Entries by Jeff Stevens

Provincial Actions Regarding COVID-19

Over the past week, provinces across the country have begun rolling out plans to open their respective jurisdictions in phases. New Brunswick, PEI, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan are among the provinces that have been less affected by the pandemic and are taking immediate steps to gradually open their economies. Other provinces that have been more severely […]

MP Dane Lloyd addresses importance of Made-in-Canada plastics in House of Commons

Dane Lloyd (MP for Sturgeon River – Parkland, AB) addressed the House of Commons recently, speaking about the importance of single-use, Made-in-Canada Plastics. In his address, Lloyd highlighted how Canada relies on plastics—which are key components in medical equipment—to help ensure the health of Canadians and how single-use plastics (gloves, masks, bags, etc.) protect Canadians […]

Coming Soon – TRANSCAER® developing VR experience for first responders

Development is well underway on a new virtual reality (VR) experience of the CCPX 911 safety training tank car.  This VR experience is designed to provide first responders familiarization and awareness with railway equipment, emergency response and safety procedures, and the transportation of dangerous goods. Developed in partnership with CIAC members and partners, the Railway […]

BASF Canada and CIAC Welcome Premier Doug Ford to Etobicoke Facility

On November 12, 2019, BASF Canada and the CIAC welcomed the Hon. Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario, to their Etobicoke North polyurethane production facility. The BASF Canada team demonstrated to Premier Ford their advanced polyurethane production processes and the variety of end-product applications that range from building pipe insulation to adhesives, office furniture, automotive products […]

National Silicate sand CIAC host MPP Christine Hogarth on site tour

On May 24, Christine Hogarth, MPP for Etobicoke-Lakeshore and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing took a tour of National Silicates’ Etobicoke production facility along with CIAC’s Director, Government and Stakeholder Relations – Ontario, Don Fusco. The meeting provided the opportunity to demonstrate the important role chemistry plays in the local […]

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