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Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada

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Victaulic Company of Canada
Industry News
Source: Plumbing + HVAC
Gas technician certification and training are moving toward Canada-wide harmonization, an initiative that the Standards Council of Canada is leading under provisions laid out in the Canada Free Trade Agreement.

Visit https://plumbingandhvac.ca/interprovincial-gas-tech-ticket-in-the-works/ to view the full article online.

Source: Plumbing + HVAC
In November 2019, fewer building permits were issued compared to October numbers, with a reported decline of 2.4 percent to $8.1 billion in construction intentions across Canada.

Visit https://plumbingandhvac.ca/building-permits-down-in-november/ to view the full article online.

Source: Canadian Manufacturing
In the World Bank’s updated economic outlook, the global economy is expected to grow 2.5 percent this year, up only slightly from 2.4 percent growth in 2019, the weakest performance since the financial crisis of 2008.

Visit https://www.canadianmanufacturing.com/manufacturing/world-bank-sees-modest-global-2020-rebound-but-trade-a-risk-244916/ to view the full article online.

Ecco Heating Products Ltd.
N-Two Cryogenic Enterprise Inc.
Innovation & Technology
Source: Daily Commercial News
Attendees of CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 in Las Vegas will have the opportunity to attend a session on Driving New Innovation at Complacent Companies, which will focus on budgeting, staffing and how to start experimenting.

Visit https://canada.constructconnect.com/dcn/news/technology/2020/01/driving-innovation-in-construction-explored-at-conexpo-con-agg to view the full article online.

By the Numbers
Click below for the latest prompt payment in the construction industry payment tables.

Visit https://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/biens-property/divulgation-disclosure/psdic-ppci-eng.html to view the full article online.

Source: Canadian Manufacturing
In the first 11 months of 2019, the Canadian labour market added 293,000 new jobs. 

Visit https://www.canadianmanufacturing.com/manufacturing/strong-employment-year-with-25000-jobs-added-in-december-244953/ to view the full article online.

Victaulic Company of Canada
Flocor, Inc.
UA Canada/AU Canada
FastEst, Inc.
Source: Plumbing + HVAC
The Canadian Hydronics Council will offer a five-part webinar series that will cover hydronic fundamentals and the basics of hydronic heating. The series is intended for those in the hydronic heating industry, such as installers, designers, wholesale counter sales professionals, manufacturers, contractors and government officials.

Visit https://plumbingandhvac.ca/chc-launches-webinar-series-on-all-things-hydronic/ to view the full article online.

Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada
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Phone: (613)232-0492 | Fax: (613)235-2793 | Email: mcac@mcac.ca