Protecting seasonal workers during COVID-19

By Kristina Vassilieva, HR Writer, Peninsula Canada It is unclear how long the COVID-19 pandemic will last, and with the potential for more waves of the virus in the future, seasonal industries may also be affected. Employers have a legal duty to protect the health and safety of their workers, and this includes protecting them … Read more

Ontario Expands Online Tool to Keep Drivers Safe During Winter

The Ontario government is expanding the 511 app to include new winter driving features that will provide drivers and the trucking industry with additional information to support safer route planning when travelling on provincial highways. “Driving during the winter months can be a challenge in every part of the province, and our government remains committed … Read more

Calhoun Super Structure Announces the Launch of Two New Product Lines – Side Entry Building Profiles and Gable Building Profiles

Calhoun Super Structure today announced the launch of two new product lines – its Side Entry (SE) line of building profiles and its Gable (GB) line of building profiles – to be made available globally. The new Side Entry line consists of five profiles ranging in size from 20’ wide to 30’ wide and with … Read more

Unique support for the winter maintenance community

Smart About Salt Council (SASC), a collaborative not-for-profit serving throughout Canada and the USA The Smart About Salt Council (SASC) is a unique organization. A not-for-profit which was incubated through a government-industry partnership, SASC is dedicated to supporting all stakeholders involved in winter maintenance to adopt best management practices (BMP’s) in a win-win model that supports … Read more

Hardscape-friendly de-icers for asphalt, brick, and concrete

In order to prevent anyone from being injured by slipping and falling on your sidewalks, some form of de-icer and/or ice melt is essential. There are many types available. Some are completely natural and found in your home; others are commercial products readily available online and at hardware stores and other retailers. However, many products, … Read more