b'Honouring JoeInsurance Notes Climate ResilienceMinialoff Cyber Risks A New Tool for the Industry Pioneer and Page 16 Commercial Roofing OIRCAs First President IndustryPage 10 Page 18Vegetated Roof AssemblyMarket share of Vegetated Roof Assemblies (VRAsaka Green Roofs) has been increasing largely due to the claim that VRAs help reduce heat islands and reduce water runoff, in addition to bringing amenity spaces and increasing biodiversity in urban areasPage 12Inside the OIRCAHonouringJoe Minialoff,OIRCAs First PresidentBy Don Marks, Executive Director, OIRCAV ery sad news to report: on January 4th, 2022, Mr. Joseph MinialoffpassedpeacefullyafterlivingwithAlzheimers for many years. In addition to being the associations first president in 1964, Joe served on the Board of Directors for several years and was a member of several committees, most notably serv-ing as Chair of the Technical Committee for many years. He was also President of the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) in 1970-1971.Joe spent his entire roofing career in the family business, Peerless Enterprisesa company that would become one of the largest roof-ing contractor businesses in Canada, and a company that he would eventually sell to Flynn Canada in 1996. Mr. Doug Flynn, President & CEO of Flynn Group of Companies, offered this tribute:Our industry lost a legend this past week. I met Joe Minialoff in 1997 when Flynn acquired Peerless Enterprises of Toronto. Even growing up in Western Canada, I was aware of Joes highly respected reputation in the Canadian roofing industry, which he was involved in for so many decades. He was the very first president of the OIRCA in 1964, and he was an ever-present and significant contributor to the CRCA since its inception, in addition to building and leading one of theif not THEpremier roofing contracting business in the country with close to 400 employees.Please return undeliverable copies to: 940 The East Mall #301, Etobicoke, ONM9B 6J7 Continued on page 6'