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2017

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Event: Seminar
Topic: "Reinforcing steel, a panel discussion on the pros and cons, cost impact and availability of alternatives"
Location: Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel, 801 Dixon Road
Details:
The panel will include an engineer, a rebar supplier, a contractor and a concrete manufacturer and will discuss at alternatives such as:
  • More concrete coverage on reinforced slabs;
  • Additives - corrosion inhibitors;
  • Stainless steel reinforcing;
  • Galvanized reinforcing; and,
  • GFRP/RFP (fiberglass rebar).

Date: Friday, February 17, 2017, Lifts open at 9:00am
Event: Annual Ski Day
Location: The Georgian Peaks Club, 104 Wensley Drive, Thornbury (From GTA: Hwy 26 West, left turn onto Peaks Rd, left onto Wensley).

Date: April 5, 2017
Event: Seminar
Topic: "A Guide to Developments in Contractual Risk facing Restoration Contractors." 
Time: Reception - 6pm; Dinner and Seminar - 7pm
Location: Westin Toronto Airport Hotel, 950 Dixon Road Toronto, ON M9W 5N4

Date: May 24, 2017
Event: Seminar - Presentation by the Ministry of Labour on the Suspended Access Equipment Regulations, and by the IHSA on Suspended Access Training.
Time: Cash-bar reception - 6pm, Dinner and Seminar - 7pm
Location: Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel, 801 Dixon Road, Toronto

 

2016

Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Event: January Seminar
Location: Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre
Seminar Description: Manufacturer Showcase

Date: Friday, February 26, 2016
Event: B&CRAO Annual Ski Day
Location: Georgian Peaks Club
Cost: $120 per/person
Details: For details and registration click here

Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Event: Seminar - Innovate to Succeed, presented by Paul Smith, President of The Flywheel Effect.
Location: Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre
Details:
Cash-bar reception - 6:00pm
Dinner and Seminar - 7:00pm
For details and registration click here

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Event: Seminar - “Managing Health and Safety Risk for Construction Companies – What Owners and Supervisors Can and Should Do, presented by Lisa Bolton from the employment and labour law firm Sherrad Kuzz LLP.
Location: Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel, 801 Dixon Road Toronto, ON M9W 1J5
Description: Managing and supervising a construction worksite is more than meeting deadlines and ensuring work quality. As the recent jail sentence of a building restoration supervisor convicted of criminal negligence causing death demonstrates, it is also about ensuring precautions are taken to keep workers safe on the job. Join us to learn how to help minimize risk of liability for construction companies, their owners and supervisors.

To Register click HERE.


Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Event: Manufacturer Showcase
Location: Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel, 801 Dixon Road Toronto, ON M9W 1J5
Details: Click HERE to register.

Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Event: Member Appreciation Event
Location: Rogers Centre
Details: Click HERE to register

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Event: 19th Annual Golf Tournament
Location: Glen Abbey Golf Club
Details: For details and to register click HERE

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Event: October Seminar, "Stick Handling Construction Delay Claims", a presentation by Gerald R. (Jerry) Genge from Arbitech Inc.
Location: Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre
Details: This seminar will provide a high level review of some of the lesser known aspects of the CCDC contract with respect to:
  • Dispute Resolution; 
  • Statutory Holdback Money; and, 
  • Delay Claims.

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Event: Annual General Meeting
Location: Woodbine Racetrack
Details:
For more information, please contact info@bcrao.com

 

2015

Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
         Cash-bar Reception - 6:00pm
         Dinner and Seminar - 7:00pm
Event: Seminar - “Shotcrete for the Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures”
Location: Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel, 801 Dixon Road
Details: Shotcrete is often the best alternative when repair and restoration are being contemplated and can be the ideal application method for both reinforced and non-reinforced construction. This presentation will explore all aspects of both the dry and wet process shotcrete applications. To register, please contact B&CRAO

Date: February 2-6, 2015
Event: World of Concrete 2015
Location: Las Vegas Convention Center
Details: www.worldofconcrete.com

Date: February 13, 2015
Event: B&CRAO Ski Day
Location: Georgian Peaks Club
Details: $115 per person Includes lift tickets, lunch and apres deserts/snacks/coffee. To register contact B&CRAO.

Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Event: Seminar - "CFRP Applications - Case Studies and Presentations”
Location: Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel, 801 Dixon Road
Details: In this seminar we will review the topic of CFRP applications through two case studies and two informative presentations.

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Event: "Curtain Wall System Design Changes over the Years – CASE STUDY - Willis Tower, Chicago", presented by Duncan Rowe, P.Eng. , and Ricardo Aldrey, B.A.Sc. from Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.
Location: Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel, 801 Dixon Road
Details: The building’s exterior curtain wall system was designed and constructed in the early 1970s. This presentation will compare the Willis Tower curtain wall system with modern curtain walls. After the design differences are described, the presentation will discuss how these differences affect performance parameters including durability, air leakage, vapour control, moisture control and thermal performance. The speakers will be Duncan Rowe, P.Eng., and Ricardo Aldrey, B.A.Sc.

Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Cash-bar Reception - 6:00pm
Dinner and Seminar - 7:00pm
Event: Seminar - Critical Safety Seminar on Suspended Access Equipment
Location: Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel, 801 Dixon Road
Details: A very important information session with respect to the government’s proposed changes to regulations dealing with Suspended Access Equipment. This session will take place in a panel format. Panel Members will include:

• Mark Lecce, CanMar Contracting
• Keith Bowie, Bowie Contracting
• Enzo Garritano, Infrastructure Safety Association
• James Wilkinson, Winkinson Technical Services Inc.
• Ian Haig, EnScaf Corp.

To register, please contact B&CRAO


Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Event: Member Appreciation Event
Location: Rogers Centre
Details: Join us for this members-only event - to watch the Toronto Blue Jays play the Minnesota Twins. To register, please contact B&CRAO.

Date: September 16, 2015
Event: 18th Annual Golf Tournament
Location: Glen Abbey Golf Club
Details: Tournament is sold out

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Event: 30th Anniversary and Annual General Meeting
Details: For complete details, please click HERE

Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Event: Seminar: "Repairing a slab on grade, how difficult can it be?", a presentation by David Cousins, President of Davroc Consulting Engineers.
Seminar Description: David Cousins, P.Eng., President of Davroc Consulting Engineers will highlight the logistical and technical challenges Contractors and Engineers face when repairing a slab on grade in a distribution facility which operates 365 days a year 24/7, is temperature controlled and under the control of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

 

2014

Date: February 12, 2014
Event: B&CRAO Seminar
Location: Westin Bristol Place
Details: Seminar Topic - "Health and Safety & Your Future Cost of Risk Management" a panel discussion.


Date: April 29-30, 2014
Event: Partners in Prevention 2014, Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show
Location: International Centre, Mississauga
Details: For more information visit: http://www.healthandsafetyontario.ca/2012confohs4.aspx


Date: September 3, 2014
Event: B&CRAO 17th Annual Golf Tournament
Location: Glen Abbey Golf Club
Details: 11:00 am registration and lunch; 12:30pm shotgun start

Date: October 22, 2014
Event: Upcoming Seminar
Location: Westin Bristol Place
Details: Seminar Topic: "Leadership Development," a presentation by Paul Smith, President of The Flywheel Effect.

Contact B&CRAO to register.


Date: November 19, 2014
Event: Annual General Meeting
Location: Woodbine Racetrack
Details: email info@bcrao.com for details

 

2013

Date: January 25, 2013
Event: B&CRAO Annual Ski Day
Location: Georgian Ski Club (www.georgianpeaks.com)
Details: Contact info@bcrao.com for more information or to register

Date: February 27, 2013
Event: B&CRAO Seminar
Location: Westin Bristol Place Hotel
Details: Seminar Topic: Implications of Green Roof Construction on an Existing Post-Tesnioned Building

Date: April 10, 2013
Event: B&CRAO Seminar
Location: Westin Bristol Place Hotel
Details: Habitat for Humanity Toronto

Date: April 30 - May 1, 2013
Event: Partners in Prevention 2013 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show
Location: International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
Details: Partners in Prevention 2013 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show is Canada’s largest health and safety event and the flagship of the Partners in Prevention Conference Series.

Event Website: http://www.healthandsafetyontario.ca/PartnersInPrevention2013/Home.aspx


Date: May 5, 2013
Event: Steps for Life - Helping families of workplace tragedy
Details: You can support families of workplace tragedy by donating to Threads of Life or, participating in the walk, sponsoring a walker, committing as an event sponsor, or volunteering.

Event Website: http://threadsoflife.ca/steps-for-life-walk/#.UXAV0yRzbBR


Date: May 9, 2013
Event: 2nd Annual HRSDC Labour Program's Open House in partnership with IHSA and WSPS
Location: Centre for Health and Safety Innovation, 5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga, ON
Details: Experts from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA), and Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS) will facilitate sessions on various topics.

Download the Flyer: http://www.ihsa.ca/pdfs/news/hrsdc-labour-program-open-house.pdf


Date: May 29, 2013
Event: B&CRAO Seminar
Location: Westin Bristol Place
Details: Please join us to hear Mr. Jerry Genge, Principal at GRG Building Consultants speak about the topic of recent Balcony Glass Breakage, what their investigations have discovered and what it means to our members.

Date: August 28, 2013, 7:00pm
Event: B&CRAO Member Appreciation Event
Location: Rogers Centre
Details: Toronto Blue Jays vs the New York Yankees
Cost: Free for one ticket per member, additional tickets $125.00

Date: October 9, 2013, 6:00pm
Event: October Seminar
Location: Westin Bristol Place Hotel
Details: "The Core of Health & Safety Culture", the Internal Responsibility System (IRS), presented by Louis Terpstra from the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association.

 

2012

Date: Tuesday February 14, 2012
Event: Centre for Construction and Engineering Technologies at George Brown College invites you to participate in their annual Career Fair
Location: Casa Loma Campus
Details: For more information please contact Mr. Carlo Siochi at 416-415-5000 x6353 or visit
http://www.georgebrown.ca/techcareerfair

Date: Friday, February 17th
Event: B&CRAO Annual Ski Day
Location: Alpine Ski Club
Details: Please click HERE to download the invitation.

Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Event: B&CRAO Seminar
Location: Westin Bristol Place Hotel
Details: Cash Bar Reception 6pm; Dinner and Seminar 7pm
Seminar Topic: Corrosion Mitigation, a presentation by Brian Stratman, Engineering Product Specialist at BASF.

Date: Thursday June 7, 2012
Event: SWA Generic Hands-On Product Training Expo
Location: 115 Industrial Pkw N, Aurora
Details: Contact the SWA at 416-499-4000, Ext 114

Date: Tuesday June 26, 2012
Event: B&CRAO Seminar
Location: Westin Bristol Place Hotel
Details: Cash Bar 6pm; Dinner and Seminar 7pm
Topic: A Look at our Industry Through the Eyes of an Owner, an evening with Don Stoyanovich, Vice President of Property Standards and Construction at Realstar

Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Event: Members Appreciation Event
Location: Rogers Centre
Details: Join us for a wonderful night watching the Toronto Blue Jays play the Chicago White Sox. Game starts at 7pm. Contact B&CRAO to register.

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Event: B&CRAO Annual Golf Tournament
Location: Carrying Place Golf and Country Club
Details: SOLD OUT!

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Event: B&CRAO Seminar
Location: Westin Bristol Place Hotel
Details: Cash Bar Reception 6pm; Dinner and Seminar 7pm
Seminar Topic: "The Winner's Curse"

Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Event: B&CRAO Annual General Meeting
Location: Westin Bristol Place Hotel
Details: Join us for the amazing comedy of Rob Pue, one of Canada's leading comedians. To register contact us at info@bcrao.com


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