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Acuity Brands Canada special announcement

“[Our] manufacturing plants and supply chain are up and running, and shipping product,” says Acuity Brands Canada’s Tim Stover, which is affirmed by Darrin Hoyle, “Despite what’s going on [with COVID-19], we’re still open for business.”

OPG provides 17,500 Tyvek suits to Ontario healthcare workers

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) recently announced it will be donating 17,500 Tyvek suits to the Province of Ontario to help address the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

FortisAlberta takes precautions to protect employees from COVID-19

As the threat of COVID-19 continues, FortisAlberta has announced it is “taking the necessary actions and precautions to protect the health and well-being of its employees and to provide electricity service to its customers”. FortisAlberta owns and operates over 60 per cent of Alberta’s total electricity distribution network, and serves over half a million customers.

WSIB services during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing everyday life for people around the world, including how we work and do business. The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is providing options to make working with the firm easier, including its new online services and financial relief for businesses.

Alectra Utilities activates Emergency Operations Centre

Due to the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alectra Utilities has activated its Emergency Operations Centre and is working closely with the province and its municipal partners to ensure the health and safety of its employees, customers and the public.

Magic Lite hires new southern Ontario representative

Magic Lite has announced the appointment of Greg Sideris as outside sales representative for southern Ontario.
Canadian Construction Association

CCA requests creation of an emergency cost relief program

In an email sent out last week, Mary Van Buren, president of the Canadian Construction Association (CCA), asked members to support the CCA’s urgent request of the federal government to “alleviate some of the financial pressure the industry is experiencing by creating an Emergency COVID-19 Construction Cost Reimbursement Program”. » Read full article
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