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    Back to School, with Gerry Dee

    By Greg Dalgetty

    Gerry Dee knows a thing or two about teaching—and even more about how not to teach. The Toronto native and star of CBC Television’s Mr. D spent 10 years at the front of a classroom before he left to pursue a career in comedy.… Continue Reading

    Breaking Down Barriers

    By Fred Bretzke

    I still remember the ’70s, when we didn’t really worry about barrier-free washrooms. They certainly were not compulsory back then. The American Standards barrier-free standard was published in 1961, but I don’t recall… Continue Reading

    Looking up to Heating Systems

    By Jerry Leyte

    When most of us think about hydronic radiant heat, infloor systems and radiators tend to spring to mind, but there’s another surface that can be used to keep a room comfortable: radiant ceilings.

    Like radiant floor heating,… Continue Reading

    The Business of Hoops, with Coach Jay Triano

    By Greg Dalgetty

    Few athletes can say they were drafted by both the NBA and CFL in the same year. In fact, there may be only one athlete on that list—Jay Triano.

    The Tillsonburg, Ont., native was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the eighth… Continue Reading

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    Ontario to Invest in Home Energy Savings

    The Government of Ontario has announced a plan to invest $100 million to help homeowners reduce their energy bills.

    The province will partner with Enbridge Gas Distribution and Union Gas to conduct energy audits and complete retrofits of… Continue Reading

    Wolseley Industrial Acquires Medallion Pipe Supply

    Wolseley Industrial Canada has acquired all the assets of Saskatoon-based Medallion Pipe Supply.

    Medallion supplies pipe, as well as grooving and threading systems, to the mining and industrial sectors. Its Saskatoon location is now a… Continue Reading

    CMPX 2016 Show Floor Sold Out

    The organizing committee has announced that the CMPX 2016 show floor is totally sold out to the maximum occupancy allowed by the Fire Marshall’s office. The show opens Wednesday March 16 and runs through March 17 and 18, totally filling the… Continue Reading

    Wolseley Expands in Alberta

    Wolseley has opened a plumbing and HVAC/R branch in Airdrie, Alta. The new facility is located about 25 km north of Calgary, at 127 Kingsview Rd. SE.

    "Our new branch in Airdrie is strategically located near the junction of Highway 567 and… Continue Reading

    B.C. Supplier Launches 2016 Fundraising Campaign

    Raven Supply, based in Surrey, B.C., has launched its 2016 fundraising campaign.

    The company hopes to raise $20,000 by the end of the year for Room to Read, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting literacy and gender equality in the… Continue Reading

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