Bluewater Wood Alliance Bill 148 Learning Event – Hosted at Communitech in Kitchener. Greg Carr from Griffen Lawyers met with BWA members to review the changes that have come into effect and those that will under Bill 148. The presentation reviewed the Employment Standards Act, along with the changes to the ESA and covered the practical implications for our members.

Bluewater Wood Alliance manufacturing member Mike Vokes of Vokes Furniture shares a case study on his lean journey, with assistance from Sepp Gmeiner of Lignum Consulting. Successes, failures, and lessons learned provide a valuable discussion for all of us manufacturing in the wood sector.

Chief Economist Peter Hall from Export Development Canada paid a special visit to the BWA at their quarterly networking event March 30, 2016. He had a special message for BWA members and the wood industry. Thank you to Peter for making the trip and taking the time to help provide insight into where the economy and our industry is headed!

Bluewater Wood Alliance – June 2016 Quarterly Meeting – PART 1

Bluewater Wood Alliance – June 2016 Quarterly Meeting – PART 2