Victim of “greed and lack of service” while he tries to do his second apprenticeshipby canadiancontractor
Jordan Beechey says the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program of 15 years ago worked just great. Enter the Ontario College of Trades… and it’s a mess.
“I don’t see what’s wrong with a man getting old pushing a wheelbarrow instead of a pen.”by canadiancontractor
Steve Maxwell’s editorial, “Avoiding The Young Contractor Trap,” touched a nerve with one 50-year-old tradesman.
Shell Busey weighs in on contractor referral servicesby canadiancontractor
… including a plug for his own. Good marketing, sir.
Thoughts on Time and Materials versus Lump Sumby canadiancontractor
This contractor prefers Lump Sum, saying Time & Materials gives “clients bullets to shoot us.”
New electrical regulations in Ontario… why isn’t the ENTIRE code available as a free download?by canadiancontractor
“The ESA is determined to BILL us to DEATH!”
My personal experiences with lead generation servicesby canadiancontractor
Neil Damackine, Construction ND, Terrebonne, Quebec, gives his frank views about paying for leads – and the damage he believes it can do to our industry
“The supposition that this is a grow-op is not a fair one…”by canadiancontractor
“Might make some good business out of the mess!”
OCOT award from International Association of Business Communicators: “Thieves and scam bags”by canadiancontractor
Mike says that if Obama can get a Nobel Peace Prize, an organization with a “diabolical agenda” can get an IABC award, too…
“Leads come in all shapes and sizes…”by canadiancontractor
This contractor warns against judging a book by its cover when clients first contact you, especially if they seem difficult.
Beyond Code VIDEO: Morelli Fine Cabinetry, Part 2 of 2by canadiancontractor
Elements of a great kitchen – installed clean and true by Andy Burns’ crew at Beyond Code
Mike Holmes lives on ‘Fantasy Island,’ says veteran Calgary GCby canadiancontractor
“Whatever Mike Holmes has to say about individuals who actually make money being real-life contractors doesn’t interest me in the least.”
Are you doing these things to care for your customers and employees?by canadiancontractor
“How do you care for your customers and employees?” asks Vancouver-based contractor consultant Ronald Coleman
What to consider when buying a business with partnersby T. Paul Thomas
“It is never a question of if the partnership will run into trouble, it is a question of when.”