Auction Notice

Auction Notice

After more than fifty years in business, Oakville Glass and Mirror will be winding down business effective January 10, 2019.
After the last day of business, the company will be holding an auction on January 19, 2019, to liquidate all company assets. For more details on the auction, please click here.

Show me the (Government) Money

by Frank Fulton Originally published in Glass Canada Magazine, December 2018 Issue The money is out there for the taking and anybody can go after it. If you and your company pay taxes in Canada and read the newspapers, you must often feel that every special interest group in the country and those who know […]

OGMA Newsletter – December 2018

FALL SEMINAR: The November seminar on demystifying the bonding process and Certificate of Recognition was hugely informative. The OGMA would like to extend our sincere appreciation to our presenters from bonding specialists, Petrela, Winter, and Associates, and COR trainers, 4S Consulting. Attendees picked up some critical information on bid bonding and how to comply with […]

Reminder: Save the Dates for Windoor 2018

The Ontario Glass & Metal Association invites you to attend Fenestration Canada’s Windoor event, December 3-5, 2018, in Quebec City. The event showcases the best of the window and door industry, attracting manufacturers, retailers, suppliers, and other industry professionals from all over the world. Windoor gives you an opportunity to network, learn, and conduct business. […]

New USMCA Agreement Reached

After over a year of guarded NAFTA negotiations, an agreement was reached between Canada, the USA, and Mexico in the late hours of September 30, 2018. We thought you may find the Bank of Montreal’s initial assessment of the deal of interest. Read NAFTA 2.0: How Do You Spell Relief? USMCA, by Douglas Porter, CFA, […]

OGMA Newsletter – October 2018

We will be notifying members of the details of our fall seminar to be held in mid-November in the next while. Topics planned for this event include the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program as well as the new bonding provisions contained in the Ontario Construction Act.

Xinyi Canada: And There They Were – Gone

by Frank Fulton Originally published in Glass Canada Magazine, October 2018 Issue The Guelph-Eramosa Township councilors were clearly content to remain small fish in a small pond. It was not that long ago, November 2017, that our then-Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, called a press conference in China to announce business agreements exceeding $1 billion […]

OGMA Newsletter – August 2018

TONY MENECOLA: The Ontario Glass and Metal Association presented its Lifetime Achievement award to Tony Menecola, president of Applewood Glass and Mirror, at its spring golf tournament on May 31 in Milton, Ont. Menecola is president of the Architectural Glass and Metal Contractors Association and the award was presented by that organization’s executive director, and […]

Fair Workplace Legislation Disaster

by Frank Fulton Originally published in Glass Canada Magazine, August 2018 Issue The former Liberal government and unionized labour had a torrid love affair. For those of you fortunate enough to live outside of Ontario, you may have heard that we’ve recently had a change of provincial government. Voters were so enamoured with the job […]

Summer 2018 Safety Updates

The OGMA works closely with Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS). They have recently released a series of bulletins that should be of interest to everyone who runs a small business. Please take a few minutes to review and ensure you have these processes and precautions in place. 3 safety tips for small businesses Summer […]