2018 Chapter Meetings

June 2018

London Chapter

Title/Subject:

Bill 59, Putting Consumers First Act: Providing Clarity to the HVACR Industry

Description:

N/A

Speakers:

Martin Luymes and Scott Papp, HRAI

Date:

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Agenda/Time:

6:00 p.m.: Registration + Networking

6:30 p.m.: Dinner

7:00 p.m.: Presentation + Q&A led by Martin Luymes and Scott Papp of HRAI

Location: 

?Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre

591 Wellington Rd London, Ontario N6C 4R3

Cost:

$30 - HRAI London Chapter Members

$50 - Non-Members

Registration Details:

You may register by contacting Scott Papp at 905-602-4700 ext.233

 

May 2018 

GTA Chapter

Title/Subject:

Dinner with the President & CEO

An evening of introductions

Description:

Sandy & George will lay out their visions and future directions of these two important industry organizations.

Speakers:

HRAI's new President Sandy MacLeod & George Gritziotis, CEO & Registrar of the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT)

 

Date:

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Agenda/Time:

Dress is Business Casual
Registration: 5:30 pm
Dinner Served at 6:15 pm
Presentation: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: 

Fontana Primavera

77 Woodstream Blvd., Vaughan

(905) 265-8100

Cost:

In order to qualify for Advance Ticket Pricing you must be registered by

5:00 pm Friday, May 25th, 2018

$40 in advance (Member of HRAI) [Credit info required, non-refundable]

$45 in advance (Non-Member of HRAI) [Credit info required, non-refundable]

After Advance Registration Closes Everyone

$60 [Cash, debit or credit card]

Please note:
 
There are no refunds on the Advance Seating price; however,

you may transfer your reservation to another person by notifying Kim Stark

preferably by email (to change the name badge) or at-the-door.  


At The Door Cost to $60.00.


K.Stark@IndustrialAdmin.ca
 

Registration Details:

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Simply email your contact details to
K.Stark@IndustrialAdmin.ca
(Kim will contact you for your payment details)

Atlantic Chapter

Title/Subject:

Radon: What is it? What are the concerns? What can be done about it?

Update on Trade certification and enforcement

Description:

The HRAI Atlantic Chapter is hosting a Lunch meeting during the MEET Show in Moncton. These and other questions to be addressed in a presentation by Mark Rippon, Technical Advisor with HRAI. Jean Marie Michaud from the New Brunswick Department of Labour will present an update on trade certification and enforcement.

Speakers:

Mark Rippon, Technical Advisor, HRAI 

Jean Marie Michaud, New Brunswick Department of Labor

Date: 

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Agenda/Time:

1:30 pm

Location:  

Famous Player’s Lounge at the Moncton Coliseum

Cost:

HRAI Atlantic Chapter Member – No Charge – Free Lunch.

Non – Members: $20.00

Registration Details:

Members can register by e-mail with Jerry White at jwhite@pathfinder-group.com

Brant Haldimand Norfolk Chapter

Title/Subject:

HRAI 2018 Annual Golf Tournament

Description:

Help support the HRAI Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk Chapter. 

We are looking for suppliers and businesses to donate prizes and sponsor holes. 

Contact:  Rod Buchalter @ (289) 242-1407 or  rod@renewability.com 

R.S.V.P by Friday, May 4th, 2018 In order to participate payment must be made in full prior to May 11th, 2018 

Speakers:

N/A

Date:

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Agenda/Time:

Registration: 11:00 a.m. Tee Off: 12:30 p.m. 

 

Location:  

Greens at Renton     

R.R.#3 Simcoe     

(519) 426-1340 

Cost:

$125.00 per person (includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, & dinner) 

Registration Details:

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Grey Bruce Chapter

Title/Subject:

Union Gas Home Reno Rebate and CI Incentive Programs and Technical Updates

Description:

Come join us to learn more about rebate and incentive programs offered by Union Gas. This informative session will be presented by experienced Union Gas representatives, Corina Emde, Account Manager and Pete Spoelstra, Technical Specialist. Make sure to bring your questions for an engaging question and answer period to be included before the close of the event.

Speakers:

Corina Emde, Account Manager, Union Gas

Pete Spoelstra, Residential / Commercial Tech Specialist, Union Gas

Date:

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Agenda/Time:

6:00 p.m.: Registration, Networking & Cocktails

6:30 p.m.: Buffet Dinner (including coffee, tea & dessert) w/ Cash Bar

7:30 p.m.: Presentation Union Gas Home Reno Rebate and CI Incentive Programs and Technical Updates w/ Q&A

8:30 p.m.: Event close

Location:

The Stone Tree - Golf, Fitness and Banquets

318087 Hwy 6 & 10 Owen Sound N4K 5N6

Cost:

$35 - HRAI Grey Bruce Members

$45 - Non-Members

Registration Details:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/union-gas-home-reno-rebate-and-ci-incentive-programs-and-technical-updates-tickets-45297472961

April 2018 

GTA Chapter

Title/Subject:

How the government's update to the Consumer Protection Act (Bill 59) impacts in-home sales and what HRAI is doing to advocate for changes to the regulations

Description: 

In order to qualify for Advance Ticket Pricing, you must be registered by 5:00 pm Friday, April 20th, 2018. Please note there are no refunds on the Advance Seating price; however, you may transfer your reservation to another person by notifying Kim Stark preferably by email (to change the name badge) or at-the-door. At the door cost to $60.00. Dress is business casual. 

Speaker(s): 

Martin Luymes, Director Programs & Relations HRAI

Date:

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Time:

Registration: 5:30 pm

Dinner Served at 6:15 pm

Presentation: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location:

Fontana Primavera

77 Woodstream Blvd, Vaughan 

(905) 265 - 8100

Cost

$40 in advance (Member of HRAI) - Credit card info required, non-refundable

$45 in advance (Non-member of HRAI) - Credit card info required, non-refundable

After Advance Registration Closes

Everyone

$60.00 - Cash debit or credit card

Registration Details: 

Simply email your contact details to K.Stark@IndustrialAdmin.ca (Kim will contact you for your payment details)

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Brant Haldimand Norfolk Chapter

Title/Subject:

Radon!

Description: 

Fore more info; Call (519) 756-9116, Fax: (519) 756-9227 Email: Brant@HRAI.ca

Speaker(s): 

Connie Choy - Scout Environmental and

Mark Rippon - HRAI Technical Advisor for Q&A

Date:

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Time:

Lunch & Meeting - 12:00 noon

Location:

Shewrood Restaurant, Brantford

Cost

$15 per person

Members & non-members welcome, bring a guest!

Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Title/Subject:

Bill 59, Putting Consumers First Act and some changes at the Ontario College of Trades

Description: 

Martin will discuss Bill 59, Putting Consumers First Act and the impact on our industry. Martin will also discuss some changes at the Ontario College of Trades. All local HVAC contractors are encouraged to attend.

Speaker(s): 

Mr. Martin Luymes Director, Programs/Relations from HRAI

Date:

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Time:

Social: 5:30 pm

Dinner: 6:00 pm

Presentation: 7:00 pm

Location:

The Innsville

1143 Highway 8, Stoney Creek

Cost

GH Chapter Member @1st participant FREE, $30/additional guest

$30 for Non-GH Chapter members

(Payable at the door by cash or cheque)

Registration Details: 

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March 2018

Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Title/Subject:

 All the various rebates being offered through Union Gas, Enbrdige, IESO and GreenOn programs

 Description: 

Chris will give up to date information on energy rebate programs being offered through all the utilities in our area.

Speaker(s): 

Mr. Chris Nyyssonen - Energuy

Date:

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Time:

Social: 5:30 pm

Dinner: 6:00 pm

Presentation: 7:00 pm


Location:

The Innsville

1143 Highway 8, Stoney Creek

Cost

GH Chapter Member @1st participant FREE, $30 additional guest

$30 for Non-GH Chapter members

Registration Details: 

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GTA Chapter

Title/Subject:

 The Challenges & Opportunities of the New Comfort Expectations

 Description: 

Dress is Business Casual

Speaker(s): 

Gord Cooke, Building Knowledge Canada Inc.

Date:

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Time:

Registration: 5:30 pm

Dinner Served at 6:15 pm

Presentation: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


Location:

Fontana Primavera

77 Woodstream Blvd, Vaughan

PH# 905-265-8100

Cost

In order to qualify for Advance Ticket Pricing, you must be registered by

5:00 pm Friday, March 23rd, 2018

$40 in advance (Member of HRAI) (Credit card info required, non-refundable)

$45 in advance (Non-member of HRAI) (Credit card info required, non-refundable)

After Advance Registration Closes

Everyone $60 (Cash, debit or credit card)

Registration Details: 

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Brant Haldimand Norfolk

Title/Subject:

 Door to Door Sales Legislation

 Description: 

Check out the HRAI Brant Haldimand Norfolk Website: www.HracBrant.com

For more info; Call: (519) 756-9116, Fax (519) 756-9227 Email:Brant@hrai.ca

Speaker(s): 

TBA

Date:

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Time:

Social: 6:30 pm

Dinner: 7:00 pm

Meeting: 8:00 pm

Location:

Erie Beach Hotel, Port Dover

Cost

$35 per person

Registration Details:  

February 2018

Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Title/Subject:

 Codebook Update (changes to the B149.1-15 and B149.2-15 )

 Description: 

This codebook update course is available to any certified Gas Technician in Ontario. All participants must have an Ontario TSSA issued Gas Technician Certificate and bring their copy of the the B149.1-15 code with the new amendments, acts and regs. Photo ID is required the night of the the presentation. PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY. All participants will receive a manual and a certification of completion.

Speaker(s): 

Will Robinson

Date:

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Time:

Social: 4:30 pm

Dinner: 5:00 pm

Presentation: 6:00 pm

Location:

The Innsville

1143 Highway 8, Stoney Creek, ON

Cost

GH Chapter Member @1st participant FREE, $30/additional guest

$30 for Non-GH Chapter Members

Payable at the door by cash, cheque, Visa or Mastercard

Registration Details: 

Pre-Registration is mandatory for this presentation and requires the

following:

HRAI Event notice to be completed and returned no later than Monday February 5th

Section 1 of the HiMark Codebook Update Participation Form (sent along with event notice registration –maximum 5 participants per Member Company on 1st-come-1st-served basis – Waitlist if room available).
All participants must have an Ontario TSSA issued Gas Technician Certificate

All participants must bring their copy of the B149.1-15 code with the new amendments, acts and regs.  The B149.2-15 is also covered in the presentation and participants are encouraged to bring that book if they have it.

Photo ID

All participants will receive a manual and a certificate of completion.

The meeting will take place on Thursday February 15th at The Innsville in Stoney Creek (1143 Highway 8). As always the Golden Horseshoe Chapter Representative is free. Additional guests or non-chapter members are $30.00 at the door (covers dinner).  All participants will be entered in a draw for fantastic door prizes.  50/50 tickets are also available at the door.

We hope that all members will take advantage of this opportunity to keep informed on what is happening in our industry. Non-members who are curious about HRAI and its membership advantages are encouraged to attend this meeting as well.

Please RSVP no later than Monday February 5th

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Grey Bruce Chapter

Title/Subject:

 Significant Changes to the Employment Standards Act - Bill 148

 Description: 

The media has been afire over the new law, Bill 148; Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs, which received Royal Assent in November 2017. This Bill brings significant changes to the Employment Standards Act (ESA). Most of the media focus has been on increases to minimum wage; however, there are other changes that will have a significant impact and cost on small businesses. Bill 148 is a contentious Act making sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act.

Speaker(s): 

Sara Maenhaut, Principal Consultant, North Star HR Solutions

Date:

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Time:

6:00 p.m.: Registration & Networking

6:30 p.m.: Dinner

7:30 p.m.: Sara Maenhaut, Principal Consultant, North Star HR Solutions

8:30 p.m.: Event close.

Location:

The Stone Tree - Golf, Fitness and Banquets

318087 Hwy 6 & 10 Owen Sound N4K 5N6

Cost

$45 - HRAI Grey Bruce Chapter Members

$55 - Non-Members

Registration Details: 

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/hrai-gb-chapter-significant-changes-to-the-employment-standards-act-bill-148-tickets-42574790344

Brant Haldimand Norfolk Chapter

Title/Subject:

 GreenOn Rebate Program

 Description: 

Members and non-members welcome, bring a guest!

Speaker(s): 

Amy Eakins, IESO

Date:

Wednesday, Febraury 21st, 2018

Time:

Lunch & Meeting - 12:00 noon

Location:

Sherwood Restaurant, Brantford

Cost

$15.00 per person

Registration Details: 

For more information, call (519) 756-9116 or email Brant@hrai.ca

Greater Toronto Area Chapter

Title/Subject:

Save on Energy Contractor Session

Multi Unit Residential Contractors and

Why should I come work for you?

 Description: 

In such a tight candidate market are employers really in the driver's seat? 
Companies need to have a specific plan to attract candidates, both pre and post-employment.

Speaker(s): 

Rohit Sardana, Toronto Hydro & Mark Venters, Venters Recruits

Date:

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Time:

Registration: 5:30 pm

Dinner Served at 6:15 pm

Presentation: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location:

Fontana Primavera

77 Woodstream Blvd. Vaughan 

PH: (905) 265-8100

Cost

In order to qualify for Advance Ticket Pricing you MUST be registered by
5:00 pm Friday, February 23rd, 2018
$40 in advance (Member of HRAI[Credit card info required, non-refundable]
$45 in advance (Non-Member of HRAI) [Credit card info required, non-refundable]
 

After Advance Registration Closes
Everyone 
$60 [Cash, debit or credit card]

Please note:

There are no refunds on the Advance Seating price; however, you may transfer your reservation to another person by notifying Kim Starkpreferably by email (to change the name badge) or at-the-door.  

At The Door Cost to $60.00.

K.Stark@IndustrialAdmin.ca

 

Registration Details: 

Please print Registration form attached and simply email your contact details to
K.Stark@IndustrialAdmin.ca

(Kim will contact you for your payment details)

For your own safety, please do not email your credit card details
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January 2018

Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk

Title/Subject:

HVAC for Newer Low Load Homes

Description: 

N/A

Speaker(s): 

Dara Bowser - Bowser Technical

Date:

Wednesday January 17th, 2018

Time:

Social: 6:30 p.m.

Dinner: 7:00 p.m.

Meeting: 8:00 p.m. 

Location:

Erie Beach Hotel, Port Dover

Cost

$35/ per person

Registration Details: 

For more info call: (519) 756-9116, Fax: (519) 756-9227 Email: Brant@HRAI.ca

Greater Toronto Area Chapter

Title/Subject:

Significant Changes to the Employment Standards Act - Are You Ready?

Description: 

The media has been afire over the new law, Bill 148; Fair Workplaces, Better

Jobs. This contentious Bill brings sweeping changes to the

Employment Standards Act (ESA).

Most of the media focus has been on increases to minimum wage; however,

there are other changes that will have a significant impact and cost on small

businesses.

In this session, Sara Maenhaut, Principal Consultant at North Star HR

Solutions will risk being the unpopular person in the room as she describes

the changes to the ESA that will affect non-unionized Manufacturers,

Wholesalers, and Contractors the most: 


Common Employers

Independent Contractors

Employee Schedules

On-Call Pay

Overtime

Public Holiday Pay

Vacation Time

And much, much more     

This is an informative session for owners, managers, and payroll processors.
 
Participants will leave with the knowledge and the tools necessary to comply

with the new ESA.

Speaker(s): 

Sara Maenhaut

North Star HR

Date:

Wednesday January 17th, 2018

Time:

Registration: 5:30 pm

Dinner Served at 6:15 pm

Presentation: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location:

Fontana Primavera

77 Woodstream Blvd, Vaughan, ON

Cost

In order to qualify for Advance Ticket Pricing you MUST be registered by 5:00 pm Friday, January 26th, 2018

$40 in advance (Member of HRAI)

[Credit card info required, non-refundable]

$45 in advance (Non-Member of HRAI)

[Credit card info required, non-refundable]

After Advance Registration Closes Everyone 

$60

[Cash, debit or credit card]

Registration Details: 

Pre-Registration is mandatory for this presentation and requires the following:

HRAI Event notice to be completed and returned no later than Monday February 5th
Section 1 of the HiMark Codebook Update Participation Form (sent along with event notice registration – maximum 5 participants per Member Company on 1st-come-1st-served basis – Waitlist if room available).
All participants must have an Ontario TSSA issued Gas Technician Certificate
All participants must bring their copy of the B149.1-15 code with the new amendments, acts and regs.  The B149.2-15 is also covered in the presentation and participants are encouraged to bring that book if they have it. 

Photo ID

/uploads/userfiles/files/January_30th_2018_HRAI_GTA_CHAPTER_MEETING_REGISTRATION_FORM (1).pdf