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McGregor Design Group Honoured 'Best Office Interior in Canada' by International Property Awards

 

 

Link: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/mcgregor-design-group-honoured-best-204200660.html

Privacy: Is Your Data Really Secure?

McGregor Design Group was asked to write a piece for the September 2015 Admin Assistant's Newsletter, on the importance of privacy in the workplace and the role administrative assistants play in ensuring a company's obligations under federal and provincial law to safeguard the privacy of clients and employees are meet.

AAU Sep 2015.pdf

What Does Your Office Look Like From a Wheelchair?

This Globe and Mail article by Jennifer Lewington, published April 6th, 2015, interviewed accessibility stakeholders, including Lynn McGregor of McGregor Design Group, to review how businesses are handling Ontario's new Accessibility Standards, and included some examples of office spaces that have been designed to comply. Compliance does not always result in the need for more space - if creative appraoches are taken to satisfying needs. 

 

Main Article:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/property-report/builders-landlords-adjust-to-barrier-free-rules/article23808763/

Examples of Compliant Space:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/property-report/ontario-makes-barrier-free-buildings-the-norm-not-the-exception/article23808856/?from=23808763

 

Globe and Mail article - April 6th 2015.pdf

Volunteers honoured at ICD/IIDA Toronto Leaders Breakfast

Toronto, ON – December 3, 2014 – Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) presented Lynn McGregor, Principal, McGregor Design Group, and Peter Grimley, Owner, Grimley & Associates, with the prestigious Leadership Award of Excellence for 2014. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the interior design industry.

 

IDC-IIDA Leadership Award of Excellence.pdf

Ontario's New Accessibility Laws - Current AODA Knowledge is No longer Enough

McGregor Design Group was asked by TLOMA to write a piece for their September 2014 Newsletter, on the impact the new Ontario Accessibility Act will have on how office space for Law Firms can be used. The enclosed summarizes some of the Tenants new obligations to their staff and visitors - but it also reminds Tenants that Landlords also have new obligations to them.

tloma-today-september-2014.pdf

Anticipating Accessibility Changes

The attached article from Canadian Facility Management & Design Magazine, provides just a few of the changes that have been made in Ontario in 2014, to enhance accessibility in the province, for all citizens, relative to the "built environment."

Anticipating Accessibility Changes-FEB2014.pdf

Accessiblity in Ontario Offices may soon be changing, ...for the good of all of us.

Proposed Changes to Ontario's Building Code, will, if approved, increase the Accessibility of all spaces for all of us. The attached article lists just a few of the proposed new rules, that we believe stand a strong chance of being approved for implementation in 2014. This article will help you prepare in advance for the new laws.

 

Accessibility Plans - List of Proposed Changes - Mar-2013.wpd_.pdf

Preparing Your Office for the New Accessibility Act:

As everyone in Ontario knows by now, our province is on a noble and appropriate quest to make Ontario a much more accessible province for all of us - including anyone who is either temporarily or permanently disabled. And they have a deadline of 2025.

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