must be wary of protecting workers from heat-related illnesses; this includes building service contractors and facility managers whose daily tasks often subject them to the outdoors.

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Hotel workers protest hospitality company
The union representing hospitality workers in the Greater Toronto Area, UNITE HERE Local 75, has filed charges with the Ontario Labour Relations Board against the operator of the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel.
Deb Group names new CEO
Deb Group has appointed Mike Flagg as new chief executive officer in North America.
Line paint fades faster under new regulations
In recent years, property owners and managers may have noticed that the line paint in their parking lots is fading more quickly and, consequently, needs to be reapplied more frequently. A reason for this change may be new Environment Canada regulations that set a limit on volatile organic compounds (VOC) in traffic-marking coatings.
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Pool resurfacing system making a splash
Owning and maintaining an apartment pool in Canada can be extremely costly due to damage caused by our climate and the harsh mix of chemicals needed to make the water safe for swimmers. Over time, pool resurfacing is a reality all managers and building owners must face.
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