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October 17, 2019  

Everything’s coming up Goldcon

North Vancouver’s Goldcon Construction is on a winning streak.

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October 16, 2019  

Recall roundup, Under pressure, plus things are heating up

When things burn and break, we let you know

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October 14, 2019  

Product Showcase: New & Noteworthy

DeWalt introduces the XTREME Subcompact Series tools, a line of five compact and performance-packed brushless 12V MAX tools.

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October 7, 2019  

Affordable Energy Efficiency

To achieve our national energy goals, we need to start looking at older housing stock.

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October 1, 2019  

4 old-school marketing hacks guaranteed to deliver results

While it seems everyone is focussed on Instagram and other social media options for getting their name out there, many older marketing options still have benefits.

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October 1, 2019  

Why IT is so important to small- and medium-sized businesses

Part 5 of a 5-part series of articles to help small and medium-sized businesses understand the business of information technology.

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October 1, 2019  

Recycling tiles into ‘clothing’? Ukranian artist Zhanna Kadyrova shows you how

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova finds it in abandoned industrial sites.

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October 1, 2019  

Cat machines take Jenga to the next level

You know that guy on the crew you’re reluctant to let sit down at the controls of the Bobcat or any other heavy equipment because you’re worried his lack of skills will lead to problems?

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September 26, 2019  

How to run a business that thrives in any economy

Long-time readers will be familiar with Breakthrough Academy, the B.C.-based business coaching and management program designed specifically for contractors and homebuilders.

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September 17, 2019  

HomeStars launches first-ever national Reno Report

Canadian homeowners surveyed on past and future home improvement spending

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September 5, 2019  

Video – 7th Active House Symposium

Sept 6th & 7th, 2019 – Evergreen Brick Works – Toronto. Enjoy two days of inspiring conversations with industry leaders.

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September 2, 2019  

The wow factor – a slice job waiting to happen

David Adams of Brampton, Ont., sent us a number of prize-worthy pictures from jobsites he’s collected over the years.

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August 27, 2019  

Managing change: The people behind the machines

Part 4 of a 5-part series of articles to help small and medium-sized businesses manage their tech resources and grow their business.

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August 27, 2019  

Watch renovation themed shows on Netflix – White Gold and Tin Men

First off, this BBC Two series now airing on Netflix is definitely NSFW

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August 27, 2019  

Consumer show survival guide

Fall Home show season is just around the corner. Setting up a booth at a consumer show can be a great way to generate business.

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August 27, 2019  

Save a Sample, Sept. 18-19, 2019

Since 1999, the Save a Sample program has been collecting unused brochures, fabrics, and other samples from across North America

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August 27, 2019  

GPS tracking of light/medium duty fleets – increasing profitability through driver accountability

Drivers that are held to a clear, unbiased standard perform better for the company – and themselves

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August 26, 2019  

Judgement day – five tips for a great renovation award entry

Receiving accolades adds an additional layer of credibility and confidence, and gives homeowners one more reason to trust doing business with you.