“I asked OCOT if there is any way to waive the (reinstatement) fee because it was an honest mistake,” young tradesperson says.
Many contractors pride themselves on their abilities to negotiate. Sadly, many others haven’t a clue.
“Being a carpenter is hard work and something to be proud of,” says Ray
Peer groups like Renovantage and Remodelers Advantage can help
Fort Mac will likely be frozen in just five months’ time. After that, costs are going to spiral upwards and production is going to drop.
We got five complaints. OK everyone else, let us have it. BTW, full marks to Jeanne and David for their spirit of fun.
We have “paid for it countless times over” in taxes and fees, says this Certified Engineering Technologist
You can let us know anonymously, if you like. We don’t want to shame you.
Our cover of Jeanne and David McGregor, hamming it up in a pretend disagreement, with Jean shaking her fist at David, raised the hackles of some readers
“Thank you in advance, but I didn’t just fall off the boat…”
“(Whenever) I went against my gut feeling, as alarms were going off, it didn’t end up pretty.”
If your contracting firm issued public shares, would you buy them? And would you then keep those shares for 20 or 30 years or longer?
This homeowner wrote a post asking for our readers’ experiences with the safety factor of this product – since his wife has asthma.
“Without unions nothing would get built. This is how Canada works so well.”
If you’ve ever wondered about the difference between top-notch and “ordinary” kitchen cabinets, have a look at how Morelli makes their world-class product in Etobicoke, Ontario.
But it’s not as if the author of this post, E. Hawkins, thinks the WSIB is doing a good job. He accuses the workplace insurance monopoly of corruption, among other sins.
Donald Brian Baker has been in business as a contractor with his wife for 21 years. He tells us he can relate to the McGregors.
“Will you ride into the sunset, or just walk away?” If you don’t plan to make your business a saleable entity, you will just be walking away…