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Is your website ready for the Jan. 1 AODA deadline?

The Access for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) will require websites for non-profit, public and private companies with over 50 employees to meet a wide-ranging set of requirements for accessibility or face fines of up to $100,000 per day for corporations and $50,000 per day for directors and owners.

Ontario MOL to cap WSIB premiums, recognize NL working-at-heights certification

In a call with Fenestration Review, Ontario Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, Monte McNaughton, laid out the ministry’s plans to cap Workplace Safety and Insurance Board premium hikes and to recognize working at heights training certificates held by workers from Newfoundland and Labrador.

StatsCan Building Permits reports: October 2020

Municipalities issued building permits worth $8.2 billion in October, down 14.6% from the previous month. September’s peak was the second highest value on record, with October’s results more in line with recent months.

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters releases 2020 Management Issues Survey

The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters biennial Management Issues Survey shows the impact of the global pandemic on manufacturers, including disruptions in supply chain and increased labour and skills shortages.
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Fenestration Conversations Episode #16: Here We Grow Again: Mike Bruno and Dallas Paquette, Everlast

It’s always good to see Canadian window fabricators growing aggressively and opening up new markets. Everlast has been on a tear over the last few years and its latest move was to acquire Alberta Vinyl Windows and Doors (AVWD) in Calgary, marking the Toronto manufacturer’s first bricks-and-mortar presence in western Canada. Mike Bruno, Everlast president, and Dallas Paquette, general manager of the Calgary location, join Conversations to talk about the strategy and origins of the acquisition, their big plans for the near future, the opportunities and challenges in the western market and more. » Read more...