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Government makes move to prioritize Prompt Payment

October 18, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given the Hon. Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement instruction to prioritize prompt payment for contractors and sub-contractors who do business with her department. The additional supports calls from the vast majority of

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CaGBC report recommends nationwide retrofit strategy

October 17, 2017

A new report released by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) delivers a detailed roadmap for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from large buildings like office towers, recreation centres, hospitals, arenas and schools across the country. CaGBC’s A Roadmap for Retrofits

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Learning Forum daily themes announced for CMPX 2018

October 14, 2017

The CMPX 2018 Show Committee has announced new daily themes for the show’s Learning Forum sessions to directly address the interests of specific attendee groups. Day 1, Wednesday, March 21 will be “For Owners/Managers of Contracting Firms” with a selection

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NRCan survey offers glimpse of energy efficiency awareness and gaps in industry

October 13, 2017

Survey findings about the awareness of energy efficiency in industry are now available in the newly published report, Industry and Buildings Energy Efficiency Awareness, Gaps and Brand Recognition. The survey, conducted by Leger in early 2017, presents the results of

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Emerson provides apprentices with hands-on training opportunity

October 12, 2017

Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions Canada hosted a complimentary training event exclusively offered to apprentices. Over 65 HVAC/R apprentices arrived at the Emerson Canada Integrated Learning Centre in Brantford ON to take part in the first ever Emerson Apprentice Day.

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Oatey expands product offering, purchases linear drain manufacturer

October 11, 2017

Oatey SCS has announced the completed acquisition of certain assets of QuickDrain USA. Based in Denver, CO, QuickDrain USA is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of low-profile linear drain and shower pan systems for showers and wet areas. QuickDrain provides

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A. O. Smith names new vice president-engineering

October 10, 2017

The North American Water Heating business unit of A. O. Smith Corporation has named Gregory A. Reynolds as vice president-engineering. In his new role, Reynolds will be responsible for leading the residential and commercial water heater product engineering function for

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2017 Best Restroom goes to Bayview Village Shopping Centre

October 10, 2017

Cintas Canada, Ltd. has announced that the Bayview Village Shopping Centre in Toronto received the most votes to claim the top prize in the 2017 Canada’s Best Restroom contest. Bayview Village will receive $2,500 in Cintas products and services. Bayview

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Apprentice tuition fees waived in Nova Scotia

October 9, 2017

Nova Scotia’s Labour and Advanced Education Minister Labi Kousoulis recently announced the removal of tuition fees for apprentices attending technical training in the province. This includes online training. Nova Scotia’s apprenticeship system is administered by the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency.

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Danfoss joins UN initiative to help solve the world’s cooling challenges

October 6, 2017

Danfoss has been appointed a member of a new global Cooling for All panel which will work to increase access to affordable and sustainable cooling solutions throughout the world. The announcement was made during the UN General Assembly and Climate