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Skills Ontario receives additional $5 million in support from the Ontario government

Ontario Minister Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development of Ontario, has announced that the Government of Ontario is investing an additional $3.5 million in Skills Ontario for the 2020-2021 school year to help the organization help continue to promote the skilled trades.

Guardian Glass rebrands spacer as Guardian Align

Guardian Glass North America announces updates to its residential insulating glass products: Its proprietary warm-edge spacer currently manufactured in its Sun Prairie, Wisconsin fabrication facility is now branded Guardian Align, and Guardian changed the color of its primary polyisobutyl sealant to black in order to create cleaner looking sightlines that seamlessly blends in with more modern and contemporary window frames.

Canadian Consulting Engineer to host ‘Buildings and infrastructure in the age of COVID-19’ virtual symposium

In our sister publication's virtual symposium on July 16, four experts are set to discuss how the pandemic will affect engineering and construction projects.

Legislation to reduce bird collisions passes the U.S. House of Representatives

American Bird Conservancy (ABC) applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R 2, which includes H.R. 919 – Bird-Safe Buildings Act,. This bipartisan bill is designed to reduce bird mortality by calling for federal buildings to incorporate bird-safe building materials and design features.

Glass Talk episode #11: At Work in the West – Trevor Whyte, Griffin Glass

As president of the Provincial Glaziers Association of Alberta and co-owner of Griffin Glass, Trevor Whyte has the big perspective on the western Canadian glass industry. In this episode, he and Glass Canada editor Patrick Flannery discuss which hockey jersey he wears, fly-by-night bidders, the PGAA’s plans for a future live event, the demise of the Master Glazier program and how to attract young talent to the glazing trades. » Read more