New CEO for Viega
Markus Brettschneider replaces Dave Garlow, who resigned effective Sept. 1.
Apprentices in Canada ePanel seeking survey participants
A current survey is seeking to understand the challenges apprentices are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
People on the Move: Mits Air, Saniflo, Mestek, NAVAC
Mits Airconditioning has appointed Peter Kinsey as hydronic product…
The Movement to Online Learning in Time of COVID-19
Manufacturers in the plumbing and HVAC/R industry move to webinars and online videos to provide ongoing educational opportunities for the trades.
CIPH, HRAI and MCAC set up COVID-19 resource sites
Industry associations working to keep the all aspects of the HVAC/R and plumbing industry top of mind with all levels of government while supporting members throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
What construction stakeholders need to know to navigate Ontario’s new adjudication system.
Morden hires Laplante ET Associes
David Morden; President and CEO of Morden National Sales…
People on the move: MCAC
Pierre Boucher, current CEO of the Mechanical Contractors Association…
Cleaner restrooms increase customer spending, Bradley survey says
Survey states that the state of a public washroom can make or break a customer’s experience.
Bibby-Ste-Croix appoints new sales and marketing manager
Luc Meunier has been promoted to national sales and marketing manager for the St. Croix, Quebec-based DWV pipe manufacturer.
Prompt Payment and a proper invoice
What all parties to a construction project need to know going forward in Ontario.
New CEO announced at Armstrong
Todd Rief has joined S. A. Armstrong Ltd. as CEO, after spending 12 years with Honeywell.
Province of Ontario launches Skilled Trades ad campaign
Under the slogan ‘Find a Career You Wouldn’t Trade,’ the ad videos will run in movie theatres and on Tim Hortons TV across the province.
CIPH welcomes new program manager
Therese Kasongo is responsible for overseeing and supporting the activities of CIPH’s Plumbing & Mechanical Advisory Council (PMAC) and the Canadian Hydronics Council (CHC).
Statistics Canada data reveals increase in apprenticeship registration and trades certifications
Data collected from registered apprenticeship training programs reveals an increase in apprenticeship program registration, especially among women.
Bartle & Gibson Leadership Transition
President/CEO Robert Whitty is stepping down in early 2020, and will be succeeded by Martin Lower.
People on the move … Bradford White, Saniflo, InSinkErator, Aquatherm, Superior Boiler
Bradford White Canada (BWC) has announced that Graeme…
O’Reilly named general manager for Rheem Canada
Barbara O’Reilly takes over the GM role from Dave McPherson, who will be retiring at the end of the year.
‘They really hate us:’ New prompt payment rules may help mend relationship between GC’s, subtrades
“It’s not dislike, it’s not that they’re upset– they really hate us.”
Mario Bernardi Joins Dealnet Capital
Bernardi has spent the last 17 years in the HVAC industry and has served on numerous local, regional and provincial committees and task forces in both the HVAC and marketing/public relations arenas.
WorldSkills Medallion of Excellence goes to Nova Scotia apprentice
Zach Walsh from Cambridge, Nova Scotia has been awarded…
Industry Training Authority announces expanded services for trades education system
Trades apprentices and the trades education system in British…
Demand for construction workers, key trades apprentices continues to climb
By Jillian Morgan The number of unfilled jobs in…
Ontario plumbers, pipefitters return to work after week-long strike
Just a week after Ontario plumbers and steamfitters walked…
Ontario construction industry prepares for new prompt payment, adjudication rules expected to bring ‘profound’ change
As industry stakeholders prepare for the new rules to come into force, legislators in other provinces and within the federal government are watching closely
HRAI puts out call for HVAC/R “Career Ambassadors”
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute (HRAI) is…
Employer and educator team up to create real-world learning environment
Durham College (DC) and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) recently…
People on the move: Fortune Brands, Duravit, Uponor, Friedrich and Prier
Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group (GPG) has announced the…
People on the move: Ecco Supply, Caleffi, Aquatherm, Ontor Limited
Bill Davis has taken over as director of sales…
People on the move: Wolseley, Taco and RectorSeal
Wolseley Canada Inc. has appointed Kim Forgues to the…