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June 6, 2019

Plumbers, pipefitters strike for first time in 30 years after negotiations reach an impasse

The walkout of some 12,000 unionized plumbers and steamfitters comes just a month after the sector hit the picket lines in Prince Edward Island.

Feds commit $1.45 billion through carbon tax proceeds for businesses making energy-efficient upgrades

Proceeds from the fuel charge imposed on Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan will unlock rebates and incentives. Still, for some, the incentive falls short.

Northern Quebec community to switch from diesel to hydroelectricity with construction of $125M plant

Officials estimate the community of 480 homes could see 700,000 fewer tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions over the next 40 years.
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Financeit partners with Carrier Enterprises Canada

The deal comes shortly after Financeit announced its partnership with ServiceTitan, a software company for home service businesses. » Read More

B. A. Robinson changes name to unify branding

Along with a new logo, the new name will roll out this year on signage, trucks, merchandise and the company’s websites. » Read More


Date: June 16-18
Location: Delta Prince Edward Hotel, Charlottetown, PE
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ASHRAE Annual Conference

Date: June 22 - June 26
Location: Kansas City, MO
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HRAI Annual Meeting and Conference

Date: August 25 - August 27
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
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