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Ontario College of Trades replaced by Skilled Trades Ontario

The Ontario government has passed Bill 288, which replaces the Ontario College of Trades with a new Crown agency called Skilled Trades Ontario. The new agency is designed to consolidate training and certification of apprentices and certified tradespeople under one organization while leaving enforcement of compulsory trades to the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

Top glass, Top results

Glass Canada hosted its second virtual Top Glass Conference and Exhibits on April 21. The constant challenges thrown by COVID-19 have ensured that people around the world keep learning to adapt, evolve and make the best out of the situation.

New recruiting network exclusive to manufacturing

A new recruiting network has been launched targeted specifically at Canada’s diverse manufacturing sector. ManufacturingJobsite.ca has been launched by business media leader Annex Business Media, publishers of Glass Canada, along with 19 other leading manufacturing media brands.

Demo Days manufacturing videos give plant managers a chance to sharpen the saw

Annex Business Media’s manufacturing network has launched its one-of-a-kind video portal — Demo Days. The Demo Days site hosts a variety of educational, engaging videos for manufacturing decision makers to gain valuable insight into the marketplace, as well as keep up with new market trends.
Glass Talk

Glass Talk episode #23: The return of float glass – Glenn Leroux, Canadian Premium Sand

At Top Glass in April, Canadian Premium Sand burst on to the Canadian architectural glass scene with an announcement that it was finalizing plans to build a float glass facility north of Winnipeg using high-quality sand from its deposit near Wanipigow, Man. Whether the new facility will produce architectural glass or glass for solar panels remains uncertain, but either way the return of primary glass production to Canada is an exciting prospect. CPS CEO Glenn Leroux recorded a in in-depth interview with Glass Canada editor, Patrick Flannery, to introduce the industry to his company and discuss their plans. The video version of this interview was originally recorded to appear on CPS’s virtual booth at Top Glass. » Listen now...
Job Board 

Sales Consultant - Building Envelope

Mitrex, an Integrated solar and construction solution provider, is looking for an experienced, full-time permanent outside salesperson to sell a groundbreaking new Solar system to the construction industry. We are looking for someone with 3+ years of experience selling to architects, developers, building owners, and builders. » Learn more...

Production Assembler - Composite Cladding Panels

Mitrex, an Integrated solar and construction solution provider, is looking for a skilled artisan to assemble and finish composite cladding panels made from aluminum and natural surface materials such as stone, porcelain or glass. » Learn more...

Maintenance Mechanic - Glass Manufacturing Equipment

We are seeking a Maintenance Mechanic - Glass Manufacturing Equipment ($30.00 hr.) for the Day Shift for our location in Concord, Ontario. (Steel Avenue West and Adesso Drive). » Learn more...

FGIA Virtual Summer Conference

Date: June 22 - June 24, 2021 » Learn More