Art Eggleton to speak at CSC Toronto No Frills Trade Show luncheon

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Sen. Art Eggleton will be the keynote speaker at the annual CSC Toronto Chapter’s No Frills Trade Show on Thursday, March 3.

Eggleton, a former mayor of Toronto and currently the senate’s deputy chair of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, also serves on the Senate Committee on National Finance. He will give a talk about the “international competitiveness of our city regions.”

After his presentation, the free trade show, in its 38th year, begins at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building’s Constitution Hall.

The show runs from 1:15 to 6 p.m., and provides an opportunity for visitors to:

  • Connect face-to-face with suppliers and manufacturers;
  • Ask technical questions and come away with potential project solutions;
  • Obtain product information;
  • Network with industry professionals; and
    Attend educational seminars and hands-on demonstration sessions.

Demonstrations include a program by EMSEAL Corp. and DRE Industries about below-grade and seismic expansion joint installation, construction of a modern gypsum firewall by CertainTeed Gypsum Canada and Sika Canada Inc.’s AcouBond System for wood floors. Lectures include Stephen Street, technical director for WoodWorks/The Canadian Wood Council discussing six-storey wood framed buildings, and Michael de Lint, senior policy advisor, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, who will discuss changes to the Ontario Building Code permitting mid-rise wood framed buildings.

There also will be a 45-minute career workshop about specifications writing and contract administration from 2:00pm to 3:00 pm.

For more information, including the purchase of luncheon tickets, contact chapter Administrator Micah M. Rodrigues at (844) 427-2867 or email admin@csctoronto.ca.

The GTA Construction Report and Ontario Construction Report will have a display at the show.

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