‘Lucky Loonies’ buried in new UBC aquatic centre

In keeping with the classic Canadian tradition of burying one-dollar coins in the playing surface of venues that stage international sporting events, members of the ...

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Swimming lessons important for new Canadians: Lifesaving Society

The Lifesaving Society is stressing the importance of swimming lessons and water safety for new Canadians after the recent near drowning of a Syrian refugee ...

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International show conference contributions due next week

Industry professionals interested in sharing their knowledge and business expertise at the 2016 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo will need to submit their ...

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Landscape Ontario names president, enters new partnership

Landscape Ontario names president, enters new partnership

After serving in a variety of roles on the Landscape Ontario (LO) board, including most recently as its second vice-president after stints as the design ...

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Riverdale Park in Cornwall could be home to new splash pad

Riverdale Park in Cornwall, Ont., could see a new splash pad built this summer if city councillors’ plans to borrow money over a five-year period ...

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Working with inaccessible indoor pool mechanical rooms

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

February 17, 2016
Zodiac Academy Technical Training
Oakville, ON
February 17, 2016
SCP Dealer Day - Boucherville (Invitation only)
Boucherville, QC
February 23-24, 2016
Zodiac Academy Technical Training
Vancouver, B.C.
February 23-25, 2016
Hayward University: Salt Chlorination & Basic Automation
Oakville, ON
March 1-2, 2016
Zodiac Academy Technical Training
Niagara-on-the-lake, ON
March 1, 2016
25th Anniversary & Table Top
Midland, ON
March 1-3, 2016
Hayward University: Pool Cleaners
Oakville, ON
March 3, 2016
SCP Dealer Day
Brampton, ON
March 8-9, 2016
Zodiac Academy Technical Training
London, ON
March 8-10, 2016
Hayward University: Automation Systems
Oakville, ON
March 8, 2016
SCP Dealer Day
Ottawa, ON
March 9, 2016
PoolWerx Open House
Mississauga, ON
March 15, 2016
Raypak Heater Seminar
Brampton, ON
March 23-24, 2016
SCP Dealer Day - Atlantic Region (Invitation only)
Moncton, NB
March 30-31, 2016
Zodiac Academy Technical Training
Montreal, QC
April 2, 2016
Toronto Chapter Basic Training Day
TBD
April 6, 2016
Toronto Chapter Advanced Training Day
TBD
April 12-14, 2016
Piscine Middle East
Abu Dhabi, UAE
May 13-15, 2016
Asia Pool & Spa Expo
Guangzhou, China
August 17-18, 2016
SPLASH! Pool and Spa Trade Show
Queensland, Australia
August 23, 2016
Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada (PHTCC)Toronto Chapter Golf Tournament
Brampton, ON
September 27-30, 2016
Interbad
Stuttgart, Germany
October 19-21, 2016
World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC™)
Nashville, TN
November 15-18, 2016
Piscine Global
Chassieu, France
December 5-8, 2016
Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada (PHTCC) Canadian Pool & Spa Conference & Expo
Niagara Fall, ON