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October 25, 2018

The Master Group kicks off construction of Vaughan, ON distribution centre

At 193,500 square feet, Master’s new distribution centre will bring together all the personnel and operations of the Oakville and Markham offices.

Canada’s first net-zero supermarket receives $1.4M in federal funding

The federal government is providing $1.44 million to build the 40,000 square foot Longos Brothers Fruit Markets Inc. store, which aims to produce 65 per cent of its own energy through renewable technologies.

Watsco acquires Ontario-based tech company, releases smart HVAC sensor

Following Watsco’s acquisition of Kitchener, ON-based technology company Alert Labs Inc., the companies released Sentree, a jointly-developed IoT smart sensor.
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Making Ontario Open

Ford’s PCs table bill to “wind down” College of Trades, repeal Liberal labour laws

A series of changes under the Making Ontario Open for Business Act specifically aimed at “modernizing” Ontario’s apprenticeship system will see an overhaul of current rules and regulations in the skilled trades. » Read More
Planet Water

Watts, Planet Water Foundation to install water filtration systems at Cambodian schools

The partnership is part of Planet Water’s Project 1000 initiative. Watts employees based in China, Korea, and New Zealand will help install the systems. » Read More

Passive House Canada Conference

Date: November 7-8, 2018
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC
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Date: November 7-8, 2018
Location: BMO Centre, Stampede Park, Calgary, AB
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The Buildings Show 2018

Date: November 28-30
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
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