Association news
Jan. 12, 2017 -  The Glass Association of North America has announced that Erin Fletcher, Director of Marketing for GANA will leave the organization to pursue a new opportunity as Account Director for EAG Advertising & Marketing. Fletcher has served as the Director of Marketing for GANA for the last three years.
As I write this article I am sitting in a code meeting for the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) 2020 for houses and small buildings (Part 9).  That’s right, they are working on the 2020 code now. 
The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance will launch a new leadership development course for the architectural glass industry in January, 2017.
Canadian Glass AssociationOne of the main functions of CGA is to represent and support the interests of the glass and related industries at the national level in matters of building codes, standards legislation and other industry related matters.
Nov. 3, 2016 - The National Glass Association (NGA) has announced that phase I of the relaunch of its online training resource, MyGlassClass.com, is complete. The site has been relaunched with a new user interface and interactive online courses specifically designed to meet the training needs of contract glaziers and full-service glass companies.
Oct. 6, 2016 - For the past two years we’ve been discussing the need for trade payment terms being legislated and have kept you up to date through our bulletins and columns in Glass Canada. The OGMA teamed up with Prompt Payment Ontario (PPO) as we considered this the best means of achieving this goal.
The current year has been a very busy and productive year at Fenestration Canada. The spring meetings at the Fairmont in Mont-Tremblant, Que., were an excellent networking and education event and an introduction to our new association management team at Zzeem. The prospects for membership growth and development have never been better or more clearly focused with Zzeem at the controls.
Canadian Glass AssociationIn our fast-paced, technology driven business world, being able to manage change is a key differentiator. Industry professionals with a proven record of embracing change perform better.
Sept. 22, 2016 - The Glass Association of North America (GANA) is seeking its next dynamic leader to serve and promote the interests of its members in the glass and glazing industry.  Qualified candidates will be innovative and mission-driven, bringing strong communication skills and the ability to build and establish strong business and industry partnerships.
Aug. 25, 2016 - The Glass Association of North America has announced that Bill Yanek will leave GANA to pursue a new opportunity as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PSRM).
Aug. 11, 2016 - Check out the GANA homepage for blog updates containing association and industry news. The GlassNation blog will track industry and assocation news, keeping our home page fresh with new information. The GlassNation blog is a great place to share your news too! Be sure to keep us on your distribution list so we can post your releases.
A big shout out from the shores of the Northumberland Strait to all the readers of Glass Canada!
This month we will explore a new document that is presently in committee and being reviewed for future publication by IGMA. This publication will address one of the many technical areas the organization works on to expand the knowledge base and meet the many needs of the insulating glass industry.
As summer is in full swing, the CGA is gearing up for its Sept. 13-14 Glass Connections Conference in Ottawa and continuing its code advocacy through its membership in the Glazing Industry Code Committee (GICC).
July 14, 2016 - CGA's initiative to provide online technical resources is underway. The new CGA online bookstore is live and electronic manuals provided by the Glass Association of North America (GANA) are available for instant download. Proceeds raised from online sales provide valuable funding for CGA, so order your copies today!

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