Member Bulletins

  • Passing of Frederick Joseph (Fred) Fulton (5/24/2022) - It is with sadness that we bring the news of the passing of Fred Fulton Sr. Fred left us at the age of 90 on May 16, 2022. Frank was one of the pioneers in the glass business. He was a co-founder of Sealite Glass Ltd., with Joe Shapiro in the late 1950s, one of […]
  • Passing of David Pollard (3/6/2022) - It is with regret that we bring you the news of the passing of our long time friend, colleague, and fishing partner, David Pollard, formerly with Northland Glass in North Bay. David (April 15, 1953 – March 6, 2022) passed away suddenly at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on Sunday, March 6, 2022, from complications of […]
  • Contractor Survey re: Rapid Antigen Testing Program (2/1/2021) - Attention Contractors, Please follow the link below and fill out the contractor survey to ensure Ontario job-sites receive an appropriate portion of the Ontario government’s stock of rapid tests: Rapid Antigen Testing Program Survey The deadline to complete the survey is 5:00 p.m. today. The survey takes about 4 minutes to complete. Regards, Andrew Dolphin OGMA […]
  • “Challenge + Change” Construction Conference (2/1/2021) - Valued Members, You are invited to attend Petrela Winter, National Virtual Construction Conference – CHALLENGE + CHANGE, on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM. A limited number of FREE REGISTRATIONS have been set aside for OGMA members, don’t miss out on this unique opportunity! Petrela Winter is a highly specialized insurance brokerage focused exclusively […]
  • Get Support for Learner Funding (1/22/2021) - Thanks to a heads up sent to me from OGMA member Bonny Koabel with AKR Consulting Canada Inc., it is my pleasure to inform you of financial assistance that is available to all residents of Ontario with school age children, students over 18, and parents or guardians to a special needs child under the age […]
  • Update on 2021 Membership Dues (1/7/2021) - The year 2020 has been very difficult for many of us and it has been especially challenging for the OGMA. All of our events are geared towards physical attendance, which we were not able to do. Because of this, the OGMA will not be charging any dues in 2021 to companies that have paid their 2020 invoice. With the […]
  • Passing of Joe Shapiro (1/4/2021) - It is with sadness that we bring the news of the passing of Joe Shapiro. Joe left us at the age of 97 on December 22, 2020. Joe was one of the pioneers, and one of the characters, in the glass business. He was a co-founder of Sealite Glass Ltd., with Fred Fulton in the late 1950s, one […]
  • Prompt Payment Ontario – Ontario Construction Act – Trade Contractors Guide (6/8/2020) - As you are likely aware, the OGMA has been an active participant in the Prompt Payment Ontario (PPO) initiative for the past six years, where forty or so trade-related associations banded together to lobby for improvements in the laws, liens, payment terms, and arbitration process related to construction contracts. As a result, the legislation went […]
  • Passing of Bernie Leaman (5/14/2019) - Passing of Bernie Leaman August 2, 1936 – May 12, 2019 It is with sadness that OGMA shares the news of the passing of our friend and former royalty of the architectural metal industry in Canada. In our business, occasionally you will come across people who made a real impact on the industry. One of […]
  • CSC Building Expo 2019 (2/12/2019) - The Ontario Glass & Metal Association invites its members to attend CSC Building Expo, Canada’s longest-running technical trade show for architects, designers, developers, engineers, facility managers, specification writers, and construction professionals. The show takes place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on February 27, 2019. This year’s theme is Construction, Connectivity, and Wellness. WHY SHOULD […]