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CFIB offers guidance on vaccine policy

The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses has made a new resource document available to members to assist them in developing a policy regarding COVID vaccination for staff. The template is not intended to provide a framework for mandating vaccines for customers or staff, and the CFIB explicitly recommends against doing so in its release.

Here’s what to expect from surprise OHSA inspections

A surprise visit from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) can be stressful, but inspections are an important part of keeping workplaces safe. The good news is that many employers feel much more confident once they know what to expect from an inspection and how to prepare for one.

StatsCan building permits report: June 2021

The total value of building permits rose 6.9% to $10.3 billion in June. Seven provinces contributed to the gain, led by Ontario, which jumped 22.7%. Construction intentions in the residential sector were up 9.1%, while the non-residential sector advanced 2.2%.

Employees vs. contractors

Business seems to be going on well in the world of windows and doors, despite the different challenges coming in from all sides. The success and failure stories are driven by several important factors.
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Fenestration Conversations episode #25: Your Canadian Connection – Amy Roberts, FGIA

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance has always done an admirable job of balancing its North American identity between the U.S. and Canada. With the impending retirement of legendary executive director, Margaret Webb, the tradition is set to continue with the appointment of her replacement, Amy Roberts. Based in Pitt Meadows, B.C., Roberts left a successful sales role with Vitro to join FGIA as glass products and Canadian industry affairs director, and brings 20 years’ experience in the industry to the role, including time on the technical committee and board of Fenestration BC. In this episode, Roberts talks about her entry into the glass business and updates us on the good work the FGIA is doing on window-wall ratios, Tier 5 energy standards, glass structural standards, events and training and much more. » Listen now
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Window and Door Installers

Presently seeking Window and Door Installers immediately in the Burlington area $16 to $25 hr. » Read more...

Maintenance Mechanic - Glass Manufacturing Equipment

Seeking a Maintenance Mechanic - Glass Manufacturing Equipment ($30.00 hr.) for the Day Shift for our location in Concord, Ontario. (Steel Avenue West and Adesso Drive). » Read more...


Date: Sept. 13 - 15, 2021 »