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The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCAC) is now accepting applications for the 2020 Richard McKeagan Scholarship Series, an annual program that will see more than $14,000 awarded in scholarships for students across Canada studying in mechanical contracting and mechanical engineering fields.
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CIPH is offering MCAC members an opportunity to attend its Application for Smart Water Management in Commercial Buildings webinar on July 15 from 1–2 p.m., ET. Registration is free.

Delivered by Red Seal master plumber Adam Bartman, the webinar will walk through current challenges of traditional water systems with a focus on commercial and multi-family buildings. It will also examine the traditional building design standards compared to solution tactics to apply as for a better design.

Learning objectives include:

  1. Explain the three challenges that building owners experience due to unconnected plumbing systems.
  2. Understand how IoT technology can be applied to elevate plumbing design standards.
  3. Recommend three applications where available market IoT technology can add value to building owners, occupants and service providers.

Register today!

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The annual pace of housing starts rose last month as the number of multi-family project starts increased, offsetting a decline in single-detached homes, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
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The Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating successfully held its 88th annual general meeting online on June 16.
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As the world nears 12 million COVID-19 cases and Canada surpasses 100,000 the need for changes to public washrooms is becoming more prevalent.
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Construction technology has moved from the office to the worksite and now has the power to predict the future.
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Frost & Sullivan is predicting the APAC construction market will hit US$14 trillion by 2021.
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Statistics Canada says the unemployment rate fell to 12.3% in June after hitting a record 13.7% the previous month.

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1223: In France, Louis VIII succeeds his father, Philip Augustus.
1430: Joan of Arc, taken prisoner by the Burgundians in May, is handed over to Pierre Cauchon, the bishop of Beauvais.
1456: Hungarians defeat the Ottomans at the Battle of Belgrade, in present-day Yugoslavia.
1536: France and Portugal sign the Treaty of Lyons, aligning themselves against Spain.
1789: The Bastille, a fortress in Paris used to hold political prisoners, is stormed by a mob.
1900: European Allies retake Tientsin, China, from the rebelling Boxers.
1933: Nazi Germany promulgates the Law for the Protection of Hereditary Health--the beginning of the Euthanasia program.
1938: Howard Hughes and crew set a new world record for an around-the-world flight.
1940: A force of German bombers attacks Suez, Egypt, from bases in Crete.
1945: American battleships and cruisers bombard the Japanese home islands for the first time.
1951: The George Washington Carver National Monument in Joplin, Missouri becomes the first national park honoring an African American.
1964: The United States sends 600 more troops to Vietnam.

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