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12 02 2019
Diverting light bulbs that contain mercury

Every year millions of light bulbs that contain mercury, such as compact fluorescent lamps and fluorescent tubes, are improperly disposed of in landfills. This results in mercury being released into the environment. What you can do Light bulbs containing mercury require special disposal to keep them out of landfills. Be...

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30 01 2019
Cyber Wellness Guide – Bringing risks to life

Take a look at how cyber security risk can affect your building with two scenarios drawn directly from real world incidents. Scenario 1: Using data for extortion An individual at ABC company received what appeared to be a standard PDF invoice by email from a trusted third-party supplier. This file...

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30 01 2019
Resilience Brief – Adaptation strategies

Sudden onset of extreme weather events poses various threats to the CRE industry. Take a look at the potential impacts at the building level and some adaptation strategies to consider when planning for resilience against extreme precipitation and flooding at your property. Extreme Precipitation and Flooding: Increased duration, intensity and...

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05 12 2018
Another Successful BOMEX

We couldn't have done it without YOU!!   On behalf of the BOMA Canada Board of Directors and staff we thank our host BOMA Calgary, co-chairs Melissa Heer and Graham Halsall, BOMA Calgary Executive Director Lloyd Suchet, the BOMEX 2018 Organizing Committee, sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, delegates, volunteers and guests for...

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05 12 2018
Is Your Building Prepared for Extreme Weather

BOMA Canada is proud to present the BOMA Canada Resilience Brief – an important tool to help building owners and managers begin to consider resilience and the potential risks imposed by extreme weather events.   Following the disastrous events of 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires and the 2018 New Brunswick and...

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05 12 2018
What is Cyber Wellness?

Cyber security threats have been expanding in both frequency and types of breaches over the years.   Companies have correspondingly responded with measures to protect their information and their corporate systems. Threats exist for building operations too, and like corporate systems need be taken more seriously due to the ramifications...

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25 06 2018
Top Canadian Entrepreneur, Arlene Dickinson is the Keynote Speaker at BOMEX 2018

Arlene Dickinson, renowned entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and television personality from the CBC program, Dragons’ Den will be our keynote speaker at BOMEX 2018!   Arlene Dickinson was once quoted as saying "The purpose of marketing is to deliver results", and delivering results is something that we can all agree she...

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25 06 2018
Building On Zero– Deadline for Net Zero Challenge Awards Extended!

BOMA Canada has extended the deadline for the 2018 Net Zero Challenge Awards from July 16 to July 29.   The Net Zero Challenge Awards, supported by Natural Resources Canada, recognizes buildings that have achieved outstanding energy performance, have drastically improved their performance, or have demonstrated leadership through the implementation of replicable and innovative...

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25 06 2018
BOMA Canada is pleased to announce the relaunch of Sustainable Workplaces.

Leasing office space in a green certified building is a great step toward becoming a more environmentally conscious, sustainable organization.   But how do you ensure that your efforts to support green building operations and provide a healthier work environment are actually happening and working? You need a framework to...

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25 06 2018
What’s BOMA Up to

Cyber Security in Building Operations In response to industry demand, BOMA Canada is pleased to be leading a working group bringing together building operations, security, IT and others to prepare our members to meet the threats posed by cyber risks in building operations.  Work is progressing under the leadership of...

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