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Wolseley Canada names new president

April 7, 2017

Wholesale distributor Wolseley Canada Inc. has announced the appointment of Kevin Fancey to the position of president, effective June 5, 2017. He is assuming the role Simon Oakland has held on an interim basis since Darcy Curran left the company

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Your opportunity to support skills development

March 30, 2017

The Skills Ontario (Heating System Technician) committee is on the hunt for industry volunteers and donors to take part in Canada’s largest skilled trade and technology competition. The Skills Ontario Competition is scheduled for May 1 to 3, 2017 at

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New roles for key Bradford White personnel

March 29, 2017

Bradford White Canada general manager Paul McDonald recently announced a number of promotions and a new role within the organization. In the newly created role of director, specification and product development, Tom Gervais will be responsible for all specification development

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Staged regulatory amendments to BC safety regulations

March 27, 2017

BC Safety Authority has issued an information bulletin to explain how Ministerial Order M065, which was deposited in February 2017, amends the Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation (PEBPVRSR); Elevating Devices Safety Regulation (EDSR); Gas Safety Regulation

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BC contractor honoured for support of apprenticeship and trades training

March 25, 2017

The 2016 CCA Trade Contractor Award of Recognition has been awarded to Patrick Waunch of Rambow Mechanical in Kelowna, BC, for his infectious enthusiasm and dedication to the growth and improvement of the industry, the association and the trade contractors

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Magna invests in Skills Ontario initiatives

March 8, 2017

Skills Ontario has announced that it will receive a $100,000 investment from Magna International in support of the 2017 Skills Ontario Competition, Skills Ontario Young Women’s Initiatives, and Skills Ontario Summer Camps. The Skills Ontario Competition, scheduled for May 1-3,

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CIPH expands reach of CareerTap program

March 1, 2017

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) is partnering with the Canadian Association of Business Students (CABS) as a part of a long-term strategic plan aimed at students to raise awareness about the wide-ranging careers in the plumbing and

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BCIT’s High-Performance Building Lab offers hands-on opportunities

February 2, 2017

“Our new High-Performance Building Lab is a hub for formal and informal hands-on learning and training for students, industry and others interested in efficient building envelopes,” said Andrea Linsky, program head in the Centre for Energy Systems Applications at British

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Challenges ahead for globalization

January 27, 2017

  Ottawa’s political landscape, the Young Executive Society (YES) and awards honouring member achievements were among highlights of The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) Ontario Region Business Meeting and luncheon, held January 19 at the Mississauga Convention Centre.

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High-Performance Building Lab offers hands-on opportunities

January 24, 2017

“Our new High-Performance Building lab is a hub for formal and informal hands-on learning and training for students, industry and others interested in efficient building envelopes,” said Andrea Linsky, program head in the Centre for Energy Systems Applications at British