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Warmer weather to boost fall rodent activity
Summer-like conditions in September and even October will contribute to higher rodent activity in the fall season, according to pest management experts who see a lot of action during warmer weather when rodents produce more healthier litters than in colder months.
Greenest School in Canada located in Winnipeg
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Canada Coalition for Green Schools named Amber Trails Community School in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the winner of the annual CaGBC Greenest School in Canada competition.
Demand for UV infection equipment to multiply
lobal demand for ultraviolet (UV) disinfection equipment is expected to rise 7.9 per cent annually to $1.5 billion in 2021.
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Lessons from the Wildfires: Cleaning Smoke Damage
Since early April 2017, first responders, Canadian agencies, and restoration specialists have been uniting to bring British Columbia back from one of the worst wildfire seasons in the province’s history. Over the span of several months, nearly 1000 fires have displaced thousands of residents, destroyed massive swaths of land, impacted cities outside its border, and caused millions of dollars in damages.
BOMA Canada awards industry's best
A total of 17 awards were handed out at BOMEX, recognizing industry achievements across the country from Newfoundland and Labrador to British Columbia.
Labeling change targets food waste
Expiry dates are expected to be clarified as the appetite for grab-and-go grows on campuses. One reason for the upcoming labeling change is that all the different terms currently used have caused widespread confusion. 

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ISSA Innovation Awards announced
ISSA recognized the cleaning industry’s most innovative products and services as voted on by cleaning-industry distributors, building service contractors, in-house service providers, and residential cleaners.
Site launches to promote universal access to menstrual care supplies
HOSPECO introduced a new microsite, which contains resources to help facilities promote universal access to menstrual care products in public restrooms.
loop_maintenance_banner.gif Required upgrades to single-speed elevators lifted
The Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA) recently lifted the requirement to undertake certain upgrades to the controls of single-speed elevators, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that building owners who operate this equipment should abandon planned modernizations.
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ICYMI: Few wash hands properly in germy schools
Keeping hands clean to fight infections like the common cold and flu or foodborne illnesses like E. coli and Salmonella is one of the most important steps people can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs. Read More »

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