2018 Chapter Meetings

October 2018

GTA Chapter

Title/Subject:

An Evening at Queen's Park

Description:

We are planning a special event in place of our regular October meeting. 

We anticipate this to be a very highly attended event.

Unnamed invited guests include MPPs, Ministers and provincial staff.

Snacks & Refreshments provided.

Speaker:

N/A

Date:

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Agenda/Time:

5:30 - 8:30 pm

Location: 

The InterContinental Yorkville

Queen's Park Reception - The Willard Room

220 Bloor St. W Toronto

Cost:

No fee

Registration Details:

RSVP hilary@impactcanada.com or by phone 647-317-9057

All attendees must pre-register and be in receipt of a registration confirmation email

Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Title/Subject:

Up to date rebates and programs being offered in our industry

Description:

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

Speaker:

Chris Nyyssonen from Energuy and Dennis Neville from Enbridge

Date:

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Agenda/Time:

Social: 5:30 pm

Dinner: 6:00 pm

Presentation: 7:00 pm

Location: 

The Innsville

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:

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Brant Haldimand Norfolk Chapter

Title/Subject:

BHN Chapter Meeting

Description:

Submit the question you want answered...
and have them asked ANONYMOUSLY!
Email your question(s) to Ashley ashley@bowsertech.com
Ashley will submit ONLY the question(s) after removing all identifying details.

Members and non-members welcome, bring a guest!

Speaker:

Dave Ellis of TSSA

Date:

Wednesday October 17th, 2018

Agenda/Time:

Time: Social - 6:30 pm

Dinner - 7:00 pm

Meeting - 7:45 pm

Location: 

Erie Beach Hotel, Port Dover

Cost:

$35.00 per person

National Capital Region Chapter

Title/Subject:

Bill 148 – The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act
NEW ON-CALL RULES as at January 1, 2019

Description:

Some of the changes include:
Employers will be required to pay wages to the employees for three hours of
work if the employee:

  • Regularly works more than three hours a day, shows up for work andworks less than three hours or not at all (ie: the shift is cut short)
  • The shift is cancelled within 48 hours of their scheduled start time, with certain exceptions
  • Is scheduled to be on-call but, despite being able to work, is either notcalled in to work or works less than three hours. This will be required for each 24-hour period the employee is on call

EXCEPTIONS
Employers will not be required to pay for a cancelled shift if they are unable to
provide work because of

  • Fire, lightning, power failure, storms or similar causes beyond their control, or
  • The employee’s work is weather-dependent, and the employer is unable to provide work for weather-related reasons

Employers will not be required to pay wages for three hours for a shift that
lasts fewer than three hours if they were unable to provide work because of
fire, lightning, power failure, storms or similar causes beyond their control.
Employees cannot refuse a shift if the reason that they employer is asking
them to work or be on call is to

  • Deal with an emergency
  • Remedy or reduce a threat to public safety
  • Ensure the continued delivery of essential public services, regardless of who delivers those services

Employers will not be required to pay wages for three hours for an on-call shift
if the employee is on call to ensure the continued delivery of essential public
services, regardless of who delivers those services and the employee was not
required to work.
Learn how the proposed changes will affect how you do business.

Speaker:

Colleen Hoey, MANN Lawyers

Date:

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Agenda/Time:

6:00pm - Registration & Buffet Dinner
6:45pm - Chapter Governance
7:00pm - Guest Presentation

Location: 

Best Western Plus - 1876 Robertson Rd. Ottawa

Cost:

HRAI Member - $25
Non-Member - $35

Registration Details:

RSVP
Registration deadline: Monday, October 8, 2018
Alexandra Parliament
info@mavencommunications.ca
Tel: 613.539.9071

Calgary Chapter

Title/Subject:

New Refrigerants R290

Description:

Dave Johnson will do a presentation of New Refrigerants - R290 and Scott Papp of HRAI will provide an update on HRAI's latest programs as well as an update on the Calgary Chapter with Iver Bonyai, Chapter President. HRAI Calgary Chapter Member and non-members are welcome

Speaker:

Dave Johnson, True Refrigeration - BJE Hospitality Solutions- Sales Alberta

Date:

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Agenda/Time:

11:30 - 2:00 pm

Location: 

Winston Golf Club 2502 - 6th St. NE, Calgary

Cost:

$20.00 - Members   $40.00 - Non members 

Registration Details:

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Loyalist Chapter

Title/Subject:

Annual General Meeting and special presentation by Electrical Safety Authority

Description:

Please come and join the Loyalist Chapter for the

Annual General Meeting - Appointment of new Loyalist Chapter Board of Directors and learn about Electrical Safety Authority (Updates, Scope, Requirements and Clarifications)

Speaker:

Keith Bartlett, Technical Advisor and

Shawn Martel, Senior Inspector from ESA

Date:

Tuesday, Oct.23, 2018

Agenda/Time:

Lunch & Meeting

12:00 noon

Location: 

Courtyard by Marriott

Kingston, Hwy 401 Division st.

103 Dalton Ave. Kingston, ON

Cost:

$20.00 each Chapter members

$40.00: Non-chapter members 

Registration Details:

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September 2018

Brant Haldimand Norfolk Chapter

Title/Subject:

iFlow Air Handlers & Zone Controls

Description:

Members and non-members welcome, bring a guest!

www.iflowhvac.com 

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

Speaker:

Ramzi Handal

Date:

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Agenda/Time:

Lunch & Meeting - 12:00 noon

Location: 

Sherwood Restaurant, Brantford

Cost:

$15.00 per person

Registration Details:

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

Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Title/Subject:

2018 Golf Tournament

Description:

It is again time for the Golden Horseshoe HRAI Annual Golf Tournament.

The Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday September 13th at Cardinal Lakes Golf Club located at 105 South Pelham Road in Welland.  Your $150.00 registration fee will include golf, cart, prime rib dinner and a prize.  It will be a shot gun tee time starting at 12:30 pm (registration opens at 11:30 am).  Our format is Best Ball type tournament – you don’t need to be a pro golfer to enjoy this tournament.  Of course, those of you who excel in the sport can test your skill on the “furthest drive” and “closest to the pin” contests.  This year we are also offing a dinner only option at $50.00 per person if you wish to join us after the tournament.

Whether you bring your own foursome, or join a group at the tournament, don’t miss out on this extremely fun event 

Date:

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Agenda/Time:

Shot gun start 12:30 pm (registration at 11:30 am)

Dinner 5:00 pm

Location: 

Cardinal Lakes Golf Club

105 South Pelham Road, Welland

Cost:

$150.00 each, includes golf, cart, dinner & doorprize

Registration Details:

Registation due for September 7th, 2018. Please fax your registrations to 905-643-6744 or email to  megan@arvinair.com

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GTA Chapter

Title/Subject:

HRAI GTA Chapter Annual Golf Tournament - TOURNAMENT CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN

Description: 

Regarding rain checks and refunds.

Hole Sponsorships:

a) Hold the sponsorship for next year's tournament.

b) Full refund.

Golfers:

a) Have an 18 hole rain check.

b) Full refund.

*All golfers will be refunded for dinner.

*All putting contest registrants will will receive the $20 refunded.

Any questions, please email me directly at:

k.stark@industrialadmin.ca

Date:

Monday, September 10, 2018

Agenda/Time:

BBQ Lunch (Complimentary for Golfers) 10:45-11:45 am

Golf (Scramble Format) 12:00 pm Shotgun

Dinner 6:00 pm

Location: 

Cherry Downs Golf & Country Club

2110 Concession #7, Claremont, ON (North of 407, right off Brock Road in Pickering) 

Cost:

$165.00 per Player includes golf, cart & dinner (Dinner only $60.00)

Upgrade for only $20 to include

Registration Details:

Early Bird Registration Deadline - August 3rd, 2018

For Clublinks Foursome

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July 2018

Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Title/Subject:

Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Ottawa Redblacks

Description:

The HRAI Golden Horseshoe Chapter invites you to our annual social event. The ticket cost for this event is $55 per person (Regular price approximately $91.00 per person) for seating in Section 113. This is a family friendly event so the more the merrier! Plus, HRAI Golden Horseshoe Chapter will reimburse each member Company $25.00. Take advantage of the great savings.

 

Date:

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Agenda/Time:

Arrival: 3:00 pm (Our group will meet at the Coors Banquet Bar for a pre-game social 1 hour prior to kick off)

Kick off: 4:00 pm

Location: 

Tim Hortons Field

64 Melrose Ave. N, Hamilton

Cost:

The cost for this event is $55 per person (Regular pricing for Section 113 is approximately $91 per person).  Plus, HRAI Golden Horseshoe Chapter will reimburse each Member company $25.00 off their registration. 

Note: food and beverages are not included in the ticket price

Payment can be made by cash, cheque or credit card.  (Cheques can be made payable to Golden Horseshoe HRAI.) If you would like to pay by credit card, please contact Megan Campigotto at 905-643-6646

Registration Details:

Please fax participant confirmation to 905-643-6744 - Attention: Megan or via return email to megan@arvinair.com prior to Friday July 20th. Then forward payment to Megan Campigotto c/o Arvin Air Systems

Please RSVP before July 20th as the number of reservations must be confirmed.

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June 2018

London Chapter

Title/Subject:

Bill 59, Putting Consumers First Act: Providing Clarity to the HVACR Industry. "Door to Door Sales" How do the recent changes affect your sales procedures?

Description:

HRAI's Martin Luymes and Scott Papp will explain the ramifications of Bill 59 for the HVAC industry in Ontario.  In particular, focus will be given on how contractors sell their products moving forward.

 

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

Please pay at the door with cash or cheque.

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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