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April Edition 2019
A Big Thank You!
Robert Low
An enormous thank you goes out to Robert Low! Bob will be retiring May 3rd, 2019. Matcom would like to say congratulations and thank you. For those that may not know, Bob has been with the Matcom family for 20 years! He will be greatly missed throughout the company.

Matcom would like to thank Bob for his dedicated and committed service within the Matcom organization. His hard work over the years and his vast expertise will be greatly missed. Matcom wishes him all the best in retirement.

If you see Bob in the next few days please give him a big thank you for everything he has done for Matcom.

Sincerely thank you Robert.
A Look Back!
Bombardier - Moving History
Matcom has recently finished up a job at Bombardier! Matcom was asked to help disassemble two planes and load one onto a trailer to be shipped to a private museum. It was a fantastic job for Matcom and everyone involved. The crew was able to successfully and safely move some Canadian history. Thanks goes out to Dan, Bobby, Rob and John as shown above!
Matcom Fun and Games
COMPANY WIDE GAME!!!
Do you have cool video's of Matcom employee's doing interesting jobs? Do you want to win a $100.00 gift card for Canadian Tire? Send Alex McCleave your cool videos of Matcom employees doing interesting jobs and you could win a $100.00 to Canadian tire! The best video clip sent to Alex wins! Deadline for submissions will be May 10th!

The Lego Game!
Office Staff! The new game will begin starting May 1st!

Alex's Lego person is wanted! Where oh where is he hiding? He is hiding somewhere in the Matcom building... If you find him and return him to Alex McCleave, you win a brand new office chair! Clues will be sent out randomly to try and help you track down Alex's Lego piece. Good luck and have fun!

The contest begins May 1st and will end May 27th.
Field Staff Draw!
Field Staff it is that time again! The winner of the random draw is Joel Menezes . Please come by and collect your gift! Don't worry next month there will be another winner! Stay tuned cause it could be you.

If you've been selected as this months winner. Please come upstairs and see Alexander McCleave to collect your prize!
Matcom - Lift & Move
The count down begins! Matcom will be hosting Lift & Move! There is a link posed below with more details! If you have someone in your family or a friend that you would like to register for the event please register them below. This is a massive event for the trades industry and for Matcom. This is the first time in Lift & Move's history that they are travelling north of the U.S border and we are lucky enough to be hosting.

We need volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering for this amazing event, please contact Alex McCleave at amccleave@matcom.com
We are requesting your help with sponsorship! Do you know a client or supplier who might be interested in providing sponsorship for the Lift & Move event? This is a fantastic opportunity for companies to reach the next generation of consumers and workforce. Please contact Mike McCalmont below.
Stay in the Know - Health and Safety !
Workplace Inspection Initiatives
Get the schedules for workplace inspection initiatives. Occupational health and safety inspectors carry out their initiatives to:

  • Raise awareness of hazards
  • Increase compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations
For more click the link below!
Industry News
Game of Thrones Fan Fabricates 'Iron Throne'
Michael Hayes, a 32-year-old welding student in Louisville, worked with welders at the Knight Welding School to build a life-size version of the throne in the hit HBO show. Click below to watch the creation and hear their story.

The throne weighs 200 pounds, has more than 300 swords welded on and cost more than $7,000 to make.

Anthony Williams, an instructor at the Knight School, told WLKY building the throne took 110 hours and more than two months.
Matcom Employees!
Matcom has an open internal job posing!!! See the link below!

If you know of someone that you think would be a good fit here at Matcom please do not hesitate to contact Natasha Lewis at nlewis@matcom.com. Explaining why you believe the person would be a good fit and remember to send their resume as well.

Local News
WHAT'S GOING ON HERE: 24- Storey building, townhouses proposed in Vaughan?
 What is going on: The Norstar group of companies has proposed replacing the house at the corner of Dufferin Street and Rutherford Road with an apartment building and townhouses.
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Stay Connected!
There are so many exciting and new things happening at Matcom, so stay connected via our revamped social media channels. Be sure to like and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

If you have something to share we would love to hear from you! Reach out to Alexander McCleave with your story ideas for the next newsletter.