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    Let’s Talk, with Howie Mandel

    By Adam Freill

    When American Standard launched its ActiClean self-cleaning toilet earlier this year, the company linked up with much-loved germophobe and practical joker Howie Mandel.

    Mandel, who grew up in the Toronto suburb of Willowdale,… Continue Reading

    Plumbing for Suds Pressure Zones

    By Fred Bretzke

    I remember when I was a young newlywed. We were renting a 60-year-old bungalow in southwest Calgary shortly after I had received my journeyman ticket and Red Seal. It was in February, just around Valentine’s Day, and I knew… Continue Reading

    Oilers Rink Turning Heads in Edmonton

    By Adam Freill

    Young NHL phenom Connor McDavid is lighting things up in his first year as the captain of the Edmonton Oilers, but even he might understand if a visitor to Rogers Place pays more attention to the building than the team.

    The new home… Continue Reading

    Stylishly Serving the Building Trade

    By Adam Freill

    The average home under construction right now in Canada will receive two to three bathrooms, plus a kitchen that will serve as the hub for its residents. This presents plenty of opportunities for plumbers working with custom… Continue Reading

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    True North Opens for Business

    January 13, 2017

    True North HVAC and Hydronics, a manufacturer’s representative serving the Canadian market, opened for business earlier this month.

    Headed by company president and industry veteran Ryan vanDyk, True North currently… Continue Reading

    Service Experts Introduces Rental Program

    January 12, 2017

    Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has launched a program that allows homeowners to rent heating and cooling equipment and water heaters at each of its 15 Canadian locations.

    "Water heater rentals are widespread… Continue Reading

    Riobel Appoints New Canadian Sales Manager

    January 10, 2017

    Riobel has appointed Renée Demarco as the company’s new Canadian sales manager.

    Demarco has been working at Riobel for close to seven years in various sales capacities. She has more than 15 years of experience in the plumbing… Continue Reading

    Ontor Takes on New Product Lines

    January 9, 2017

    Ontor Ltd. was recently named the distributor for product lines from Williams Comfort Products and Ripplepak.

    Williams has been manufacturing residential and commercial HVAC products for more than 100 years, and offers… Continue Reading

    Sinclair Supply Celebrates Career of Dan Sorochan

    January 6, 2017

    Sinclair Supply is celebrating the legendary career of company owner and president Dan Sorochan, who recently announced his retirement.

    "Over the course of 70 years, Dan has grown the company to 17 branches across Western… Continue Reading

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