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Quebec construction workers on strike

Around 175,000 construction workers in Quebec went on strike this morning following a breakdown in talks with the provincial government. Union statements pointed to job security and working hours as main sticking points.

University of Waterloo lab aims to advance Canadian manufacturing

The University of Waterloo is building one of the largest university-based facilities in the world to advance additive manufacturing (AM) and help companies adopt AM processes for innovative and customized products.

CPIC moves North American headquarters

Chongqing Polycomp International Corp. has announced that late in 2016 the company moved its North American headquarters from Rowland Heights (Los Angeles), Calif. to Amsterdam (Albany), N.Y., where CPIC owns a fiberglass manufacturing facility.

Fenestration Canada - Spring update

The winter months are key planning months for most organizations and Fenestration Canada is actively planning in several areas including education, governance, membership, our AGM and, of course, WinDoor17.
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Street of riches - Voyageur Windows and Doors

"When he built our home, my father took as model the only other house then standing on the brief length of Rue Deschambault, still unencumbered by any sidewalk, as virginal as a country path stretching through thickets of wild roses and, in April, resonant with the music of frogs.” So starts the autobiographical 1957 novel Street of Riches (aka Rue Deschambault) by iconic Franco-Manitoban writer Gabrielle Roy. » Read more...
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Yes, We Tilt & Turn

Tilt & Turn window systems are at the root of our business. Over thirty years ago, it was the only window system we offered. There is still some of the original fabrication equipment in the shop; unplugged and placed like a relic. Perhaps it is just that. Our shop now hums to a new tune, with modern manufacturing stations, housed in a larger facility.... >> Read more

Energy Star adds new brand manager

ENERGY STAR Canada is pleased to announce the addition of Stephan Telka to our team in the new position of ENERGY STAR Brand Manager. » Read more

B.C. to release energy step code guidelines

On June 7, the BC Energy Step Code Council will release the BC Energy Step Code Best Practices Guide. Though the guide will target a local government audience, it will also be of interest to the fenstration sector as it provides a great deal of information about the code and its focus on envelope. » Read more

AAMA releases new selection and application guide for plastic-glazed skylights and sloped glazing

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently released a new document to provide guidance and sound technical information on the various aspects and considerations that need to be considered when applying plastic-glazed skylights and sloped glazing as an enhancement to a building design. » Read more

B.C. announces High Performance Window Certification Program

The Province of B.C. is providing $500,000 to encourage the development and certification of high-performance windows that will help homeowners and businesses conserve energy and reduce heating costs, and stimulate the high-performance window manufacturing industry in British Columbia. » Read more

Fenestration Canada AGM

May 31-June 3, 2017
Location: Halifax, N.S.
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June 6, 2017
Location: Turtle Creek Golf Club, Guelph, Ont.
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Fenestration Manitoba Golf Tournament

June 22, 2017
Location: St. Boniface Golf Club, Winnipeg
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