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Member Update

Time is running out to register for either—or both— of the online training programs MCA Canada is offering this month.

Our five-module session on Microsft Project Essentials takes place on September 10, 14, 16, 21 and 23. In it, participants learn hands-on skills to plan and manage project activities using Microsoft Project.

We have also scheduled a four-module Project Improvement Program webinar for September 21, 22, 23 and 24 in which contractors and their production teams will take charge of projects and determine the most profitable way to proceed.

Don't delay any further in in registering. Our Event Calendar page has all the information you need.

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Source: Canadian Manufacturing
According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, the proportion of businesses in bad shape has dropped and is now on par with those in good shape.
Source: HPAC Magazine
The Canada Green Building Council will recognize this year's winners throughout the Building Lasting Change 2020 online events this fall.
Source: HPAC Magazine
Studies suggest that consumers will trust and seek advice from a professional, qualified and honest technician.
Source: Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating
Gail Kaufman, CIPH chair, and Ralph Suppa, president and GM, met virtually with the nine CIPH region presidents to recognize their work and prioritize action items.
FastEst, Inc.
N-Two Cryogenic Enterprise Inc.

On October 21 and 22, the Ontario Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Contractors Association will host its Women Empowering Women in HVACR virtual convention.

The two-day event provides opportunities for professional development and networking for women in the heating, refrigeration and air conditioning trades.

The event’s platinum sponsor is MCA Canada’s Women in Mechanical Construction group, and MCAC CEO Tania Johnston will speak about her experiences breaking through the industry’s glass ceiling on the second day of the conference.

Registration is now open, and if you enter the special discount code ORACMCAC20, you can receive $5 off your digital ticket. Note that this coupon code is valid only from September 1 to 14.

Learn more about this great event, and register today at the special discounted rate, at

Victaulic Company of Canada
Flocor, Inc.
Source: Daily Commercial News
University of Waterloo researchers have created a tiny battery-free sensor that uses nanotechnology to power itself. The sensor detects water leaks in buildings and automatically sends alerts.
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1807: Former U.S. vice president Aaron Burr was found innocent of treason.
1923: A devastating earthquake struck the Japanese cities of Tokyo and Yokohama. Nearly 150,000 people were killed and more than two million left homeless.
1939: World War II began when Nazi Germany invaded Poland.
1983: A Korean Air Lines Boeing 747 was shot down by a Soviet jet fighter, killing all 269 people aboard.
1985: A joint U.S.-French expedition located the wreck of the Titanic 560 miles off the coast of Newfoundland.
2004: Chechen terrorists took about 1,200 schoolchildren and others hostage in Beslan, Russia. Commandos stormed the school on September 3.

Viessmann Manufacturing Co. Inc.
Masco Canada Ltd.
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Source: Canadian Manufacturing
Nearly all components of the economy that go into calculating GDP were at their lowest points in April, May and June.
Source: Plumbing + HVAC Magazine
June saw payroll employment in construction rise for the second month in a row. There were month-over-month gains, up 71,900 to 13.3 per cent, across all provinces. At the national level, gains were mostly among specialty trade contractors.
Source: HPAC Magazine
The online Insights Forum will include three presentations that will provide CIPH members with industry insights during these uncertain times.



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