September 21, 2021 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Member Update

With just a little more than a week to go before the big event, we're excited to tell you that just one foursome remains for our annual CEC Fundraising Golf Tournament.

Play tees off at the Royal Ontario Golf Course on Sept. 29. We'd love to see the event sell out completely, and we're truly thrilled at the idea of seeing everyone again. It's been too long!

You can learn more about the event, and find registration details here.

And of course, a big thank you to our sponsors:
Gold – MCA Ontario, Mitsubishi, Victaulic
Silver – KalTire, Ontario Pipe Trades
Bronze – Dahl

Beverage carts – Anderson-Webb, Norton Rose Fulbright
Contests – AON, MCA Toronto, Milwaukee Tools, Stainless Piping Systems, Quality Control Council of Canada
Dinner – Aalberts Integrated Piping Systems
Flags – Dobbin Sales
Golf ball drop – Sloan-Dobbin Sales
Golf cart sponsor – MASCO & RWC
Lunch – Autodesk
Tees – Bibby Ste. Croix
Trophies – Lekter Mechanical Ltd.
Hole signage – Aecon, Armstrong, Dahl, ES Fox, KalTire, Lyncar, MCAHN, MCAKW, MCAO, MCAT, MA Stewart, Taco, Uponor, Victaulic

Source: Daily Commercial News
The Canadian Construction Association has published a letter from CCA president Mary Van Buren discussing the association’s vaccine policy.
Source: Canadian Manufacturing
By Nov. 1, 2021, EllisDon and PCL will require Canadian employees working at any location on company business to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Source: Daily Commercial News
"Buildings are Canada’s best opportunity to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while simultaneously providing socio-economic and environmental benefits. But since 2005, the building sector has seen its emissions increase, accounting for 12 per cent of Canada’s GHG emissions."
Source: Plumbing + HVAC
Plans are in place for Canada’s energy efficiency regulations to be amended. First, though, industry feedback is required. It is now time to provide input on Amendment 17.
Source: Daily Commercial News
If a worker tests positive for drugs and is removed from the job site, what are the next steps? How do you bring those employees back to work following this event?
FastEst, Inc.
N-Two Cryogenic Enterprise Inc.
The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCAC) is prepared to work alongside Canada’s 44th Parliament on initiatives concerning the skilled trades, infrastructure investment and supply chain issues.
Join us as Ken Lancastle, chief operating officer with the Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCAC), Dave Hughes Technical Consultant, Codes and Standards at the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH), and Martin Luymes Vice President, Government and Stakeholder Relations at Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) discuss just how the election could affect the skilled trades.
Victaulic Company of Canada
Flocor, Inc.
Source: Daily Commercial News
“There is an urgent need for the construction industries to integrate technologies into their models," said Matthieu Walckenaer, managing director of PlanRadar. "Only an effective and immediate digital transition will strengthen a weakened sector and support a green recovery that is more necessary than ever.”
Canadian Trade Services Ltd
Reliance Worldwide Canada Inc.
Federated Insurance
Click below for the latest prompt payment in the construction industry payment tables.


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Source: HPAC Magazine
The 2022 ASHRAE Winter Conference runs from Jan. 29 to Feb. 2 and will feature over 80 technical sessions with updates from society leaders, tours and social events.
Source: CIPH
Innovative, energy efficient, water conserving sustainable products will be showcased at CIPHEX West 2021, highlighting the forward-thinking ideas of manufacturers in the plumbing, hydronics, HVACR and water treatment industries. The best of them will be on display Nov. 3 and 4 in Vancouver at the CIPHEX West trade show.



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