Entries by Devon Babin

2019 National TRANSCAER® Award Winners

While 2020 seems to rush by, we’re taking another moment to press pause and recognize the 2019 National TRANSCAER Award winners. We highlighted the first batch of winners in our last issue, now read along as we recognize another group of hardworking, dedicated individuals. Carrie Maxim-Distinguished Service Award CIAC congratulates Carrie Maxim, National TRANSCAER Committee […]

CIAC Welcomes Elena Mantagaris to Lead New Plastics Division

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Elena Mantagaris as the new vice president who will lead the association’s Plastics Division. “I’m delighted to be joining the CIAC. This is an exciting, important time for Canada’s plastics sector,” said Mantagaris. “I’m looking forward to joining an experienced team […]

Chemistry Industry Lauds Alberta’s Plan to Attract Investment, Create Petrochemical Powerhouse

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) is pleased to support the Government of Alberta’s recently announced Alberta Petrochemical Incentive Program that will attract a surge of global-scale, multi-billion dollar investments in the province’s petrochemical sector, while creating jobs and leading the economy forward. “Alberta is leading the way on economic recovery,” said Bob Masterson, […]

2019 TRANSCAER® Awards Profiles

As mentioned in the last issue, despite not being able to gather and celebrate in-person, it’s important that we recognize the winners of the 2019 TRANSCAER® Awards for their dedication, hard work and achievements last year.   Take a moment and learn a bit more about this first batch of award winners.  Amber Rushton—Regional Achievement  The TRANSCAER Regional […]

2019 National TRANSCAER® Awards

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused countless challenges for people, governments and organizations around the globe. The 2020 TRANCAER® Awards are no different; normally, we would be gathering together to recognize and honour individuals who have reach milestones and made positive impacts on the Transcaer community. These individuals deserve to be recognized. Today, we’re announcing the […]

NOVA Chemicals CEO Announces Retirement

The times, they are a changing for Canada’s Chemistry Industry. It was recently announced that Todd Karan, CEO of NOVA Chemicals, will be retiring this summer effective August 1. Karan has been CEO since 2015 and is highly regarded for his leadership skills and ability to grow the company is his time at the top. […]

Alberta Government Commits $1.1 billion to Petrochemicals

The Alberta Government recently confirmed its commitment of more than $1 billion for the province’s Petrochemical Diversification Program. Alberta is already home to Canada’s largest petrochemicals manufacturing industry, which also happens to be the largest manufacturing sector in Alberta. The funding will ensure this important program continues to attract investment, diversify the economy and create […]

Chemistry and Plastics Sectors Poised to Lead Canadian Economy

As provinces across the country continue to relax restrictions and reopen the economy the chemistry and plastics sectors in Canada are in a good position to help lead the country’s economic recovery. Both sectors have been resilient throughout the pandemic, adapting to conditions so they can produce essential products Canadians rely on each and every […]

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