Centre for Studies in Food Security, Ryerson University

“Certificate in Food Security
In collaboration with the Centre for Studies in Food Security and the School of Nutrition, Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education offers a cutting-edge program designed to meet the needs of today’s food security professionals. This career-related Certificate in Food Security will give you the relevant knowledge you require to excel in this rapidly expanding field.”


UPC Codes, GS1, what they tell you.

The first two or three digits… identify the “country in which the manufacturer’s identification code was assigned. They do not necessarily indicate the country in which the goods were manufactured.”
Source: http://www.makebarcode.com/specs/ean_cc.html
GS1 Global Office
GS1 is a leading global organisation dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of supply and demand chains globally and across sectors. The GS1 system of standards is the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world.

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Duchesne Building Materials

The company has become a Canadian symbol of excellence in the field of building materials. From product design to production, from packaging to shipping, Duchesne is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of quality at every step of production. Yamachiche (Quebec) Canada WIRE MESH For construction For pipes and mines NAILS Construction nails Collated nails WIRE MESH For construction For pipes and mines POLYETHYLENE Multipurpose Vapour barrier REFLECTIVE INSULATION NAILS Construction nails Collated nails SIDINGS Steel Roofing and siding Vinyl Siding, soffit and mouldings Aluminum Siding, soffit and mouldings.


Temp-Cast Masonry Heater

“You may have heard these unique heaters referred to as masonry stoves or Russian stoves – they are also known as Russian heaters, German tiled stoves (kachelöfen and grundöfen), Finnish masonry stoves or Finnish contra-flow fireplaces. This site is a comprehensive guide to the masonry heater concept in general, including the many benefits of masonry heating such as unmatched performance, improved indoor air quality, healthy heating and reduced environmental impact. We are proud to introduce you to the Temp-Cast family of affordable, fully modular wood-fired masonry heaters – fireplaces that work!”
” …our sales are driven by an educated consumer who recognizes the benefits of sustainability and the resulting independence from increasing utility costs. More than ever, consumers, masons, architects and other professionals are gaining a greater appreciation for the clean-burning technology, the architectural value and the energy payback of the TempCast heater kit.”


Heat-Kit Masonry Heater


“We developed the Heat-Kit system in 1985 to better address both our own needs and those of our clients. It is a system of precast refractory components that has allowed us to reduce the amount of expensive on-site time required to build a heater core by 90% . Our main innovation was to retain about 50% of the firebrick construction in the core, including all critical areas such as the firebox. Firebrick are unsurpassed, in our opinion, for taking the heavy abuse of thermal cycling.
A masonry heater allows you to heat your home with wood in a unique way. Its main distinction is the ability to store a large amount of heat. This means that you can rapidly burn a large charge of wood without overheating your house. The heat is stored in the masonry thermal mass, and then slowly radiates into your house for the next 18 to 24 hours.”


Norbert Senf, principal
Masonry Stove Builders
25 Brouse Road, RR 5
Shawville, Quebec J0X 2Y0
voice: 819-647-5092
fax: 819-647-6082

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Pioneer Steel Buildings

“Made from super-tough Galvalume® Plus steel manufactured by Dofasco, Pioneer prefabricated steel buildings are rugged and durable. Featuring Econospan construction, they are accurate, straight (there’s no bending, no shifting, no breakage or denting,) completely non-porous and clean. It’s the way to build in the new millennium.

Pioneer’s clear span, no trusses, no beams, no posts designs are today’s leading edge steel building solution. You’ll get 100% usable space that’s affordable, eco-friendly, easy to install, maintenance-free, weather and storm-resistant and, above all, long-lasting.”