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May 23, 2019 News

Latest Eco Life Home Improvement judgments exceed $30,000 in 2 separate rulings

by John Bleasby

“I don’t know why this man’s not in jail. I don’t know why he hasn’t been charged”: Court Justice

May 22, 2019 News

Five Questions in Five Minutes for Canada’s Prime Minister

by Casey Edge

With a federal election this fall, the VRBA’s Casey Edge wants answers from the top

May 22, 2019 News

It’s a Contractor Dilemma Double-Header! Fred Kennedy’s cold feet (2 prizes available!)

by John Bleasby

Fred wants to move on from site super – and go to work for the company owner as a salesperson. The only problem is, his guaranteed base salary is much lower now.

May 21, 2019 News

Canadian Contractor mentoring series: What Steve Said! Part 1

by John Bleasby

“When I started out, a mentor would have been ideal — someone I could count on to give me really good advice.”

May 21, 2019 Video

Make your under-door floor transitions perfect [VIDEO]

by Robert Koci

Floor transitions, especially between tile and carpet, need to be precisely placed

May 21, 2019 News

Had a safety conversation with your workers lately?

by John Bleasby

Talking about safety in an open, positive manner is critical for all contractors

May 17, 2019 News

Perfectionism versus excellence

by Robert Koci

The following is an editorial by Steve Maxwell, tools editor for Canadian Contractor printing originally in the March/April 2019 issue of Canadian Contractor. For more by Maxwell, you can go to his website https://baileylineroad.com/ By Steve Maxwell Sooner or later,

May 16, 2019 News

Tankless water heater kills Ohio family

by Robert Koci

The DIY installation of an unpermitted tankless water heater is suspected in four deaths

May 16, 2019 News

Ontario’s Construction Act changes are coming to Saskatchewan

by John Bleasby

More provinces expected to enact prompt payment and adjudication legislation

May 14, 2019 News

Ontario roofer jailed for 7 days for working at height violations

by John Bleasby

Steven Bell of Belleville, Ont. ignored previous OSHA fall protection fines for years

May 13, 2019 News

Renovator and custom home builder Evolve Builders Group pays a ‘living wage’

by Robert Koci

Guelph builder decides Ontario’s minimum is not enough

May 13, 2019 News

Your budget and you… NOW!

by Robert Koci

You need a budget, and we can help

May 10, 2019 News

Canadian housing starts surge 23 per cent in April

by Steve Payne

It had been a slow start to the year but Canadian homebuilders really put the shovels in the ground last month

May 9, 2019 News

Construction management software means increased efficiency and profits

by John Bleasby

Contractors and renovators of all sizes are now tapping into advanced construction technology

May 7, 2019 News

Our Dilemma Contest winner points out Dennis’ leadership opportunity

by John Bleasby

Michael Janzen of Grunthal, MB wins a DeWalt All-Purpose light

May 7, 2019 News

Kicking our addiction to A/C

by John Bleasby

With the planet heating up, low-energy alternatives to mechanical cooling are needed

May 3, 2019 News

CHBA Newfoundland campaigning for tougher provincial regulation of contractors

by canadiancontractor

Enough with those who offer Tailgate Warranties, says Victoria Belbin of the CHBA-NL

May 2, 2019 News

Carpentry unions attack the underground cash economy across North America

by John Bleasby

Tax fraud and consumer vulnerability are only two of the problems