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New protective equipment standard unveiled for emergency responders

New protective equipment standard unveiled for emergency responders

January 31, 2011

To help protect Canadians, it is essential that first responders right across Canada have access to the right protective equipment in the event of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) incident. Recently during a re-enactment event of a hazardous situation, CSA Standards (CSA) and the federal government announced Canada’s first national standard for protective equipment for...

[Construction Equipment, Light Equipment]

Versatile mini hydraulic excavators

Caterpillar’s new D Series mini hydraulic excavators are powerful, versatile, compact-radius machines. Models 303.5D CR and 304D CR are zero-tail-swing machines that keep...

[Recycling Equipment, Solid Waste Recycling]

Containers for range of uses

Witt containers can be used in existing streetscapes or for new projects. Manufactured of durable steel with vandal-resistant features, these containers complement existing site...

[GIS Mapping, GIS software]

Major update of management software

VUEWorks 2010 is a major upgrade of the company’s map-centric, web-enabled, GIS-integrated work order and asset management software. VUEWorks helps local government and...

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Editor's Comments

Spending locally can be a tough job

February 21, 2010

In recent weeks, we’ve heard a lot about the United States’ decisions on its controversial “Buy American” policy that is attached to the billions of dollars issued to help stimulate the economy south of the 49th. In the legislation that created that bill, U.S. lawmakers added language that required firms receiving stimulus funds to spend that money at home, with American suppliers and contractors.


As two nations that are joined at the hip in terms of...