Canadian Contractor


October 9, 2013  

VIDEO: Flip School's Ian Szabo talks about keeping a positive mindset when renovating

Keeping your cool under pressure in this crazy business of renovating houses is a matter of learning to “hit the reset button” in your own head, Ian Szabo advises.

April 25, 2013  

April 30 tax filing deadline: Who can claim self-employment

The tax advantages of declaring yourself self-employed are obvious. But be aware that Ottawa has four specific rules for the definition of “self-employment.”

April 10, 2013  

Unions lobby for CPP increase across Canada

CPP premiums are high enough.

January 22, 2013  

2013 resolutions for the tech-savvy contractor

Smartphone, tablet, camera. Three almost-essential tools for today’s renovation contractor.

November 13, 2012  

11 renovation business tips from RenoSummit, Vancouver

There’s another RenoSummit underway right now in Calgary.

September 4, 2012  

Who's responsible when a flood occurs on the job?

The chances are, you are: the general contractor. Which is why liability insurance, and using licensed plumbers and electricians, is key to avoiding expensive mishaps.

August 20, 2012  

5 common mistakes contractors make

by Karen Hamilton 15 years ago, my husband and

August 7, 2012  

Jump start your reno business with seminars in Vancouver, Calgary and Winnipeg

Are you ready for your renovation business to deliver

August 7, 2012  

Two new social media sites reno contractors need to know about

Pintrest excites your customers

November 3, 2011  

Motivating your staff without money

There is more to life than money