Entries by Julie Fortier

CIAC Board of Directors welcome Ontario officials

In Toronto on February 21, as part of CIAC’s first board meeting for 2019 and the first board meeting held in Toronto in more than 10 years, members welcomed a keynote address by the Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, Todd Smith. Minister Smith spoke of the steps he and his government […]

Calling all chemistry heroes: Nominations open for Canada’s Safest Employers’ Chemistry Safety award

With all the serious hazards found in chemical manufacturing, transportation, distribution and warehousing, it takes superpowers to make sure citizens far and wide stay safe on the job and in the community. If your organization goes above and beyond for health and safety, heed the call for the Canada’s Safest Employers’ Chemistry Safety award. Nominations […]

Regulation in serious need of modernization, CIAC tells INDU

Canada’s regulatory system often results in inefficiency, delays, administrative burdens and unnecessary costs to both government and business, CIAC President and CEO, Bob Masterson, told the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU) February 7. The comments were provided as part of a study on regulatory modernization in response to the Federal Fall Economic […]

Tackling climate change needs chemistry, CIAC tells Sixth Estate panel

The chemistry sector is uniquely qualified to help tackle the global issue of climate change, Bob Masterson President and CEO of CIAC, told a panel discussion on climate change In Ottawa January 31. The Climate Change and the Environment panel, organized by the Sixth Estate News online broadcaster, also included leader of the Green Party, […]