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Dow Corning sponsors Glass Connections

The Canadian Glass Association has prepared a lineup of expert presenters for the 2016 Glass Connections Conference. This annual event will be held in Ontario at the Westin Ottawa Hotel on September 13 – 14, 2016. CGA is pleased to announce Dow Corning as the exclusive Platinum Sponsor for this year’s Conference. >> Read full article

Statistics Canada February building permits report

Municipalities issued building permits worth $7.4 billion in February, up 15.5% from January. This growth followed a 9.5% decline the previous month and was largely the result of higher construction intentions for commercial buildings in Alberta, single-family dwellings in Ontario and institutional structures in Quebec. >> Read full article

GPD Finland to celebrate 25th anniversary

Glass Performance Days Conference is heading towards its 25 Year Anniversary in June 28-30, 2017. GPD can look back at an impressive record of collecting and sharing glass industry essentials. A total of over 12,000 delegates have attended 3,000 presentations, listened to 1,000 speakers and formed 30,000 contacts over the years. >> Read full article

Solar Innovations receives patent for glazing system

Solar Innovations, Inc. has announced it has received a patent for its hybrid marine and stop glazing system. >> Read full article

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OGMA in high-level Prompt Payment meetings

OGMA in high-level Prompt Payment meetings

Prompt Payment Ontario, a construction industry group dedicated to reforming Ontario’s system for paying contractors, met with legislators in Queen’s Park all day May 11 to push for the quick release of the Reynolds Report, which contains the findings of the Construction Lien Act review and was submitted to the Ontario government in late April. >> Learn More…

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 Event Calendar 

Glass Expo Pacific Northwest 2016

June 2, 2016
Location: Bellevue, Wash. >> More Info

Fenestration Canada AGM

June 8-10, 2016
Location: Fairmont Hotel, Mont Tremblant, Que. >> More Info

GlassCon Global

July 6-9, 2016
Location: Boston, Mass. >> More Info

Glass Connections

September 13-14, 2016
Location: Ottawa, Ont. >> More Info