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Building Operators & Recycling Lightbulbs

April 20, 2016

In Alberta, unlike in BC and Ontario, recycling lightbulbs is not part of our province’s legislation. This is an issue, as bulbs, especially the type used in large commercial buildings (referred to as lamps in this post), contain a large amount of mercury.

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Earth Day Recycling Right Tips

April 12, 2016

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, Waste Management encourages businesses to make the biggest impact by getting back to the basics of good recycling. By visiting RecycleOftenRecycleRight.com, individuals can learn how three simple steps will contribute to a greener Earth and make a promise to be a better recycler.

Events & Community
Event Recap: 23rd Annual BOMA Ski Day

March 23, 2016

What another beautiful day out on the ski hill for the annual BOMA ski trip! Two busses made their way from COP to Lake Louise on Friday, March 11th. The morning began with some coffee to wake us all up and some Baileys for extra flavor. The weather on the trip was the best yet.

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Event Recap: BOMA March Luncheon

March 15, 2016

On Thursday, March 10th, Todd Hirsch, literally blew into the Fairmont Palliser Hotel through high winds, to present at the monthly BOMA luncheon. His eighth time presenting to BOMA members and guests, Todd once again made provincial, national and global economics not only palatable, but entertaining as well. This year’s presentation “What Are The Odds?

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Event Recap: City of Calgary Waste & Recycling Bylaw Workshop

January 29, 2016

On January 27, BOMA Calgary hosted a session at the Centennial Place, about changes coming to the Waste and Recycling Bylaw, which will affect owners and managers of commercial buildings.

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BOMA Next Gen Committee & RESA Event

January 26, 2016

A group of eager and engaging University of Calgary students took time out of their academic schedules to connect with some of Calgary’s true characters of the industry.

Professional Development
Inside the Industry – An Interview with Melissa Heer & Dolly Munga

September 30, 2015

BOMA Calgary offers a mentorship program for its property management members. This month, we interview the 2014-15 mentorship pairs to discuss their experiences and thoughts on mentorship. Today, we catch up with Melissa Heer, Sr. Property Manager at Enright Management & Dolly Munga, Staff Assistant at Hines Canada.

Professional Development
Meet the Board: An Interview with Jay de Nance

August 07, 2015

As part of our ongoing focus on professions in the industry, this month we catch up with Jay de Nance, Director of Tenant Services at Fairfield Commercial Real Estate Inc. How long have you been an active member of BOMA’s Board of Directors?

Professional Development
Meet the Board: An Interview with Chris Nasim

July 21, 2015

As part of our ongoing focus on professions in the industry, this month we catch up with Chris Nasim, Senior Director, Asset Management at GWL Realty Advisors. How long have you been an active member of BOMA’s Board of Directors? I’m going into my 4th year as a director.

Professional Development
Inside the Industry – An Interview with Mike Teslak & Richard Flaminian

July 14, 2015

The BOMA Mentorship program for property management professionals is now in its forth year. This month, we interview the mentorship pairs to discuss their experiences and thoughts on mentorship. Today, we catch up with Mike Teslak, Owner, Teslak Consulting  & Richard Flaminian, Senior Building Operator, GWL Realty Advisors.

Environment
Event Recap: BOMA Organics Panel

July 13, 2015

Our landfills are shrinking, which means tighter restrictions are coming in the near future that will mandate what we can dispose of and how, in particular organic waste that can be disposed of in better ways.

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BOMA Calgary & The Calgary Police Service Provide Bicycle Theft Prevention Resources

June 17, 2015

With summer just around the corner and bicycle parking filling up in buildings across Calgary, it is a great time to make tenants aware of bicycle theft and provide them with the information and resources to prevent it. Bicycle theft remains a problem across Calgary, but particularly in the downtown core.