Wesley Clover International’s Quarterly Update

A Message from the Chairman Welcome to another issue of Q. As the second Quarter of 2021 closed, I am pleased to share that the levels of business activity are definitely returning to a more rapid pace. It is nice to see optimism in several parts of the world that the worst of the Pandemic may…

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Park News July 2021

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Health and Safety KRP recently put out a short survey to tenants to get a better idea of what your plans and concerns are with regards to returning to the office space in the not-so-distant future.  If you’re a tenant and have not had the chance to complete the survey, be sure to check in…

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Park News June 2021

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Back-to-Work While occupancy levels day-to-day remain stable, leasing activity within the Parks is abuzz.  Our team is experiencing a surge in requests for space in all shapes and forms – while many businesses are strategizing on what their future office space needs will be, others are looking for new or additional space which we hope is…

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Park News April 2021

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Health and Safety Ontario lockdown measures are currently set to continue through until May 19, 2021.  KRP continues to regularly disinfect common areas throughout our portfolio.  Should you wish to arrange for additional cleaning in your space or if you have any questions in regards to what you can and cannot do on your premises during lockdown,…

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Things to Consider When Leasing Office Space

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Things to Consider When Leasing Office Space When taking your business operations from home to the office, leasing the right space is a big step to take. Where do you start when thinking of office space today?  A good office will provide a safe and secure environment for you to carry out your work while…

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Health + Safety in the Parks, December 2020 Update

On December 21, 2020, the Province of Ontario announced further emergency measures in the form of a 28-day shutdown commencing December 26, 2020.  In their extensive outline of related rules and regulations, they recommend “remote work should happen in all industries to the greatest extent possible.”  Although our buildings will remain open to our tenants,…

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Park News – August 2020

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With Stage 3 re-opening well underway, many of us are beginning to return to the workplace, whether in a staggered or full-time capacity.  Please continue to respect posted signage as it relates to COVID-related health precautions to keep us all healthy and safe.  Also take note that for those of you who will be commuting to…

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Park News – July 2020

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The Province of Ontario, backed by Ottawa Public Health, has mandated that protective masks be worn in all enclosed public spaces effective July 7, 2020.  It has been determined that, as our buildings accept visitors (non-tenants), masks must be worn in all indoor areas common to each building.  Thank you for your cooperation during this time. Read…

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Park News – June 2020

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We continue to work diligently to welcome you back to the Parks safely as the Province of Ontario gives Ottawa the OK to push forward with Stage 2 re-opening. Events in Ottawa have shifted but are moving ahead as is the case for our second annual Ribfest Kanata which will be taking place early July.…

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Park News – May 2020

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As you are likely aware, businesses are gradually re-opening across the province while others are preparing for the return to ‘normal’ working conditions yet to come in the weeks ahead.  We too are preparing for your return and have developed a WHAT’S NEXT: Back to Work Handbook to help guide you through the transitional period.  For more on this,…

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Health + Safety in the Parks, April 20 Update

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On April 14, Ontario announced that the state of emergency will be extended until May 12, 2020.  “The extension of the provincial declaration of emergency allow Ontario to continue to enforce current emergency orders, such as the closure of all non-essential workplaces, outdoor amenities such as parks and recreational areas, public places and bars and restaurants,…

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Health + Safety in the Parks, April 6 Update

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As you are aware, Ontario has mandated that all non-essential businesses must be closed as of Wednesday, March 25, 2020.  On April 3rd, Ontario extended this closure to include further reductions to construction sites, among other businesses.  As a result, KRP Properties’ Construction department has ceased all on-site activities effective immediately until further notice.  Our team is reaching out…

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Health + Safety in the Parks, March 23 Update

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KRP is continuing to monitor Ottawa Public Health as the COVID-19 pandemic has taken shape. Our intention is to provide weekly (and as-needed) updates via our e-newsletter. We have also included information on our commitment to our tenants and how we will continue to serve you during this crisis on a dedicated webpage. We will…

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Health + Safety in the Parks, March 16 Update

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At KRP Properties, the safety and well being of our tenants and their employees is always our priority.  As an Owner and Landlord, we recognize the role we play in providing our tenants and their employees with information and the latest facts during this critical time.  We have been and will continue to actively monitor…

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Recommendations for Protecting Your Team Against COVID-19

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As we continue to closely monitor the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak across Canada and around the world, the KNBA Board of Directors and our staff are working closely and consistently with Ottawa Public Health (OPH) on the development of protocols and steps that help to keep you, your families, our member companies and…

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Bullfrog Power Press Release

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KRP Properties becomes largest property management organization choosing green energy with Bullfrog Power in Canada OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 21, 2018 – Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, is pleased to announce KRP Properties (KRP), a Canadian real estate corporation, is now the largest property management organization choosing green energy in Canada with Bullfrog Power.…

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KRP Wins BOMA Canada Pinnacle Award in Innovation

KRP Properties won a national award in innovation for its commitment to sustainability On October 3rd, KRP was awarded the BOMA Canada Pinnacle Award in Innovation. This award recognizes our unique approach to sustainability, incorporating new leading edge technologies to reduce energy consumption and improve occupant comfort in our buildings. What Was Our Approach? Like…

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KRP Introduces EV Charging Stations

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KRP Properties introduces new EV charging stations across the parks We’re happy to announce that KRP Properties now offers easier access to charging for electric vehicle (EV) drivers so that you can plug in and power up. As part of our commitment to sustainability and your health, we’re excited to partner with ChargePoint on this…

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Driverless car test in Ottawa a Canadian first

The test drive of an autonomous car in Ottawa’s west end Thursday marked the first trial run of a driverless vehicle on a public street in Canada. The autonomous vehicle, which is powered by Blackberry technology, took Mayor Jim Watson, Coun. Marianne Wilkinson, Blackberry QNX head John Wall and BlackBerry QNX software developer David van…

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$36,857.41 raised at Red Dragon Golf Classic

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This year’s Red Dragon Golf Classic, held at the end of August at the Marshes Golf Club, was a huge success, thanks to the generous support and participation of our partners! Everyone’s sponsorship went such a long way in providing not only an excellent day of golf but also in contributing to an incredible charity…

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Ontario government allocates $63M for CENGN’s network development

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Ottawa’s Centre for Next Generation Networks (CENGN) will receive $63 million over the next five years as part of the Ontario government’s $650-million investments in technology announced in last week’s budget. Click here to read the full Ottawa Business Journal article. Photo courtesy of CENGN: The National Capital Region’s advocacy group meets with representatives of…

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Ottawa-based ProntoForms boosts 2016 revenue 28% to $11.8M

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ProntoForms, a local firm that provides mobile business tools to collect and analyze data, dramatically boosted revenues last year but recorded a deeper net loss as it made a “conscious effort” to increase sales productivity and product development, the Ottawa-based firm said this week. Click here to read the full Ottawa Business Journal article.

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DragonWave shares keep flying

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Shares of Ottawa-based tech firm DragonWave (TSX:DWI) (NASDAQ:DRWI) jumped more than 16 per cent Monday morning on the NASDAQ, days after the company’s stock price nearly doubled in value. Read the full Ottawa Business Journal article here.

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Calian lands DND deals worth up to $29M

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Ottawa-based Calian Group says it will be extending its work on a pair of military training projects after re-winning two long-term contracts with the Department of National Defence. Click here to read the entire Ottawa Business Journal article.

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Mitel exceeds earnings guidance in solid Q2

Despite its failure to acquire California-based Polycom, Mitel Networks reported another strong quarter on Thursday thanks to the continuing growth of its cloud-based business and solid results from its traditional enterprise division. Click here to read the entire article by Ottawa Business Journal.

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ProntoForms puts trust into its team

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It might sound like a bit of a contradiction: a workplace where employees can rise quickly up the ranks of a company that takes pride in a relative lack of hierarchy. But it’s a winning formula that works for ProntoForms. Click here to read the full article.

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KRP Properties Wins BOB Award for Sustainability

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZD8dndxLpx4 To the Best Ottawa Business Awards Judging Team: As we come closer to the end of 2015, we are so honoured to have the opportunity to share our excitement with you about the development of KRP’s Sustainability Plan-we’ve learned so much this year! First of all, let me introduce KRP Properties to you.  Kanata…

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Record-setting fiscal 2015 for Calian Technologies

Calian Technologies generated more revenue than ever before in fiscal 2015, president and CEO Kevin Ford said after the Ottawa-based firm released fourth-quarter and year-end results Tuesday. Read the full article here: http://www.obj.ca/Technology/2015-11-10/article-4339083/Record-setting-fiscal-2015-for-Calian-Technologies/1    

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You.i TV cashes in with $15-million funding round

You.i TV’s banner 2015 got even better on Monday, when the Ottawa software company announced it has landed $15 million in venture capital funding. Read the full article here: http://www.obj.ca/Technology/2015-09-14/article-4276000/You.i-TV-cashes-in-with-%2415-million-funding-round/1  

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Magor sees software revenue spike in fiscal 2015

Ottawa-based Magor’s decision to shift its focus to software is paying big dividends, the visual collaboration solution provider’s chief executive said when the company released its fiscal 2015 year-end results late last week. Read the whole article in Ottawa Business Journal here: http://www.obj.ca/Technology/2015-08-31/article-4262855/Magor-sees-software-revenue-spike-in-fiscal-2015/1  

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Qlik opens first Canadian R&D office in Kanata

  A member of Forbes’ Most Innovative Growth Companies List is the newest resident of Kanata, as Swedish-based Qlik officially opened an office on March Road Tuesday. by Stephen Karmazyn “I felt a pull from Ottawa,” said Ottawa-native Mike Potter, the company’s senior vice president of R&D. “I know the market well, I know the…

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Mitel to be added to S&P/TSX Indices

See the full story in the OBJ: http://www.obj.ca/Technology/2015-06-15/article-4182884/Mitel-to-be-added-to-S%26amp%3BP-TSX-Indices/1 Ottawa-based Mitel announced Monday it will be added to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices, effective after market close on Friday. “Being included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index in Canada, where we are headquartered, acknowledges Mitel as one of the country’s premier technology investments,” CEO Rich McBee said in a…

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