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FGIA Summer Conference moved to virtual-only

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) announced that its 2022 Summer Conference will be held virtually instead of taking place as a hybrid event with options for participation both in-person in Montreal, Quebec, and online.

StatsCan building permits report: February 2022

The total value of building permits rose 21.0% to a record $12.4 billion in February, with British Columbia (+130.2%) leading the way.

Editorial: The price of uncertainty

It was probably inevitable that this pandemic was eventually going to lead to some kind of social unrest. You just can’t interfere with the lives and habits of people forever without encountering pushback, no matter how justified your cause.

Silver linings

As a snowstorm rages outside his office, softening the prosaic lines of a Saint-Léonard industrial park on the Island of Montreal, Nick Hladky ponders how the COVID-19 pandemic has stood his supply chain on its head, challenged his ability to attract new employees, and brought a flood of business to his company, Wilton Panorama, which specializes in residential and low-rise condo projects.
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Fenestration Conversations Episode #34: The Other Pandemic – Jan Chappel, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Last year in Ontario, 30 percent of all the working people who died from opioid overdose worked in the construction industry. It’s clearly time for we who employ tradespeople to pay some extra attention to this issue and be prepared to help those in our companies who struggle with substance use and misuse. To help, Jan Chappel, a senior occupational health and safety specialist with CCOHS, joined the conversation to give us some advice on what to look for in employee behaviour that might indicate a problem; how to address the issue; and where to find the resources both you and your employee might need. » Listen now

Outdoor Shipper / Receiver

Family-owned and operated, A.J. Braun Manufacturing has been the choice of the transportation and infrastructure industry for fabricated and sell-through structural products for more than 75 years. We are a one-stop-shop dedicated to cultivating long-lasting client relationships and providing exceptional client support from the first conversation through installation. » Learn more

Plastic Injection Molding Machine Operator / Rotomolding

DockinaBox is currently seeking a Full-time Rotomolding/Machine Operator(plastics) to join our team. » Learn more

Licensed Electrician (442A)

Atlantic Packaging is looking for several Maintenance Electricians for our Whitby location. The Maintenance Electrician is responsible for production and quality by ensuring operation of electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment per company quality policy. » Learn more

AVFQ Annual Conference

Date: April 21 - April 22, 2022 »

Fensterbau Frontale

Date: July 12 - July 15, 2022 »