b'Research Preview Convoy Announcement Diversity in Photovoltaic Roof Convoy Supply WelcomesConstructionAssembly Testing Customers to its New Facility Building a more united Page 9 Page 10 and inclusive workplacePage 11Ramping Up Remote ConnectivityCollaboration is the cornerstone of project success. During the COVID-19 crisis, however, keeping crews connected is easier said than done. With team members split between remote offices and physically-distanced jobsites, it can be challenging to keep everyone on the same pagePage 14Roofing WeekNational Roofing Week Wrap-UpCreating nation-wide awareness for the trade By Matthew BradfordNorth American coverage Roofing Canada AwardCRCAseventisinspiredbyThe Canadian Roofing Con-the U.S.s own National RoofingtractorsAssociations(CRCA) Week, which celebrated its fourthRoofingCanadaAwardwas run in 2020. Both campaigns ranrecentlypresentedtoFlynn simultaneouslyfromAugust24- CanadaLtd.andDeanChan-28withthesimilargoalsofin- dler Roofing Ltd. for their joint creasing awareness for the signifi- venture project of re-roofing the canceofroofs,spotlightingtheRogersCentreinToronto.See trade and promoting the impor- thesummerissueofORNfor tance of hiring professional roof- the whole story on this challeng-ing contractors. On the Canadianing project.side, members of OIRCA, CRCA and their association peers across the country were encouraged to post pictures, videos and messag-es via their Facebook, Twitter and The Sandwich Teen Action Group centre was one of many charitable projects highlighted during National Roofing Week. LinkedInsocialmediafeedsre-OIRCAs Rooftop Rescue Foundation, along with Rauth Roofing, Atlas Roofing Corporation and Carlisle SynTec Canada, participated. lated to a daily campaign theme.HoldingCanadasfirstNa-tional Roofing Week at the same T alesweretoldandsuc- beyondusetheirsocialmediasociation (OIRCA). Roofing is atime as our American friends re-cesses were shared duringfeedstospurawarenessfortheforgotten trade, especially withinally helped get the word out and CanadasfirstNationaltrade and the people within it.the ICI sector. CRCAs initiativegenerate a lot of buzz, says Bob RoofingWeek.LaunchedbyIcommendtheCRCAforhas put ICI roofing on the mapBrunet,ExecutiveDirectorof theCanadianRoofingCon- launchingNationalRoofingby creating an awareness of theCRCA. We got a lot [of] respons-tractorsAssociation(CRCA),Week, says Don Marks, Execu- roofing trade and the importantes from our members, which was the campaign saw roofing pro- tive Director of the Ontario In- service our members provide allgreat considering this was our first fessionalsfromOntarioanddustrial Roofing Contractors As- year long. time doing this campaign and we were trying to get attention in the middle of a pandemic.AnumberofOIRCAmem-bers took advantage of the event toshowcasetheirworkandlife inthefield.Amongthemwere Atlas-Apex,whichleveragedthe event to boost interest in the roof- Left to right: Mark Agius, Regional Vice ing field among potential talent.President; Flynn Canada Ltd., Ken Goodale, Please return undeliverable copies to: 940 The East Mall #301, Etobicoke, ONM9B 6J7 Continued on page 4 President; Dean Chandler Roofing Ltd.'