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The Master Group acquires Qu├ębec distributor Frivent Inc.

The Master Group Inc. has acquired Frivent Inc., a Québec supplier of ventilation and energy saving equipment effective May 19, 2015. The acquisition allows The Master Group to strengthen its position in the ventilation sector.
May 22, 2015 3:34PM

WHMIS phasing in changes to adopt international standards

The Canada-wide Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is changing to adopt new, international standards for classifying hazardous chemicals and providing information on labels and safety data sheets. These new international...
May 21, 2015 11:54AM

MCA Canada and CIPH return from the Hill

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCA Canada) jointly held another Parliamentary Day of Awareness on May 11-12, 2015 in Ottawa, ON. Represented by key executives of...
May 19, 2015 12:36PM

Nominations open for Red Seal Award

The Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA) has launched the call for nominations for the third biennial Red Seal Award of Excellence. This award honours the contributions of provincial/territorial/federal apprenticeship and...
May 15, 2015 1:01PM

Partnership puts Riobel in the fast lane

Riobel has announced its partnership with race car driver Alex Tagliani for the 2015 season, which includes the Indianapolis 500 as well as all 11 events on the NASCAR Canadian circuit. Tagliani, also known by his racing name TAG, developed a...
May 15, 2015 10:44AM

Skilled trades training in Manitoba gets a boost

A new Skilled Trades and Technology Centre (STTC) at Red River College (RRC) in Winnipeg, MB, will house additional laboratory and shop space and classrooms for up to 1000 students per year in high demand trades and technologies, including...
May 14, 2015 10:49AM

Oil heat professionals head to Halifax

The 2015 CleanerHeat Symposium is being held at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel on June 17 and 18. Six sessions top this year’s program activities following the Canadian Oil Heat Association's (COHA) fifth annual golf tournament,...
May 13, 2015 12:26PM

A radiant winner for Cooper Plumbing and Heating

Overcoming mechanical room space constraints was the key to success for Jamie Whitehead of Cooper Plumbing and Heating in Calgary, AB. The installation included domestic hot water, radiant floors throughout, and forced air. Whitehead's design...
May 12, 2015 1:00PM

Ontario Ministry of Labour defines "supervisor" responsibilities

The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) defines a supervisor as a person who has charge of a workplace or authority over a worker. This is a broad definition that can apply to many different people in a workplace, including people in...
May 12, 2015 10:00AM

Thermo 2000 appoints Equipco Ontario as manufacturer rep

Thermo 2000 has appointed G.S. Equipco Ontario Ltd. as its provincial manufacturer rep. Equipco has operated in Ontario and the western provinces for more than 30 years. Thermo 2000 manufactures heating systems for domestic hot water and...
May 11, 2015 9:33AM

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