HPAC Magazine

Human Resources

February 13, 2020  

Morden hires Laplante ET Associes

David Morden; President and CEO of Morden National Sales

February 11, 2020  

People on the move: MCAC

Pierre Boucher, current CEO of the Mechanical Contractors Association

February 11, 2020  

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.

February 4, 2020  

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.

January 17, 2020  

Prompt Payment and a proper invoice

What all parties to a construction project need to know going forward in Ontario.

January 14, 2020  

New CEO announced at Armstrong

Todd Rief has joined S. A. Armstrong Ltd. as CEO, after spending 12 years with Honeywell.

January 10, 2020  

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.

January 10, 2020  

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).

December 11, 2019  

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.

November 19, 2019  

Bartle & Gibson Leadership Transition

President/CEO Robert Whitty is stepping down in early 2020, and will be succeeded by Martin Lower.

November 19, 2019  

People on the move … Bradford White, Saniflo, InSinkErator, Aquatherm, Superior Boiler

  Bradford White Canada (BWC) has announced that Graeme

November 8, 2019  

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.

October 29, 2019  

‘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.”

October 9, 2019  

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.

September 9, 2019  

WorldSkills Medallion of Excellence goes to Nova Scotia apprentice

Zach Walsh from Cambridge, Nova Scotia has been awarded

August 7, 2019  

Industry Training Authority announces expanded services for trades education system

Trades apprentices and the trades education system in British

August 2, 2019  

Demand for construction workers, key trades apprentices continues to climb

By Jillian Morgan The number of unfilled jobs in

June 13, 2019  

Ontario plumbers, pipefitters return to work after week-long strike

Just a week after Ontario plumbers and steamfitters walked

June 11, 2019  

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

March 13, 2019  

HRAI puts out call for HVAC/R “Career Ambassadors”

The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute (HRAI) is

March 4, 2019  

Employer and educator team up to create real-world learning environment

Durham College (DC) and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) recently

February 22, 2019  

People on the move: Fortune Brands, Duravit, Uponor, Friedrich and Prier

Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group (GPG) has announced the

February 11, 2019  

People on the move: Ecco Supply, Caleffi, Aquatherm, Ontor Limited

Bill Davis has taken over as director of sales

December 17, 2018  

People on the move: Wolseley, Taco and RectorSeal

Wolseley Canada Inc. has appointed Kim Forgues to the

December 13, 2018  

Study shows virtual reality motion sickness can be predicted, counteracted

Motion sickness is poised to throw a wrench into

November 20, 2018  

People on the move: Spectrum Brands Inc., Ouellet Canada, Lixil and more

Ouellet Canada has tapped Paulo Dos Santos for the

November 8, 2018  

Cannabis legalization presents challenges new and old for employers

Effective October 17, 2018, recreational cannabis became legal in

October 30, 2018  

Cloud of uncertainty lifted says BMO economist

Douglas Porter, CFA, chief economist with BMO Financial Group,

October 25, 2018  

CFIB offers webinar, other tools on cannabis legalization for businesses

The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB) has developed

September 21, 2018  

Industry Training Authority appoints interim COO, CEO

Industry Training Authority (ITA), a provincial government skilled trades