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Fortress Building Products

Skills Ontario engaging new Canadians to explore skilled trades through new Rise series

Skills Ontario is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to inspiring and encouraging Ontarians to pursue skilled trade and technology careers, and over the month of April, the organization is offering the Rise Event Series for new Canadians.

2020 National Model building code released

The 2020 National Model Codes were released Monday, providing an updated set of model construction codes that will make Canadian homes and buildings safer and more accessible, while responding to climate change.

Saving energy with window coverings

When people think about energy efficiency, their first thought is to change their windows. However, did you know that fitting energy-efficient shades and blinds is a more effective way to save your heating and cooling costs? If we explore this idea, energy-efficient window coverings are much cheaper than fitting replacement windows.
Rental Mart

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Non-clogging Above-the-Floor Vortex Lift Stations!

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The Hammer 

Episode #25: The Case Against Tax Fraud – Mike Yorke, Carpenters District Council of Ontario

We all hate taxes. But is there a case to be made that contractors should pay what the law says they owe? Mike Yorke, director of public affairs for the Carpenters District Council of Ontario joins The Hammer to talk about the CDCO’s No Tax Fraud awareness raising campaign and make his argument for contractors playing it above board, especially when it comes to larger projects and payroll taxes. » Listen now...

Episode #24: All In This Together: Jennifer Khan, EllisDon

Jennifer Khan is EllisDon’s director of diversity and inclusion. She joined The Hammer to talk about why one of Canada’s largest general contractors has devoted serious resources to furthering the cause of greater acceptance of all identify groups in workplaces and the industry. » Listen now...

Episode #23: Trading Up – Hon. Monte McNaughton, Ontario Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development

The Ontario Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, Monte McNaughton, joins The Hammer to explain the newly formed Skilled Trades Ontario agency, which replaces the Ontario College of Trades as the apprenticeship and skilled trades regulator for the province. » Listen now...
Owens Corning

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Executive Director

With a history dating back 68 years, the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada (PLCAC) was formed to represent the Canadian contractors in labour relations matters and to develop a Canadian-based workforce with the specialized technical, trade, and craft skills required for pipeline construction and maintenance. » Apply now...

Concrete Finishers

Wild Rose Concrete Ltd. located at 203046 Lethbridge County, AB T1M 1M5 is looking for three (3) Concrete Finishers (NOC: 7282). » Apply now...

Tile Setter

Ritchies Discount Carpet Ltd. is seeking an experienced tile setter for their Dartmouth, Nova Scotia location and job sites throughout the Halifax Regional Municipality. May be required to work on job sites in New Brunswick from time to time. » Apply now...