CANADA BLOOMS 2017: CELEBRATING 150 YEARS OF CANADA
Canada’s largest annual flower festival, Canada Blooms, returned for its 21st year at the Enercare Centre on March 10-19, 2017. This year’s theme was the celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, featuring Ontario-grown plants and a stunning display of Canadian Shield™ roses that were developed in Canada and named as Canada Blooms’ 2017 Plant of the Year.
Concrete is one of the most durable building materials in the world. Certain guidelines must be followed in order to ensure proper handling, placing, finishing and curing of the freshly placed concrete.
HOW EARLY SNOWFALLS CHANGED THE ROAD SALT INDUSTRY THIS SEASON
Southern Ontario has seen more precipitation of snow earlier on in the season compared to last year. The fact that the snowfall this season has happened in more sporadic mild patches as opposed to the few major snowstorms we experienced last year has shifted the way snow removal companies in the road salt industry were able to do business this season.
HOW TO PROTECT YOUR SALT IN WARMER WEATHER
Our mission is to make sure that our roads are as safe as possible by providing the best quality products to our clients. Living in Canada means that staying on top of icy roads and parking lots making sure that they are safe for drivers and pedestrians is of the utmost importance. But now that the weather is starting to shift, we worry less and less about the roads and start to look forward to the summer.
2017 OSSGA CONFERENCE AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
On February 15-17, 2017, our Brock Aggregates team attended the 2017 OSSGA Conference and Annual General Meeting which took place at the Westin Ottawa Hotel in Ottawa. As the country commemorates the 150th anniversary of Confederation, OSSGA created an agenda with a great cast of Canadian industry presenters, keynote speakers, and entertainers.