Past Issues - 2016

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June/July

Release Date

  July 8
  July 5
  • New ORFA Media Centre
  • Three Steps To Pass Along Regarding Identifying Official Census Enumerators
  • Facility Forum Magazine Digital Edition
June 9
  • Incident at Windsor Park Results in Policy Changes
  • Time to Reinvest in Aging Municipal Buildings
  • Facility Forum Magazine Digital Edition
June 3 

April/May

Release Date

  • The Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (Intake Two)
  • Legislation Affecting Recreation Professionals
  • Facility Forum Magazine Digital Edition
 May 27
  • ORFA Professional Designations
  • What is Kraft Heinz Project Play?
  • Sun Safety At Work Canada
  • Facility Forum Magazine Digital Edition
May 20 
  • Ice Arena Registered Refrigeration Plant Inspection – Off-Season Alert
  • Recreation Facilities Asset Management Tool Released to ORFA Members
  • Lawn Mower Fatality
    • Ministry of Labour - Tractors and Other Self-Propelled Farm Equipment
    • Dangers of Roll-Overs of Riding Mowers
  • Lyme Disease Awareness
 May 16
  • Resource Highlights
    • First Aid Misconceptions
    • Refrigeration Plant Room Inspection – Off Season
  • The 2016 Census
  • 2016 EXPO Draw Winner
May 6
  • Facility Forum Digital Magazine
  • National Day of Mourning
  • 2016-17 Inspection Blitz Announced 
April 15
  • NEW! Municipal Risk Management Strategies for Today’s Litigious Society
  • It’s Playoff Time – Patron Hearing Protection Through a NO Air Horn Policy
  • A Guide to Occupational Health and Safety
April 1

March

Release Date

  • Annual Professional Development Program
  • Current Certified Ice Technicians 
March 24
  • Facility Alert – Wheeled Skate-Guards
  • Related Resources
  • Enhanced Resource Centre
March 18
  • Safe Operation of Machinery
  • Results: New and Young Workers Blitz 2015
  • I Just ‘Wanna Be’ An Ice Resurfacer Driver
  • The Key To Perfect Curling Ice
March 10

January/February

Release Date

  • February 29th is the 17th Annual International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Day
  • TSSA Examination Requirements
  • RBC Learn to Play Introductory Webinar
  • The Canadian Guidelines Consensus Task Force
February 26
  • Proposed Amendments to the Customer Service Standard 
  • TSSA Examination Requirements 
  • Ice Resurfacer Incident at Red Wings Game 
  • I.B. Storey US Inc. Appoints New Account Executive 
February 14 
  • Canadian Infrastructure Report Card 
  • The Role of Sport in Education 
  • Sunrise Propane fined $5.3M for deadly blast – failing to provide training noted as primary cause
 January 29
  • The Canada 150 Fund 
  • New Noise Regulation 
  • The War On Shinny Rinks
 January 18
 Archived E-News Release