March 10, 2015 - The total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities fell 12.9% to $6.1 billion in January, following a 6.1% increase the previous month. Lower construction intentions for non-residential buildings in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario were responsible for much of the national decline.
In November, the Ontario Glass & Metal Association hosted a multi-topic seminar where the 65 people who attended took away a ton of informative, valuable and eye opening information.
The well-publicized collapse of the Algo shopping mall
Glass Canada is reaching out to those who design our great glazing projects.
Jan. 16, 2015 - If you hire temporary or unpaid workers, Ontario's just-proclaimed Bill 18, Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, has expanded your health and safety responsibilities. Some are already in effect. Here’s what you need to know.
Jan. 12, 2015 - Economic Action Plan 2014 proposes to create the Canada Apprentice Loan by expanding the Canada Student Loans Program to provide apprentices registered in Red Seal trades with access to over $100 million in interest-free loans each year.
Dec. 17, 2014 - Mattamy Homes Ltd. has entered into an agreement to purchase Monarch Corporation, the Canadian division of U.S. homebuilder Taylor Morrison Home Corporation.
I recently received a communiqué from the Canadian Glass Association (CGA) stating that a group from the United States named The Green Advantage Environmental Certification Organization is in the process of putting together the “Green Advantage International Glazier Certification” program that they intend to promote throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The federal government and, to a somewhat lesser degree, non-profit agencies have been actively stimulating research and development activities for many years using provisions within the Income Tax Act.
Solar reflectivity has generated attention in the design world due to the appearance of “fryscrappers” or “death ray buildings,” as they have been referred to in public media.
Industry legend Bob Maltby has shared his knowledge in a new book.
Dec. 15, 2014 - Ontario Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk, late Wednesday December 9th, released her 2014 Annual Report. Figuring prominently in the report is the assessment that Ontario is paying significantly more for its public infrastructure using public-private- partnerships (Alternative Financing and Procurement) than it would if it were to contract out the work and manage the projects itself.
Dec. 11, 2014 - The total value of building permits was $7.5 billion in October, edging up 0.7% from September. The increase came mainly from higher construction intentions in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Nov. 25, 2014 - The Fair Construction campaign launched on Thursday, to forewarn municipalities that could be targeted next by construction labour monopolies - a growing and alarming trend in Southwestern Ontario.
Nov. 13, 2014 - Municipalities issued building permits worth $7.5 billion in September, up 12.7% from August, following a 27.3% decrease the previous month. The increase in September resulted primarily from higher construction intentions for both non-residential and residential buildings in Ontario.
StatsCan building permits report: March 2018May 17, 2018 - The value of building permits issued by…
Garibaldi Glass hosts successful Glass Day 2018May 17, 2018 - It’s safe to say that Glass Day,…
North American Occupational Safety Week kicks off across CanadaSymposiums, safety expos, and national safety awards are some of…
Vitro to sponsor rainforest habitat restoration at National AviaryApr. 26, 2018 - Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced…
Details of planned float glass plant for Guelph, Ont.The Xinyi glass plant in Guelph will be a modern…
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