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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!
June 15, 2016 - The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) celebrated 16 consecutive years of furthering the careers and education of students pursuing a degree related to the building products industry by awarding seven scholarships to children of employees of AAMA member companies. The scholarship award winners were announced during the 2016 AAMA Summer Conference, held June 12-15, in San Antonio. The recipients of 11 AAMA Partner Scholarships also were announced.
“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”
The IGMA’s first IG Fabricator Workshop was held May 3 through 5 at the Intertek testing facilities in Plano, Texas.  IGMA plans to offer this workshop multiple times each year and at various locations throughout Canada and the U.S.  Oak Moser of Oak Hill Consulting is professionally moderating the workshop.  Oak, formerly a plant manager at a major fabrication facility, brings his years of experience to this new role.
Canadian Glass AssociationThe Canadian Glass Association has prepared a lineup of expert presenters for the 2016 Glass Connections conference. This annual event will be held in Ontario at the Westin Ottawa Hotel on Sept. 13 to 14. The event will open with an evening welcome reception followed by a full day of industry programming.
Dolores Primo was given the Ontario Glass and Metal Association's Lifetime Achievement Award at its spring golf tournament May 26. The presentation marked the first time a woman has won the award. Ennio Rea of Trulite, an OGMA director, noted Primo's many groundbreaking accomplishments over a remarkable 38-year career.
Prompt Payment Ontario, a construction industry group dedicated to reforming Ontario’s system for paying contractors, met with legislators in Queen’s Park all day May 11 to push for the quick release of the Reynolds Report, which contains the findings of the Construction Lien Act review and was submitted to the Ontario government in late April. The group hopes the swift release of the report will get prompt payment reforms onto the Ontario government’s agenda before provincial Parliament breaks for the summer. The Ontario Glass and Metal Association is a member of Prompt Payment Ontario.

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