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March 28, 2019 News

The cost of improper safety procedures: fines, catastrophic injury, even death

by John Bleasby

A recent flurry of convictions and fines put the focus on sloppy procedures

March 27, 2019 News

Vapour Barrier or Vapour Retarder? You need to understand the difference

by Grant Walkin

Exposing important myths and misconceptions that affect building integrity

March 26, 2019 News

Canada’s students and apprentices prepare for skilled trades competitions

by John Bleasby

The road to the 2019 National Championship in Halifax starts around your corner

March 22, 2019 News

Bryan Baeumler launches home service app

by canadiancontractor

The app, called HeyBryan, launched in Toronto this week after entering the market last November in Vancouver

March 22, 2019 News

Site Tip VIDEO: Extra uses for painters’ gloves and painters’ tape

by canadiancontractor

These two tips are especially useful for residential house painters

March 21, 2019 News

Federal budget measures for housing come in like a lion, but go out like a lamb

by John Bleasby

For most homebuilders, this week’s budget was more sizzle than steak

March 20, 2019 News

The real lowdown on government downloading

by Casey Edge

Where do municipalities find money for their employee obligations? Guess!

March 19, 2019 News

What we can learn from Andy Roy’s failed bonus plan

by John Bleasby

Responses to our latest Contractor Dilemma suggest one size does not fit all

March 15, 2019 News

Award-winning home in Calgary: Who needs a furnace, anyway?

by canadiancontractor

Meanwhile, the UK is banning fossil-fuel based heating systems in new homes, commencing 2025

March 15, 2019 News

Here is where the Canadian housing market stands going forward

by canadiancontractor

https://www.insauga.com/here-is-where-the-canadian-housing-market-stands-going-forward

March 14, 2019 News

Expect fines, jail time or both for defrauding consumers

by John Bleasby

Two more Ontario contractors go down, examples of how not to conduct business

March 12, 2019 News

We have a Contractor Dilemma winner!

by John Bleasby

Bob Zimmerman of Calgary, AB wins a DeWalt cordless roofing nailer

March 12, 2019 News

Who’s getting hurt at work?

by John Bleasby

Injuries are high across various sectors, but it’s not always construction at the top

March 8, 2019 News

Eurodale Developments Inc. named as finalist in both RenoMark and CHBA awards

by canadiancontractor

Eurodale is a finalist for the best kitchen renovation and best renovation (addition) for the RenoMark awards. The firm’s new head office is a finalist for CHBA’s best design centre category.

March 8, 2019 News

Empire Communities innovates with ‘Forward Thinking’ homes in Breslau, Ontario

by canadiancontractor

The Discovery Home pilot program includes three model homes built to Energy Star standards. Two others have been built to what Empire believes will be the future code.

March 8, 2019 News

HomeStars announces its Best Of Awards

by Steve Payne

AquaTech Waterproofing in Ontario, Kitchen Makeovers in B.C., and 24/7 Electric in Alberta were ‘Best of the Best’ winners

March 7, 2019 News

Calvin Gordon escalates his legal battle with customers

by John Bleasby

Ontario contractor with previous consumer fraud convictions claims defamation from a “witch hunt”

March 5, 2019 News

Coming this weekend: The dangers of daylight savings!

by John Bleasby

Moving the clocks forward affects jobsite health and safety