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Canadian Contractor is the independent voice of residential renovators and home builders everywhere in Canada.


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January 12, 2018 Voice

Contractor fell through ceiling, now getting stiffed by the client

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Life as a renovation contractor isn’t always as much fun as most people make it out to be!

January 5, 2018 Voice

Comment on the fine for violating the ’10 Day Contract Cooling Off Period’

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OK, so the government wants to protect the consumer. What about the contractor?

January 5, 2018 Voice

Do skylights create drafts in Canadian winters? Not these ones…

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Go with the high quality product, and you need not fear skylight-fed cold air currents

December 6, 2017 Voice

Builders need better education before we continue to boost energy efficiency

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“We need every province to participate in builder licensing and education”

December 1, 2017 Voice

UK building codes free, easy to use. What’s wrong with Ottawa?

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Robert Smith has a nice link here to show the clarity of the FREE UK building code documents

November 24, 2017 Voice

In support of her father

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Samantha Madisson’s dad has hands-on electrical skills – but can’t get job offers. She asks: is the “skills trades shortage” real?

November 17, 2017 Voice

Attention Mag O board manufacturers: More flexibility needed

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Experienced wallboard contractor E. Perry lays out the pros and cons of Magnesium Oxide board

November 17, 2017 Voice

Why would Ottawa charge students to view National Building Code?

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Why would it charge anyone?

November 10, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Your office: Coming to a smartphone near you

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With the HomeStars for Business app you can receive quote requests and manage your branding, exposure, and business leads all from your smartphone

November 9, 2017 Voice

Anatomy of a tax fight – one that is far from over

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An update from the CFIB on the Trudeau/Morneau plan to tax more of your profits away

November 1, 2017 BUILDWIRE

Advising your customers about toilet choices? Read this!

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Here are 5 factors to consider when purchasing a toilet

November 1, 2017 Voice

Unlicensed contractor jailed: “Glad to see!”

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“Pirates and charlatans!”

November 1, 2017 Voice

Jailed “contractor”: Why was he not ordered to make restitution?

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“As a roofing contractor, this is my clients’ worst nightmare”

November 1, 2017 Voice

Jailed “contractor” may have had few options

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Chris Langman doesn’t agree with the man’s behaviour, but argues there is a bigger story here

October 27, 2017 BUILDWIRE

RenoRun launches in Ontario

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RenoRun is a Canadian start-up that delivers building materials on demand, through a smartphone app

October 26, 2017 Voice

Florida resident who has bought an Ontario cottage worries about pipes bursting in winter

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The cottage is near Tiny, Ontario. Do the pipes have to be drained right now – or can they wait until Christmas?

October 20, 2017 Voice

Canada Revenue Agency’s big push to investigate contractors

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It’s a $42-billion underground economy. Finance Minister Bill Morneau, however, seems to have other priorities.

October 20, 2017 Voice

Years later, Ontario College of Trades video “still frightening”

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“Taxes are the only reason for OCOT existing,” says Christine