The BOMA Canada Resilience Brief is a tool to help building owners and managers begin to consider resilience and the potential risks imposed by extreme weather events. Following the disastrous 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires and the 2018 New Brunswick and Toronto floods, industry visionaries, led by BOMA Canada, published the first Resilience Brief. The latest version has the most up to date knowledge of resilience. Consulting this brief will assist you to better understand the risk imposed and possible adaptation strategies to protect assets and occupants.
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Source: WorkSafe BC
Asbestos exposure remains the leading cause of occupational disease in the province; those with the highest risk of exposure are maintenance, custodial and contract workers hired for repairs or renovations in and around commercial buildings. Under the Workers Compensation Act, commercial property owners are required to maintain any land “being used as a workplace in a manner that ensures the health and safety of persons at or near the workplace.”
In his new book, award-winning urban planner and lecturer Gordon Harris reveals how he and his team master planned UniverCity, a landmark pre-built community that strives to produce net-zero energy, waste and water, and what takeaways other cities and developers can learn from the experience.