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Industry veteran Joe Shapiro passes

On Tuesday, Dec. 22, industry veteran Joe Shapiro passed away at Sunnybrook Veteran’s Centre. He was gone peacefully at the age of 97, after a truly wonderful life.

Ontario MOL moves to cap WSIB premiums, recognized NL working-at-heights training

In a call with Glass Canada, Ontario Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, Monte McNaughton, laid out the ministry’s plans to cap Workplace Safety and Insurance Board premium hikes and to recognize working at heights training certificates held by workers from Newfoundland and Labrador.

Quebec streamlines infrastructure projects to boost post-COVID activity

The Quebec National Assembly has passed Bill 66, which removes or eases several regulations for 181 large infrastructure projects. Most of the projects are transportation-related, but there are several hospital and long-term-care home projects in there as well.

FGIA webinar to cover performance rating for fenestration systems, comparative analysis procedure

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) will host a webinar entitled “Performance Rating Method for Fenestration Systems and Comparative Analysis Procedure” on Tues., Jan. 19 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern. This webinar will cover the enhanced analytical aspects of AAMA 2502, a recently updated FGIA document, and the procedures for evaluating air leakage and water penetration resistance.

Geoff Smith brings deep thinking in a fun package

Building Week, the online version of The Buildings Show, kicked off in style with Geoff Smith, CEO of EllisDon, delivering a really outstanding keynote talk.

Digital Assistance: Digital marketing and website development grants up to $2,500

Since the onset of COVID-19, many businesses have now begun implementing strategies to service their customers while at the same time maintaining the safety and well-being of their staff. As a result, these businesses have redesigned or are looking to redesign their website to include online ordering and curbside pickup options for their customers.

Top Glass Conference coming to your screens in 2021

Top Glass is on schedule and coming to everyoneâ??s screens on April 21, 2021 with industry-specific content for the commercial glazing industry.
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Glass Talk episode #17: Pandemic Programs Update – Bonny Koabel, AKR Consulting

Bonny is back on Glass Talk with crucial information on changes to various federal and Ontario pandemic relief programs. Overall, eligibility is tightening, but some new programs are on the horizon. We also chat about how effective these efforts have been and what is likely to happen to them going forward. » Listen now...