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    The thought of being asked to help construct a brewery would bring tears of joy to some contractors we know. For Vancouver plumber Barry Murray, owner of Neighbourhood Plumbing, the opportunity was a no-brainer.“I was pretty excited,”… Continue Reading

    Back to the pump with Brent Butt

    Brent Butt is ready to fill up movie theaters this Christmas season.With the recent release of Corner Gas: The Movie, fans hit theaters across the country to catch a glimpse of the cast of characters from the Saskatchewan-based hit sitcom that… Continue Reading

    HVAC/R – Preparing for the 2015 phase-down

    HVAC/R – With the recent agreement reached between the U.S. and China on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the focus in the refrigerant sector is now squarely on dealing with products with high global warming potential (GWP).For… Continue Reading

    In on the fix with The Property Brothers

    Identical twin brothers Drew (left) and Jonathan Scott have been competing with each other all their lives, but that’s not a bad thing. As co-hosts of such shows as Property Brothers and Brother vs. Brother, the pair poke fun at each other,… Continue Reading

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    HRAI GTA Chapter gets proactive in Vaughan

    “Proactive service is based on the premise that we add significant value when our customer-facing personnel proactively make recommendations that help them be better off,” said Jim Baston during the latest HRAI Greater Toronto Area… Continue Reading

    Giant Factories turns 70

    Giant Factories is celebrating its 70th year in business in 2015. The Montreal-based water heater manufacturer was founded by brothers Lucien and Jean Lesage as an electronic repair shop in the basement of their home in 1944. The company was… Continue Reading

    Wolseley Canada opens Burlington branch

    Wolseley Canada has opened an Express Plumbing Branch in Burlington, Ont., located at 4325 Harvester Rd., Unit 9. The branch will be managed by Matthew Nykamp. He was hired last September and has several years of experience in warehouse management.… Continue Reading

    Feds announce improved access to financing for small businesses

    On Jan. 22, the federal government announced its intention to make changes to the Canada Small Business Financing Program that would allow more small businesses to apply for the program and would make larger loans available for them to purchase… Continue Reading

    Navien appoints new CEO

    Navien, Inc. has appointed Scott Lee as its new CEO. Scott has worked for KD Navien for four years as an overseas team leader. Prior to 2011, he spent nine years as the chief operations officer for a global electronics company.Harrison Kim, who… Continue Reading

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