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    Breaking moulds with Paul Lafrance

    With more than 15 years of custom deck design under his tool belt, celebrity tradesman Paul Lafrance is ready to take his passion for creative carpentry and design indoors.In addition to being the star on such popular HGTV shows as Decked Out,… Continue Reading

    Powering the need to read with geoexchange

    Do you enjoy a good book? The people residing in the Montreal borough of Saint-Laurent certainly do, and thanks to the use of geoexchange technology, they can enjoy those books in comfort year-round.Research by the City of Montreal identified… Continue Reading

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    Technology has a wonderful way of dating itself. Have you ever watched a movie and noticed what kind of computers or cell phones the actors are using?
    If the actors were using a push-button, flip-top cell phone, the movie was probably filmed… Continue Reading

    Bruce Croxon: Social media insights for contractors

    From delivering newspapers to creating dating services, spending time in television’s Dragons’ Den, and beyond, Lavalife co-founder Bruce Croxon describes himself as a life-long entrepreneur, and through his new firm Round 13 Capital… Continue Reading

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    6th Annual Best Restroom Contest

    Have you ever admired the plumbing in the washroom of your favourite establishment? Or maybe you’re an HVAC specialist impressed by the ventilation.

    If this sounds like you, you can nominate your favourite washroom for Cintas Canada’s… Continue Reading

    Canadian Construction Association Calls for Changes to the Bidding Process for Construction Projects

    The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is recommending that bid-calling authorities require construction bids to list all the trades and subcontractors significant to a contract price.

    "Groups supporting this change are clearly… Continue Reading

    Winnipeg College Begins Construction on New Skilled Trades Facility

    Construction is underway for the Skilled Trades and Technology Centre (STTC) at Red River College in Winnipeg, Man.

    This $60 million, 100,000 square-foot facility is expected to train up to 1,000 students a year for careers in the HVAC, electrical… Continue Reading

    The Master Group acquires Québec distributor Frivent Inc.

    The Master Group Inc. has purchased Frivent Inc., a Québec-based supplier of ventilation and energy saving equipment. The strategic acquisition took effect on May 19.

    “In recent years, Master has invested in the development of this sector… Continue Reading

    Taco reorganizes to diversify

    Taco is setting its sights on additional industries and markets. The 95-year-old company recently announced that it intends to leverage its experience in hydronic heating and cooling to branch out into vertical markets for heating and cooling… Continue Reading

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