HRAI Strengthens Industry Voice with Women In HVACR Canada MOU

HRAI is pleased to announce that in August 2021, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between HRAI, and the newly formed, Women In HVACR Canada.

The purpose of the MOU is to promote and facilitate mutual cooperation and assistance between HRAI and Women In HVACR Canada, while providing comprehensive services to their respective members. 

‘HRAI is looking forward to working cooperatively with Women In HVACR Canada, representing our respective members on government, regulatory, and policy interests that help to foster the inclusion and advancement of women in our sector.’, said Sandy MacLeod, President & CEO, HRAI.

‘Women in HVACR Canada are thrilled to collaborate with HRAI on these important issues!  Our members represent every aspect of the industry from students to business owners, both on and off the tools.  We are eager to lend our voice to ensure there are enough qualified and talented people to meet the future demands of the industry and the HVACR needs of Canadian businesses and homeowners alike.”,  joint statement from Women In HVACR Canada Co-Founders, Nathalie Brooks, Brooks Heating & Air & Shelley Vallée-Ewing, Vista Services.

To stay current with news in the HVACR industry, we encourage members and stakeholders in both associations to sign up for newsletters and follow us on our respective social channels.    

For more formation:

Chelsea Goberdhan
Government &Stakeholder Relations Specialist – Ontario
1-800-267-2231 ext. 236

Women In HVACR Canada rep contact info


Founded in 1968, the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) is a non-profit national trade association that represents more than 1,150 member companies in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry.  Our members include manufacturers, wholesalers and contractors who employ more than 50,000 people in Canada, and represent an industry that delivers more than $12B annually to the Canadian economy.

Women In HVACR Canada

Women In HVACR mission is to provide a forum to promote the inclusion and advancement of women in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) industry in Canada. We will achieve our objectives through networking, education, mentoring and professional development activities specifically dedicated to supporting women in building long-term productive careers in a thriving, essential services industry.

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