Industry News

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Ontario victim services to include damage repair

The revised compensation program promises to provide direct funds to eligible recipients within three to 10 business days rather than requiring them to later apply for reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses.
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Building safer trades in Saskatchewan

The project is funded, in part, by the Government of Canada’s Union Training and Innovation Program.
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RICS elects new Americas Board members

The regional board sets the strategic direction in Canada, the U.S., Latin America, Brazil and the Caribbean
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ACI launches Our Future Is Clean campaign

The new campaign will launch during National Cleaning Week, March 22 through March 28, 2020.
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Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care appoints executive director

Neil Ritchie has led the Green Health Leaders Initiative for the coalition which focused on enabling health executives, physician leaders and board members to become better environmental stewards.
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New app simplifies norovirus detection

While norovirus is often associated with cruise ships, it can also spread quickly through a community via its water supply.
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CAF-FCA to develop strategy for women in trades

The National Strategy for Women in Trades will be presented at the National Apprenticeship Conference in Calgary on May 24-26, 2020.
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Kelowna adopts 12-storey wood construction

The City of Kelowna is participating in B.C.'s Early Adoption initiative that would allow wood frame buildings to be built up to 12 storeys tall.
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Hotels abandoning miniature toiletries

Switching to bulk-size amenities is the hotelier's effort to reduce plastic pollution worldwide.
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Atlantic Canada partnership raising awareness for preventable injuries

Preventable injuries are one of the largest burdens on the health care system, with estimated costs of almost $1.7 billion a year to the Atlantic provinces.
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Aramark Chairman, President & CEO to retire

The board has initiated a search for a new CEO and established an Office of the Chairman to serve until a successor is named.
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Ontario to improve Blue Box Program

The Ontario government is taking steps to improve recycling and address the serious problem of plastic pollution and litter across the province.
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NHBA presents 2019 scholarship winners

A ceremony was held at the Niagara Home Builders’ Association office in St. Catharines, Ont on August 14.
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Study: Cannabis policies in Canadian workplaces

Canadian employers have reacted admirably to the legalization of cannabis, but there is still room for improvement. This is according to a Conference Board of Canada examining how home-grown businesses are managing the implications of cannabis on the workplace.
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B.C. organization calls on public to recycle safe

Recycle BC is warning residents in British Columbia to pay attention to the hazardous materials that are being placed in the province’s residential packaging and paper
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BOMI International appoints new board leadership

The BOMI International board of trustees has elected Nicholas E. Stolatis, RPA, to the position of board chairman on a two-year term.
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ISSA elects new board members for 2020

ISSA members are invited to personally greet the new board members when they officially take office at the ISSA General Meeting, November 19.