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EllisDon embraces COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Pilot program

In a continued effort to ensure the highest level of workplace safety, EllisDon has embraced and implemented the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Pilot project in Ontario. Working with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, EllisDon executed this program, voluntarily testing workers on-site starting December 2020.

Skills Ontario applauds and supports Government of Ontario’s Skills Development Fund to boost economic recovery

The Honourable Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, has announced the Skills Development Fund, a new opportunity for businesses, union leaders, and training providers to submit their ideas on how to relieve pandemic-induced barriers to hiring, training and retaining workers. The Government of Ontario is dedicating $115 million to this fund and applications are now open. As an organization dedicated to building the province’s future skilled workforce, Skills Ontario applauds this initiative.

Fortress Building Products partners with Powerhouse Building Solutions

Fortress Building Products is teaming up with Canadian building products distributor Powerhouse Building Solutions to offer the Fortress Total Solution of outdoor living building products across Western Canada.
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Podcast: Building for the future

Building scientist Melissa Furukawa of Peel Passive House Consulting sat down with Peter Saunders, editor of Canadian Consulting Engineer, to discuss the Passive House Standard. » Listen now

Reviews no guarantee of long-term quality

Mike notes that durability is a hard quality to assess right after a job is done. » Read more

Just one more expense

Bradley sees the Ontario AODA rules putting a drag on the supply of affordable housing. Nathan sees the need, but disagrees with the timing. » Read more

It’s not the boogeyman

Karen is relieved to find out from John Bleasby that the noises her flat roof is making in the night are not some malevolent creature trying to get in. » Read more

Canadian Rental Mart

Date: March 24, 2021 » More info