Monthly Archive:: February 2015
Support for prompt payment legislation continues to grow across Canada with the recent formation of the Manitoba Prompt Payment Committee.
The 12th biennial ROOFTech exposition is being held May 5-6 at the Vancouver Convention Centre this year for the first time since 1999. It has been previously held in Toronto, Montreal, and Calgary.
From sleeping on the streets to inspiring audiences across the globe, Joe Roberts’ story is as “rags to riches” as they come. In May 2015, he’s bringing his unique tale to the main stage at CRCA’s Annual Conference in Vancouver. Roofing Canada caught up with the “Skid Row CEO” for a sneak peak of what
Fowler Construction Services Limited, a construction company in Truro, has become the first of many Nova Scotia businesses to receive funding through the Canada Job Grant.
The Owens Corning Foundation will donate $1.1 million in cash and gifts-in-kind to Habitat for Humanity International over three years. The partnership will support house construction and revitalization projects nationwide.
Big changes are coming to the global economy. Canada performed well last year, but there are vulnerabilities just over the horizon, from highly indebted consumers to worries about our housing market and now weaker oil prices.
The National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada (NTCCC) is turning the spotlight on prompt payment legislation during a national summit in Ottawa this spring.
In order to improve the apprenticeship systems, Economic Action Plan 2014 proposed to introduce the Flexibility and Innovation in Apprenticeship Technical Training (FIATT) pilot project, to expand innovative approaches to the delivery of apprentice technical training aimed at reducing barriers to completing training, and obtaining certification.
Millennials are fast becoming the dominant demographic in Canada’s labour pool, representing over one-third of the country’s workforce. In his article for SmartBlog on Leadership Bonusly CEO and co-founder Raphael Crawford-Marks examines five characteristics all employers must recognize if they are to make the most of this up-and-coming generation.
This spring, CRCA is welcoming the roofing world to Vancouver, BC for its 56th Annual Conference. In anticipation of the big event, it has released an official Conference Brochure detailing the many events, presentations, entertainment highlights, and opportunities that await attendees.