“Look, ma! No harness!”by John Bleasby
Working at heights has changed since the CN Tower was topped off in 1975
Alberta goes green before our eyesby John Bleasby
PACE energy-efficiency financing is the latest in green initiatives aimed at home owners and businesses
Busting Myths About Skylights (VIDEO): Part 2by canadiancontractor
Rob Koci continues his discussion with skylight experts Mark Taylor and Russell Ibbotson from VELUX
Contractor association warned governments about legalizing pot and here come the consequencesby 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
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
Simpson Tower in downtown Toronto gets an exterior refitby 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.
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.
Skills Canada National Competition spotlights country’s top young trade talentby John Bleasby
Kate Campbell and Paul Lafrance will watch youths compete in 40 different trades
Rents so high, contractors now camping under the Skytrain tracks in East Vancouverby canadiancontractor
And you thought the rents were high in your home town?
GE Appliances to sponsor Mike Holmesby Steve Payne
Just in time for National Laundry Day on April 15! (Seriously, there is a National Laundry Day…)
Western home builders dominate CHBA national awardsby John Bleasby
Alberta and BC take over half of the country’s award categories
The March to Net Zero Energy Building: Episode 2 (VIDEO)by canadiancontractor
Canada is headed toward a Net Zero Energy future when it comes to building envelopes. Do you understand how much this will change the way you build? Watch this video to learn more.
Busting Myths About Skylights (VIDEO): Part 1by canadiancontractor
Rob Koci interviews Mark Taylor and Russell Ibbotson from VELUX about how the company has developed a loyal contractor following by taking the fear out of skylight installation.
HGTV cancels all Bauemler TV productionsby John Bleasby
“They simply ran out of funny faces to pull at each other.”
BILD renovation awards highlight design-build business modelby John Bleasby
Two big winners for 2017 had one thing in common
Smoke detector recall could leave thousands unprotectedby John Bleasby
Contractors should help spread the word about this potential product failure
Ontario Housing Minister vows to investigate evictions for renovationsby John Bleasby
Whose building is it anyway? “Reno-victions” are in the spotlight
Income sprinkling and your taxes – what’s changed?by John Bleasby
The Federal Budget in February has tweaked some of the rules