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    Darryl Sittler: A class act, on and off the ice

    Although Darryl Sittler wore No. 27 throughout his tenure with the Toronto Maple Leafs, the former captain is more synonymous with the number 10 in some hockey circles. The former Maple Leafs captain has the distinction of holding one of the… Continue Reading

    HVAC – Gas fireplaces offering style and function

    HVAC – Once used simply to provide warmth in a home, the fireplace has evolved from utility to become a fashion statement, and many of the latest gas fireplaces to hit the market offer the ability to merge both form and function, dressing… Continue Reading

    Plumbing – Combatting basement flooding

    Even prior to the flooding experienced in several parts of the country last summer, a number of Canadian municipalities had put in place, or were discussing, bylaws mandating the use of backflow and backwater valves to protect against sewage… Continue Reading

    Arlene Dickinson: Promoting the entrepreneurial economy

     (Image: Christopher Wahl) Few people have reaped the successes of running their own business quite like Arlene Dickinson. The marketing mogul joined Venture Communications in 1988, becoming its sole owner in 1998. Under her… Continue Reading

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    Net zero and more on the agenda at HRAI meeting

    HRAI held the first of its 2014 biannual product section meetings in Mississauga, Ont., in April. The event brought manufacturers and wholesalers of mechanical equipment together to discuss industry issues and activities that the trade… Continue Reading

    CIPH and MCAC spend a day on the Hill

    CIPH and MCAC held a joint Parliamentary Day of Awareness on April 8 in Ottawa. Both associations’ executive committees met with officials and parliamentarians to enhance the profile of the mechanical industry in government circles,… Continue Reading

    Caleffi acknowledges Canadian reps

    Caleffi held its latest manufacturer’s representatives’ meeting in New York City and two Canadian companies’ reps were recognized for their accomplishments. Equipco’s Jason MacKenzie of Coquitlam, B.C., was awarded the Pinnacle… Continue Reading

    Woodstock school celebrates six years of licenced gasfitters

    Over the past six years, students at College Avenue Secondary School in Woodstock Ont., have been given the opportunity to write their gas certification level three licence in their own classroom under the guidance of their teacher Phil Gagnon.… Continue Reading

    Novo helps make children’s wishes come true

    Novo Water Conditioning has raised $12,000 for the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada. A cheque was recently presented by Novo to the foundation on behalf of the company and its wholesale partners from across Canada. The funds were raised… Continue Reading

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