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May 1, 2018 News

Two notorious Toronto contractor fraud cases end with guilty pleas

by John Bleasby

The wheels of justice turn slowly, but they do turn

April 30, 2018 Video

Busting Myths About Skylights (VIDEO): Part 4

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Rob Koci continues his discussion with skylight experts Mark Taylor and Russell Ibbotson from VELUX. This episode talks about the link between customer satisfaction and profitability.

April 27, 2018 News

We have a Contractor Dilemma Contest winner!

by John Bleasby

Brandon Kendall of the Kendall Group wins a DeWalt 20V Hammerdrill set (and more!)

April 26, 2018 News

The inevitability of residential prefabrication (Part 3)

by John Bleasby

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) may be the answer for the residential housing industry

April 25, 2018 Video

Site Tips, Episode 4: How to clean up a glue line + Homemade scribe

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Canadian Contractor Site Tips are brought to you by Home Hardware

April 24, 2018 News

Manitoba is latest province to move on prompt payment legislation

by John Bleasby

Nationwide improvements to construction payment rules move at a turtle’s pace

April 23, 2018 Video

Busting Myths About Skylights (VIDEO): Part 3

by canadiancontractor

Rob Koci continues his discussion with skylight experts Mark Taylor and Russell Ibbotson from VELUX. In this episode, the discussion includes ways to educate the homeowner about skylights.

April 23, 2018 News

Opinion: Political parties are ignoring the issue of asbestos in homes

by Casey Edge

Tax credits needed for an asbestos problem the government helped create

April 19, 2018 News

The inevitability of residential prefabrication (Part 2)

by John Bleasby

Wood frame panelization cuts time on the site, and more

April 18, 2018 News

“Look, ma! No harness!”

by John Bleasby

Working at heights has changed since the CN Tower was topped off in 1975

April 17, 2018 News

Alberta goes green before our eyes

by John Bleasby

PACE energy-efficiency financing is the latest in green initiatives aimed at home owners and businesses

April 16, 2018 Video

Busting Myths About Skylights (VIDEO): Part 2

by canadiancontractor

Rob Koci continues his discussion with skylight experts Mark Taylor and Russell Ibbotson from VELUX

April 13, 2018 News

Contractor association warned governments about legalizing pot and here come the consequences

by Steve Payne

What happened Wednesday, with the shutdown of Toronto’s $5.3-billion Crosstown LRT project because of workers smoking weed, may be just be the beginning

April 12, 2018 News

The inevitability of residential prefabrication (Part 1)

by John Bleasby

Three factors that point to a dramatic change in the future of Canadian home building

April 11, 2018 News

Simpson Tower in downtown Toronto gets an exterior refit

by canadiancontractor

The building was clad with masonry panels whose ties, after 50 years, were beginning to fail. A CINTEC Reinforcing Anchor System came to the rescue.

April 10, 2018 Video

All About Fasteners, Episode 3: The Strength of Screws (VIDEO)

by canadiancontractor

If a screw fails to hold two pieces of material together on your job site, it has failed in one of five principle ways. Learn those ways in this video.

April 10, 2018 News

Skills Canada National Competition spotlights country’s top young trade talent

by John Bleasby

Kate Campbell and Paul Lafrance will watch youths compete in 40 different trades

April 6, 2018 News

Rents so high, contractors now camping under the Skytrain tracks in East Vancouver

by canadiancontractor

And you thought the rents were high in your home town?