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2018 CaGBC Canadian Green Building Product contest now open to submissions

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January 17, 2018

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has officially opened its 2018 CaGBC Green Building Product of the Year Award competition to entries. The deadline to submit is February 13, 2018.

CaGBC initiated the Product of the Year award program in 2015 to encourage Canadian companies to develop sustainable building products and materials… Continue Reading

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Skills Ontario names new CEO

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January 17, 2018

Ray Lavender, president of the Board of Directors for Skills Ontario, has announced that Ian Howcroft has been appointed CEO, effective January 29, 2018.

Howcroft replaces outgoing Skills Ontario CEO, Gail Smyth, who retired this past August.

“I’m very honoured to take on the position of CEO of Skills Ontario and to be able to offer my knowledge… Continue Reading

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Simcoe County workers deliver strike mandate vote

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January 16, 2018

Representatives of Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 328 say its members have voted in support of a strike mandate, a move they believes will help at the bargaining table. OPSEU Local 328 represents 22 superintendents and housing clerks in the Social Housing Department of Ontario’s Simcoe County.

Simcoe County, which… Continue Reading

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mCloud to acquire AI and augmented reality company

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January 16, 2018

Vancouver, BC-based Universal mCloud Corp., a provider of IoT-connected asset care technology solutions has signed a binding Share Purchase Agreement to purchase 100 per cent of another Vancouver, BC-based company, nGrain (Canada) Corporation. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018.

mCloud, which offers solutions… Continue Reading

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CREA: home sales climb in December

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January 15, 2018

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), home sales across Canada rose 4.5 per cent from November to December. Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was up 4.1 per cent year-over-year (YOY). The national average sale price also advanced by 5.7 per cent YOY.

These increases also came with a jump in the number of newly listed… Continue Reading

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Viessmann appoints new Director, Sales and Marketing Canada

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January 12, 2018

Viessmann Manufacturing Company has appointed Jerry Leyte its director of sales and marketing, effective as of February 5.

Leyte brings a track record of sales management and business development success to his new position. He will be based out of Viessmann’s Waterloo, Ontario location, from which he will oversee the company’s Canadian… Continue Reading

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Armstrong expands European presence through acquisition

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January 12, 2018

Armstrong Fluid Technology, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, has completed the acquisition of the Circulator Pump Business Unit of HALM Motors + Systems GmbH in Germany, a provider of high-efficiency circulator pumps for heating, solar, geothermal and domestic hot water applications. The HALM circulator pump offerings, global customer… Continue Reading

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Caleffi names Alberta contractor its mechanical room contest winner

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January 12, 2018

Caleffi has named Patrick Driscoll, CEO of Ironclad Mechanical Plumbing and Heating Inc. in Edmonton, Alberta, as the winner of its 2017 Excellence contest. Driscoll was revealed as the winner (determined by popular vote) during a recent Coffee with Caleffi webinar.

The contest is a platform by which designers, contractors and engineers… Continue Reading

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Register now: HRAI GTA meeting on changes to Employment Standards Act

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January 9, 2018

On Tuesday, January 30, HRAI’s GTA chapter will be holding an evening dinner and presentation at Fontana Primavera in Vaughan, Ontario from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (EST).The event will cover sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act.

Guest speaker, Sara Maenhaut of North Star HR, will present: Are You Ready? Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better… Continue Reading

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