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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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    Incentives extended in Saskatchewan

    Saskatchewan-based natural gas utility SaskEnergy has extended its commercial boiler program, which is designed to encourage the use of high-efficiency natural gas hydronic space-heating systems in commercial new construction and… Continue Reading

    Counterfeiting still under the radar for many

    Representing a $500 billion market segment, with a growth rate of 20 to 25 per cent annually, counterfeiting goods is a massive racket that is attracting the attention of criminals, but often eludes authorities.“In Canada, intellectual… Continue Reading

    Canadian wins Lochinvar VIP Installation Showcase

    The March winners for Lochinvar’s VIP Contractor Program have been announced, and it’s music to one Canadian’s ears.Charlie Sarkis, of A. Tech Mechanical in Welland, Ont., was named the winner of Lochinvar’s VIP Installation Showcase… Continue Reading

    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

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