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October 7, 2019 News

From Russia with love Part 4: Sound business advice for renovators

by Robert Koci

“Running a business is like a chess game.”

October 4, 2019 News

Ontario Safety Blitz Targets Cause of Top Workplace Injuries

by Robert Koci

“Ontario Ministry of Labour inspectors are focusing on musculoskeletal, respiratory illnesses”

September 26, 2019 News

Your Canadian Contractor 30/60/90-day action plan

by Robert Koci

“Those areas with the highest score are the areas you should attend to”

September 24, 2019 News

Hire a licensed electrician or get fined

by canadiancontractor

“A+Development was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine plus a $2,500 victim surcharge”

September 23, 2019 News

JEEP enters mid-size pickup fight with its Gladiator

by canadiancontractor

“Unquestionably as a truck as instantly recognizable as a Jeep, the all-new 2020 Gladiator is the ultimate vehicle for any outdoor adventure.”

September 23, 2019 Video

Andrei Sosnovsky interview: Making it as a Canadian Contractor

by Robert Koci

“You see the final result, you see the happy faces of your clients. That is priceless.”

September 19, 2019 News

From Russia with love Part 3: Getting off the tools

by Robert Koci

“I decided, I will either have to put in screws or answer the phone and run the business. It was a no-brainer. I hung up my tool belt.”

September 16, 2019 Video

Home Hardware Site Tips #21: The perfect subfloor (VIDEO)

by Robert Koci
September 16, 2019 News

Need to get organized? Register for Canadian Contractor’s Builders Show “Get Organized” seminar

by Robert Koci

“Learn how to establish what you do, who does what, and how they do it across every level of your company.”

September 11, 2019 News

From the Conference Board of Canada: Commercial is up, Residential is down

by Robert Koci

“Despite a 5.1 per cent jump in July, the value of residential permits has declined by 5.1 per cent.”

September 11, 2019 News

From Russia with love Part 2: Launching a business in Toronto

by Robert Koci

“Andrei, you are really helping me. I am going to start paying you.”

September 11, 2019 News

HomeStars releases Reno Report 2019

by canadiancontractor

“77 per cent of homeowners reported they had cash on hand to carry out their anticipated home improvements”

September 4, 2019 News

From Russia with love Part 1: Canada 101

by Robert Koci

“For three days I didn’t have anything to eat. I had no money and no food. I needed to make some money so I worked construction”

September 3, 2019 News

FirstOnSite Restoration completes agreement to acquire JPL Disaster Recovery

by Robert Koci

“FirstOnSite is the largest full-service commercial and residential restoration provider in the province of Quebec and the National Capital Region”

September 3, 2019 News

Need a business plan? Register for Canadian Contractor’s Builders Show Business Plan seminar

by Robert Koci

“This seminar will lay the groundwork for a comprehensive five-year business plan that will rocket your business into the next level of growth”

August 29, 2019 News

Myths of Contracting: Not drawing a salary and living off the profits is the responsible thing to do

by Robert Koci

“The blunt truth is if you don’t bring pricing discipline to your company, you are asking your family to provide the buffer”

August 28, 2019 News

National Strategy for Women in Trades Developed by 2020

by canadiancontractor

“The creation of a National Strategy to help attract more women to the trades will be critical to meeting labour market and economic needs”

August 23, 2019 News

Deposits. How much should you ask for?

by Robert Koci

“The majority of fixed-price contractors, when dealing with a project over $40,000, require a 10 per cent down payment.”