In order to sell your contracting business one day, you want to become replaceable. And for that to happen, you need to set up systems and processes.
Three weeks after an unlicensed electrician from Burlington was sent to jail, two kitchen and bath operators from the same city are heading to the slammer, too.
I think there should be trade licensing (for carpenters) with category endorsements that reflect expertise levels.
A New Jersey carpenter and renovation contractor sent us this interesting post about graduated licenses for carpentry.
The (Ontario College of Trades) consultant will dream up a whole new way of shafting all the rest of you guys.
Bureaucrat Tony Dean appointed to “review” the Ontario College of Trades. “I am so relieved that another unqualified ‘suit’ has been appointed to oversee all the other clueless suits at OCOT,” writes contractor Mark Mitchell.
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What will a man who has risen to the highest-pinnacle of government civil-service bureaucracy recommend, re: the Ontario College of Trades? We are guessing a massive expansion of its mandate. And we guess he will keep the North Korea-like dictatorship of its unelected board of directors.
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“The tax credit idea is by far the best way to keep everyone happy. More money for the government, more money for the honest contractor, better projects completed for the homeowner. DONE.”
“My business is legal, I have over 25 years of experience in the Painting and Decorating business. I am not a weekend or part time contractor who works for cash only.”