WCB Alberta said that more than 10,000 Certificate of Recognition (COR) holders in Alberta shared over $78 million in Partnerships in Injury Reduction (PIR) rebates for their 2022 performance. All employers can participate in the program and be eligible for refunds up to 20% by maintaining a COR, which is a part of WCB’s PIR program.
Lululemon said it will expand its store at West Edmonton Mall this year to more than 10,500 square feet. The location is said to be the top-selling outlet for the chain, which also announced it will close its store on Whyte Avenue.
TC Energy said its employees contributed nearly 3,000 hours of volunteer time in May for Mental Health Awareness Month, and the company matched employee donations to contribute more than $468,500 to 310 non-profit organizations across North America.
The Saville Community Sports Centre at the University of Alberta is getting six new year-round tennis courts. The university is one of four locations in Canada to receive funding for a year-round tennis facility through a partnership with Rogers Communications. A soil-turning ceremony was held March 7.
Enterprise Square has been freshly renovated thanks to city investments aimed at revitalizing the downtown core. The University of Alberta is relocating more staff to the space, nearly doubling its occupancy, in a move intended to strengthen the university’s relationships with business, arts, and cultural communities and contribute to economic recovery. The space includes the UA Innovation Centre, which offers around 44,000 square feet of leasable office, classroom, and lab space and is home to 17 companies.
Wendy Waters, vice president of research services with GWL Realty Advisors, appeared on a recent episode of Altus Group‘s podcast alongside Phil Stone, principal and head of Canadian research at BentallGreenOak (Canada) LP, to review the Canadian real estate market in 2022 and provide insight for 2023.