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Ontario budget overview

The Ontario Construction Secretariat has published an overview of the just-released 2022 Ontario budget from a construction and trades perspective. Lots of investment in here in infrastructure and skilled trades development.

New opportunities for wood construction in the 2020 NBC: Highlights from the Canadian Wood Council Code and Standards Team

The 2020 National Model codes were recently published on March 28, 2022 by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). The Canadian Wood Council supports the updates to the 2020 NBC code.

Philibuster: Service sells

To me, to service to one’s customer is perhaps the most critical area of the complete package required for success. First, what do I mean by service? In fact, virtually everything done for your customer can be defined as service, but for the moment I want to focus on those services that relate to product.

Vaccines and the law

Encouraging or requiring employees to get vaccinated – or refraining from doing so – remains a fraught issue across the country.
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Centra Windows Inc.

Centra Windows has acquired Supreme Windows of Calgary, becoming Western Canada’s number one window manufacturer

The two companies share a passion for quality and take a people-first approach to business, and they plan to grow together in an even bigger way. Read on to find out what this means for Centra and Supreme, Alberta, and the wider industry. » Learn more
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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

Forklift Mechanic (310S/310T/PLT)

Our ideal Service Technician will have mechanical experience in automotive, heavy equipment, millwright or truck/coach. Mechanical experience in the lift truck industry is considered a definite asset. Experience in hydraulics and propane systems is preferred. » Learn more

Material Handler - Forklift Operator

Earl Paddock Transportation is currently searching for a Material Handler/Forklift Operator for our warehouse. The right candidate will need to have a Forklift License, be able to communicate effectively, as well as adhere to all safety standards. » Learn more


Archie's Welding Inc. is a local welding shop in New Minas, Nova Scotia! We have a focus on Commercial and Industrial custom welding manufacturing and welding repairs. We are specialists in Steel & Stainless, Metal Fabrication, and repairs. » Learn more
Fenestration Canada

Fensterbau Frontale

Date: July 12 - July 15, 2022 »