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CertainTeed Canada partners with HyperframeNovember 26, 2021Home Hardware launches Benchmark rebranding campaign - reno and construction industry news for Nov. 15 - 19, 2021November 19, 2021CAF announces National Leadership Development Program for Women in the Skilled Trades - reno and construction industry news for Nov. 8 - 12, 2021November 12, 2021National Home Show set to return in 2022 - reno and construction industry news for Nov. 1 - 5, 2021November 5, 2021CHBA launches Net Zero Home Labelling Program for Renovations - reno and construction industry news for Oct. 25 - 29, 2021October 29, 2021Ontario connecting newcomers with opportunities in the skilled trades - reno and construction industry news for Oct. 18 - 22, 2021October 22, 2021HomeStars releases Reno Report - reno and construction industry news for Oct. 11 - 15, 2021October 15, 2021WSIB reduces average premium rate - reno and construction industry news for Oct. 4 - 8, 2021October 8, 2021Home Hardware announces top stores - reno and construction industry news for Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2021October 1, 2021Home Hardware digs in for National Tree Day - reno and construction industry news for Sept. 20 - 24, 2021September 24, 2021DEWALT to discontinue 18V NiCad battery - reno and construction industry news for Sept. 13 - 17, 2021September 17, 2021CCA launches new advocacy platform - reno and construction industry news for Sept. 6 - 10, 2021September 10, 2021VRBA announces CARE Awards finalists - reno and construction industry news for Aug. 30 - Sept. 3, 2021September 3, 2021Ontario investing $1 million for free training in Northern Ontario - reno and construction industry news for Aug. 23 - 27, 2021August 27, 2021What to expect from surprise OHSA inspections - reno and construction industry news for Aug. 16 - 20, 2021August 20, 2021White Cap Canada acquires NCA - reno and construction industry news for Aug. 9 - 13, 2021August 13, 2021Ideal (BC) Developments Inc. charged with illegal home sales - reno and construction industry news for Aug. 2 - 6, 2021August 6, 2021RESCON president appointed to research steering committee - reno and construction industry news for July 26 - 30, 2021July 30, 2021HKA expands construction practice in Canada - reno and construction industry news for July 19 - 23, 2021July 23, 2021New survey finds backyard renos most popular during pandemic - reno and construction industry news for July 12 - 16, 2021July 16, 2021Microdrones and GE launch industrial drone line - reno and construction industry news for July 5 - 9, 2021July 9, 2021WRLA provides building materials update - reno and construction industry news for June 28 - July 2, 2021July 2, 2021Ontario investing in new programs for construction workers - reno and construction industry news for June 21 - 25, 2021June 25, 2021Pomerleau announces brand unification - reno and construction industry news for June 14 - 18, 2021June 18, 2021Homes For Heroes announces new strategic partnership - reno and construction industry news for June 7 - 11, 2021June 11, 2021Greener Homes Initiative portal now open - reno and construction industry news for May 31 - June 4, 2021June 4, 2021Ontario launches new pre-apprenticeship program - reno and construction industry news for May 24 - 28, 2021May 28, 2021Rental Mart 2.0 coming July 20 - reno and construction industry news for May 17 - 21, 2021May 21, 2021Unifor warns of disruptions to Reliance services - reno and construction industry news for May 10 - 14, 2021May 14, 2021Lafarge acquires Beton Mobile du Quebec - reno and construction industry news for May 3 - 7, 2021May 7, 2021B.C. honours safety leadership during pandemic - reno and construction industry news for Apr. 26 - 30, 2021April 30, 2021Federal budget notes for contractors - reno and construction industry news for Apr. 19 - 23, 2021April 23, 2021International standard for water vapour barriers proposed - reno and construction industry news for Apr. 12 - 16, 2021April 16, 2021Richelieu records double-digit Q1 gains - reno and construction industry news for Apr. 5 - 9, 2021April 9, 2021Construction-centric job board launches - reno and construction industry news for Mar. 29 - Apr. 2, 2021April 1, 2021CCA issues climate change recommendations - reno and construction industry news for Mar. 22 - 26March 26, 2021CCA welcomes new chair - reno and construction industry news for Mar. 15 - 19, 2021March 19, 2021Ontario offering new support grant - reno and construction industry news for Mar. 8 - 12, 2021March 12, 2021Sigicom opening new office in Canada - reno and construction industry news for Mar. 1 - 5, 2021March 5, 2021Canadian contractors land NKBA awards - reno and construction industry news for Feb. 22 - 26, 2021February 26, 2021Groupe Turcotte, Home Hardware acquire Patrick Morin Inc. - reno and construction industry news for Feb. 15 - 19, 2021February 19, 2021Skills Ontario applauds Skills Development Fund - reno and construction industry news for Feb. 8 - 12February 12, 2021HCRA begins operations | reno and construction industry news for Feb. 1 - 5, 2021February 5, 2021NHBA supports Ontario COVID measures | reno and construction industry news for Jan. 25 - 29, 2021January 29, 2021Feds to offer grants for energy-efficient retrofits | reno and construction industry news for Jan. 18 - 22, 2021January 22, 2021Orr named to Order of Canada | reno and construction industry news for Jan. 11 - 15January 15, 2021EllisDon’s ABEEL launches Shaping the Future sponsorship program | reno and construction industry news for Jan. 4 - 8, 2021January 8, 20212020 Year in ReviewDecember 24, 2020Ontario MOL to cap WSIB premiums - reno and construction industry news for Dec. 14 - 18December 18, 2020Is your website ready for the AODA deadline? - reno and construction industry news for Dec. 7 - 11, 2020December 11, 2020Construction supply shortage hits Atlantic region - reno and construction industry news for Nov. 30 - Dec. 4December 4, 2020Pomerleau named one of Canada's top employers - reno and construction industry news for Nov. 23 - 27November 27, 2020Ontario offers rebates to small businesses for PPE - reno and construction industry news for Nov. 16 - 20November 20, 2020Construction continues to rebound in Quebec, B.C. and Ontario - reno and construction industry news for Nov. 9 - 13November 13, 2020Stelpro acquires Flextherm - reno and construction industry news for Nov. 2 - 6, 2020November 6, 2020New Fair Practices Commissioner at WSIB - reno and construction industry news for Oct. 26 - 30, 2020October 30, 2020Laforge named President of Wolseley Canada - reno and construction industry news for Oct. 19 - 23October 23, 2020Buildings Show to review state of the industry - reno and construction news for Oct. 12 - 16October 16, 2020Ontario MOL announces more money for trades training - reno and construction industry news for Oct. 5 - 9, 2020October 9, 2020WSIB announces premium rate freeze - Reno and construction industry news for Sept. 28 - Oct. 2October 2, 20202019 EQ Awards winners announced - Reno and construction industry news for Sept. 21 - 25, 2020September 25, 2020Canadian Contractor turns 20! - Reno and construction industry news for the week of Sept. 18, 2020September 18, 2020Lowe's Canada launches VIPpro | Reno and construction industry news for the week of Sept. 11, 2020September 11, 2020Green appointed as advisor in new committee | Construction and reno industry news for Aug. 31 - Sept. 4September 4, 2020Residential building permits on the rise: reno and construction industry news for Aug. 24 - 28August 28, 2020Record lumber prices driving up building costs - Reno and construction industry news for Aug. 17 - 21August 21, 2020WSIB updates financial relief package - Reno and construction industry news for Aug. 10 - 14August 14, 2020NRCC to create 'low-carbon assets' database - Reno and construction industry news for Aug. 3 - 7August 7, 2020Bird Construction to acquire Stuart Olson | Reno and construction industry news for July 27 - 31July 31, 2020HomeStars founder steps down - reno and construction industry news for July 20 - 24July 24, 2020Addressing higher construction costs during COVID-19 | Construction and reno industry news for July 13 - 17July 17, 2020Skills Ontario receives additional funding | Construction and reno news for July 6 - 10July 10, 2020B.C. launches new Reframed Lab initiative | Reno and construction news for June 29 - July 3July 3, 2020Wolseley Canada announces restructuring | Reno and construction industry news for June 22 - 26June 26, 2020CERB payments extended for two more months | Construction and reno industry news for June 15 - 19June 19, 2020BMHA launches updated directory | Reno and construction industry news for June 8 - 12June 12, 2020Surety Association of Canada announces new bond form | Construction and reno industry news for June 1 - 5June 5, 2020B.C. begins new round of affordable housing projects | Reno and construction news for May 25 - 28May 29, 2020FAO to release electricity pricing review | Reno and construction industry news for May 18 - 22May 22, 2020COVID-19 news roundup | Compensation for COVID-19? | Let the WSIB rant rage onMay 15, 2020COVID-19 news roundup | 2020 truck preview | Let the WSIB rant rage onMay 8, 2020Covid-19 and contractors news roundup | Winning kitchen and bath upgrades | “I felt overwhelmed”May 1, 2020Covid-19 news roundup | Unions back federal announcement | How to survive the Covid-19 crisisApril 24, 2020Covid-19 and contractors, news roundup | Eurodale takes home more hardware | How will coronavirus infect your business?April 17, 2020Covid-19 and contractors news roundup | How to help a client maximize their small backyard | Here’s a new twist on the Covid-19 dilemmaApril 10, 2020Covid-19 and contractors news roundup | How to help a client maximize their small backyard | Here’s a new twist on the Covid-19 dilemmaApril 9, 2020Covid-19 and contractors, news roundup | VIDEO: Put me in coach, Part I | Housing an essential service during COVID-19April 3, 2020Report: Covid-19 and contractors, news roundup | Celebrating exceptional architecture across the Prairies | How is Covid-19 affecting you?March 27, 2020Contractors adjust to Covid-19 realities | Convicted renovator Gardin gets parole | Opinion: Glad to see thugs get shut downMarch 20, 2020Ire for contractors on the rise in Oregon | IKO launches innovative performance roof starter rollMarch 13, 2020Pennsylvania woman accused of contractor fraud | IKO introduces multipurpose performance sealing solution | The struggle to hire qualified workersMarch 6, 2020Contractor plays the hero in New Zealand | Luxurious bathroom design featuring premium plumbing brand, DXV | We need a better wayFebruary 28, 2020Contractor jailed after duping Sandy victims | Super Duty shows its capability is the desert | I am terrified...February 21, 2020Contractor gets slapped with massive fine | Skills Ontario debunks myths about skilled trades | Murder is not the right strategyFebruary 14, 2020Contractor facing murder charges | Guelph builder pushing Net Zero | It's all a money grabFebruary 7, 2020U.S. home construction boom keeping contractors busy | Update on Ontario College of TradesJanuary 31, 2020A tax lesson | Our Dilemma winner wants to cut ties | Another bad heat pump experienceJanuary 24, 2020Apprenticeship training programs on the rise | Energy efficiency unveiled at the WRLA’s 2020 Buying Show | Bathroom Reno SurpriseJanuary 17, 2020Canadian Contractor's 2019 Greatest Hits | Carpentry unions attack underground cash economy | Winding down of Ontario College of TradesJanuary 10, 2020What happens when contractors aren't alert | Growing RenoRun adds features | CMHC is an enigma - here's whyDecember 20, 2019The advantages of RenoMark | Fasten-ating, Part 4 | Incentives for project managersDecember 13, 2019Kelowna renovator: Legal suites business booming | Building Carbon Free is possible | Montreal can be carbon neutral by 2050December 6, 2019Another cautionary tale for contractors | Living on the edge, Part 2 | A hole in Giannis' gameNovember 29, 2019NBA star Giannis slam dunks contractor | Mike Holmes' big admission | What to do with demanding peopleNovember 25, 2019Best contractor yard in Canada | RenoRun grows again |Mike Holmes on great contractorsNovember 19, 2019Estimating, Lesson 2 | The Dilemma | Meet Joseph at the Builder’s show!November 8, 2019New series on estimating | Five deck trends | Painting poolsNovember 1, 2019GRK fasteners | Bidet Toilet combo | Your weekly fun videoOctober 25, 2019Conservative reno tax credit | Another myth of contracting | Global Warming AlarmismOctober 18, 2019Sound advice from Andrei | American Standard helps with pricing | ITW contestOctober 11, 2019The PPC alternative | Make a Business plan with us | Subtrade gets hackedOctober 4, 2019The first rule of holes | Contractor fined | ITW contestSeptember 27, 2019What you pay your PMs | Get organized!! We show you how | Conference Board says…September 20, 2019Builders Show Seminars brought to you by Rob Koci | GRK contest ending soon! | Build loyalty ahead of systemsSeptember 13, 2019Canadian Contractor seminars | Myths of Contracting continued | 10 per cent deposit againSeptember 6, 2019Deposits, how much? | Mortgage stress hurts industry | When the client paysAugust 30, 2019The Buildings Show | Win with GRK | Enjoying your struggleAugust 23, 2019Ontario’s WSIB making changes for 2020/Home Improvement tops complaints/Dan Rolfe video interviewAugust 16, 2019Financial health | The ITW “Show Us Your Project” Contest | American StandardAugust 9, 2019Homesteading with Steve Maxwell | Five ways to build summer leads | Letting goAugust 2, 2019Only women need apply | Showing up | Worst reno failsJuly 26, 2019Paul Gallop, Part 3 | Movies matter | Building WinnipegJuly 19, 2019Passive House design Part 2 | Art sells | Paul Gallop againJuly 12, 2019Measuring Happy | Tesla roof panels | Myths of contracting Part 2July 5, 2019Conservatives go green | Union electrician fined | Moving dirtJune 28, 2019Skills Canada | Profitable work | What Steve Said Part 4June 21, 2019Head protection | Gardin in Detroit | Murray in Sudbury | Sleeping till noonJune 14, 2019Win $5,000 in fasteners | Talking safety | SEO tipsJune 7, 2019The need for mentors | The need for budgets | Contractor Calvin Gordon back in courtMay 31, 2019Learning about leads online | Tankless water heater kills five | Eco Life Judgments top $30,000May 24, 2019Help for budgeting | Roofer jailed | Builder pays a living wageMay 17, 2019Canadian housing starts rocket ahead | Low-energy cooling systems | Construction softwareMay 10, 2019Carpentry unions gang up on cash operators | Why you need a drone | Newfoundland CHBA urges tougher regulationsMay 3, 2019Eco Life owner charged with theft and trafficking of stolen property | CertainTeed donates insulation for Homes for Heroes projectApril 26, 2019Accused Sudbury contractor defends his record | OLFA’s “diversity” promotion | BC’s Step CodeApril 18, 2019Update on Sudbury police investigation of Eco Life Home Improvements; Five Cal-gary homebuilders honouredApril 12, 2019Sudbury street protest against contractor | Obtaining training funds | April Fool’s post gets us in troubleApril 5, 2019Vapour Barrier versus Vapour Retarder | Why Paul Gallop joined a Peer Group | Canada’s best young trades prepare for battleMarch 29, 2019Federal Budget housing funds | Baeumler launches HeyBryan app | Casey Edge on government downloadingMarch 22, 2019Two more Ontario contractors in the sin bin; UK to ban fossil-fuel heating systems!; Workplace injury statsMarch 15, 2019Accused contractor claims he’s victim of “witch hunt” | HomeStars awards | Daylight Savings Time – watch out for jobsite hazardsMarch 8, 2019Saskatoon contractor helps recovering addicts | Should you purchase business interruption insurance? | EnerQuality award winnersMarch 1, 2019Anxious about owning large equipment? | Ontario’s new home warranty program to face “decisive action” | Climate change and housing affordabilityFebruary 22, 2019B.C. considers asbestos licensing | OCOT not dead yet | Cutting a bolt when you have no viseFebruary 15, 2019Do buildings REALLY need to breathe? | How to reduce footstep noise on hard flooring | The unmotivated employee – a possible solutionFebruary 8, 2019Tesla’s roof tile failure | Ottawa roofer fined $80,000 for setting workers on fire | How to focus better on the jobFebruary 1, 2019Ottawa’s new small business tax rules (Part 3) | Electrical radiant floor heating | 5 ways to check out the trustworthiness of a businessJanuary 25, 2019Small business tax changes (Part 2) | Ontario WSIB rates going down | Air versus water sealingJanuary 18, 2019Scam “contractors” target NB military vet | Coping with federal small business tax changes | Roofer training in TorontoJanuary 11, 2019Jekyll and Hyde customer contest; Construction quote of the year; Training for roofersJanuary 4, 2019The super insulated home | Carpenter duo becomes internet singing sensations | Insurance for toolsDecember 14, 2018Sexual harassment on your site? Ottawa to make National Building Code FREE; Why even contractors need home inspectorsDecember 7, 2018Technology for renovators | Building code insanit | 4 things you didn’t know your measuring tape can doNovember 30, 2018Contractors sues clients for defamation and more; New Brunswick raises workers comp rates by 70 per cent; Energy-efficiency standards comparedNovember 23, 2018Site safety regulations | Energy-efficiency certifications | Scanning for color matchesNovember 16, 201827 RONA and Lowe’s stores to close | Radon gas alert | Why fasteners fail (VIDEO)November 9, 2018Canada Revenue Agency and small businesses | The truth about tax credits, rebates and tariffs | Cheers for the impending demise of OCOTNovember 2, 2018Ford government announces “wind down” of OCOT, apprenticeship-ratio fixes | Lessons for builders from Hurrican MichaelOctober 26, 2018Legal weed and your jobsite | Smart home systems | Steel products tariffOctober 19, 2018Insurance and home-based contracting businesses | Apprenticeships | Contractors and depressionOctober 12, 2018Drywall tariff rejected | Infamous Ontario contractor heading back to court | Prefab wooden panels for mid-risesOctober 5, 2018Owner of electrical firm personally liable for $537k fine; Legalities of Ontario College of Trades coming onto your site; New Dilemma ContestSeptember 28, 2018Brad Pitt teaches contractors an important lessonSeptember 21, 2018Elon Musk smoking weed while his solar roof tile business fizzles? | Disaster relief contractors | Busting fasteners for scienceSeptember 14, 2018Massive fines for distracted driving | Tariff ruling on 54-inch drywall | Reinforced nailing strips on shinglesSeptember 7, 2018The fine happy Ontario College of Trades | Vancouver zoning hell | Contractor Dilemma Contest winnerAugust 31, 2018Dulux “Paint Colour of the Year”; Reno contractors as me-dia punching bags; More on Thermal Mass and ICFsAugust 24, 2018Understanding thermal mass; The rebirth of Craftsman tools; Municipal inspection fees are just taxes!August 17, 2018New ways to build with blocks | Edmonton ironworkers suspended for prank photo | Steve Maxwell’s last stoneAugust 10, 20183-D renderings | Nail gun safety | Getting cash from the customer’s wife?August 3, 2018House prices keep rising steadily | Government policies continue to cloud residential solarJuly 27, 2018Alberta homeowner wins in two courts, still can’t collect | Sustainable building material choicesJuly 20, 2018Understanding continuous air barrier systems; Why to NEVER use drywall screws for cement backer boards; Dilemma contestJuly 13, 2018Edmonton contractor foils “homeowner” scam | Quebec flood inspector accused of collusion | Building curved walls with ICFsJuly 6, 2018Drywall prices going up again? Goobye GreenOn program! We interview one of the most outspoken contractors in CanadaJune 29, 2018Apprenticeship ratios | Concrete anchors | Jill Dunlop and the “Abolish OCOT” campaignJune 22, 2018Lowes and RONA pull toxic paint strippers | Reno TV stars fined for lead paint violations | The perfect 10 x 10 bedroomJune 15, 2018Skills Canada competition in Edmonton | A 5 minute LEED primer | Ontario election – contractor reactionsJune 8, 2018Imagining an NDP Ontario| How John McClellan built his firm | Social media has changed (again)June 1, 2018Skilled trades training; Hot weather contracting tips: Avoiding thermal bridgingMay 25, 2018California makes solar roofs MANDATORY; ‘Love It Or List It’ producers sued; Ridiculing Mike HolmesMay 18, 2018Skills Canada Ontario competition | TRUE Zero Energy explained | Cordless power for the AmishMay 11, 2018Justice served on two high-profile contractor frauds | Shipping containers into houses | More skylight mythsMay 4, 2018Asbestos removal tax credit needed | Prompt payment legislation in Manitoba | A closer look at SIPSApril 27, 2018Alberta green programs | Wood frame panelization for pre-fab building | Weed on the jobsiteApril 20, 2018The top young tradespeople in Canada | Prefab revolution | Stoned construction workers shut down Toronto LRT projectApril 13, 2018Vancouver contractors squatting under rail tracks | Mike Holmes | Bryan Baeumler April FoolsApril 6, 2018Income sprinkling update | “Renovictions” | Smoke detector recallMarch 29, 2018Refugees with construction experience; RenoRun interview; Asbestos product banMarch 23, 2018BILD Renovator of the Year; 12 Rules for Contractors; Tesla’s solar reality is dimmingMarch 16, 2018Alberta fraud awareness campaign targets contractors | EnerQuality winners | Concrete pinsMarch 9, 2018What the budget means to contractors | Energy-efficient retrofits | Recycling construction wasteMarch 2, 2018“Keep your cash: Just pay me in Bitcoin,” says Calgary renovator | Pros and cons of piecework | Lead generation with HomeStarsFebruary 23, 2018Mattamy’s new thermostats talk to you | Passive houses | Convicted contractor back on the toolsFebruary 16, 2018Sprinklers in new homes? | Contractors who shop online | Passive Houses in CanadaFebruary 9, 2018Ontario’s mandatory home energy audits | Canadian contractor wins big U.S. honour | Ottawa gets on Prompt Payment bandwagonFebruary 2, 2018Do you know about HER&D? BC Step Code; Residential solar hard to justifyJanuary 26, 2018Small scale residential solar power – not worth it? | Concrete anchor factsJanuary 19, 2018Toronto ‘Crane Girl’ off the hook | Internal Air Quality | How to handle online reviewsJanuary 12, 2018Contractor burned by 10 day contract ‘cool off’ | $600-million in Green Ontario rebatesDecember 22, 2017Another illegal ‘electrician’ jailed | Ontario apprentices hurt by college strike | New boss for BILDDecember 15, 2017Marijuana legalization: Implications for your jobsite; Tree removal; Lien law changes in OntarioDecember 8, 2017Alberta homebuilder licensing | Why ReidBuilt went under | New stress rules on mortgagesNovember 30, 2017Ottawa’s new energy efficiencies for housing; Most/least trusted trades;November 24, 2017Housing from shipping containers in Banff | Phony electrical contractor fined $50kNovember 17, 2017Edmonton’s ReidBuilt Homes enters receivership | Federal Liberals tap dance on small business tax ‘reform’November 10, 2017U.S. silica rules coming here | Zero Carbon Building registration | RenoRun launches in OntarioNovember 1, 2017Another unlicensed contractor jailed | Permit-violating West Vancouver home faces demolitionOctober 27, 2017Social media for contractors, part 2 | Fort McMurray rebuild | Morneau tax updateOctober 20, 2017Copyright on a house exterior? | Social media tips | Liberals’ small business taxOctober 13, 2017Convicted “contractors” | More anger at Morneau | Sales lessons from a veteran renovator Part 2October 6, 2017More on the Morneau small business tax plan; Reducing waste on the jobsite; Climate control solutionsSeptember 27, 2017Contractors oppose Morneau’s tax plan; WSIB rate rejig in Ontario; Kate CampbellSeptember 20, 2017Festool users meet up; Sound proofing; Ottawa’s small business tax reformSeptember 18, 2017Job cost tracking | Ottawa’s small business tax changes | HydronicsSeptember 8, 2017Green building; BC’s Energy Step Code; HydronicsAugust 30, 2017Man survives 3-1/2 inch nail gun shot to chest | Green buildings in BC | DeWalt’s newestAugust 24, 2017BuildForce report | Blinded by a nail gun | World class hand trowelingAugust 16, 2017Lumber prices | Solar panel rebates | LEED projectsAugust 9, 2017Unlicensed electrician jailed | Legal monster home must go | More on flat roofsAugust 2, 2017Torch-down roofing fire risks | Alberta steps back from Bill 17 | Contests galore!July 26, 2017Can tight houses be too tight? | Soundproofing windows | Deck contestJuly 19, 2017Canadian drywallers in Washington (update); Yet another hot roof fire; No respectJuly 12, 2017Ben Polley on the future of NZE | Choosing bricks | Conned in Cranbrook?July 7, 2017Canadian drywallers march on Washington | Tree protection insanity | Road to NZE, part 4June 28, 2017NZE building, Part 3 | Keeping student workers safe | Moisture-damaged flooringJune 21, 2017Alberta bounces back | NZE homebuilding, part 2 | Minimum wage hike in OntarioJune 16, 2017The road to NZE homebuilding | Construction lien act | Trump-loving contractorsJune 9, 2017How to retire from all this | TV contractor pleads guilty | Quebec construction strikeJune 1, 2017Quebec construction strike | WSIB hammered again | Property BrothersMay 26, 2017Green building | Nova Scotia training | Hiring an apprenticeMay 17, 2017Home Depot U.S. Investigated…Industry Needs Workers!…More Consumer ProtectionMay 10, 2017Drywall rebates | Insulation wars | Log home buildingMay 3, 2017TO’s sicko ‘crane girl’ | Home automation | Customer serviceApril 26, 2017Ontario’s housing intervention | Alberta’s reno rebates | Cellulose insulation controversyApril 19, 2017Western drywall costs | The hazards of shipping containers for storage | Toxins in drywallApril 12, 2017Solar roof tiles from Tesla? | Construction productivity, part 2 | Tarion to be shaken upApril 5, 2017Construction-related pain | Contractor review sites | Building industry productivityMarch 29, 2017Federal budget | Pain on the jobsite | NZE homes under $400k | Tax tips for contractorsMarch 24, 2017Productivity and NZE; 5 ways you are judged as a renovator; LEED statisticsMarch 17, 2017Mission statements | Demolishing the wrong house | Damon Bennett on hiringMarch 8, 2017Western drywall price relief | Building with SIPs | Charging for quotesMarch 3, 2017Transitioning to Design-Build; Paul Lafrance interview, part 2; Ontario MOL ad blitzFebruary 22, 2017Screw pile primer | Kate Campbell | Calculating COGS | Tax tipsFebruary 15, 2017HomeStars acquired by HomeAdvisorFebruary 8, 2017Alberta’s house prices | New technology to prevent pipe freezing | New Toolaholic videoFebruary 2, 2017Drywall price relief in the West | The Toolaholic | Apprentices in Alberta | President TrumpJanuary 25, 2017Big money in basement renos | Angry trashes contractor with lawn signs | So-called skilled trades mobilityJanuary 18, 2017A lien primer | Saskatoon plumber is world’s oldest | Air nailers versus hammersJanuary 12, 2017Top 10 reno projects by the numbers; Six ways to make your business better in 2017January 4, 2017Remembering Home Hardware’s Walter Hachborn | Drywall tariffs | Solar powerDecember 22, 2016Compare your numbers at our NextLevel sessions; Lessons from Naikoon ContractingDecember 14, 2016PRO PAINTER magazine relaunches; Undocumented construction workers; Customer flakDecember 9, 2016Outstanding Contractor Award Winners; Solar Panels | Customers From HellDecember 1, 2016Goodbye stick frame | Damon Bennett | Contractor referrals in MontrealNovember 24, 2016Goodbye stick frame | Damon Bennett | Contractor referrals in MontrealNovember 24, 2016Drywall prices | MOL throws contractor in jail | Tool tracking systemsNovember 16, 2016Net Zero Energy fantasies | Jobsite flu | Harsh criticismNovember 3, 2016Winter jobsite clothing | Women in construction | Compare your numbersOctober 26, 2016Ottawa to investigate drywall prices | Canada’s best contractor stores | ApprenticeshipsOctober 21, 2016How to access other contractors’ profits | Drywall price tracking | WHMIS regulationsOctober 14, 2016Tarion salaries | Transparency as a contractor | Cost of Red Seal ticketsOctober 6, 2016The realistic future for NZE homes; Georgia suburb seeks ban to tall wood buildingsSeptember 29, 2016First NZE townhomes in Canada | Home fire suppression | SoundproofingSeptember 23, 2016Drywall tariff | Hazardous materials training | Promoting the tradesSeptember 16, 2016Western drywall prices soar | Negotiating 101 | More on ICFsSeptember 7, 2016Tarion criticized by judge | ICFs | Negotiating for contractorsSeptember 1, 2016Damon Bennett | Edmonton Construction bootcamp | Newfoundland HSTAugust 26, 2016Trump addresses homebuilders; Radiant heating; Newfoundland HST questionAugust 17, 2016Permit backlogs in Vancouver | Newfoundland HST hike | Net Zero Energy homesAugust 10, 2016Scary scaffolding | Festool road show | JELD-WEN and Net Zero EnergyAugust 4, 2016The Right Harness | Roof Gardens | Alberta protects Fort Mac HomeownersJuly 27, 2016Cross laminated timber | 12-storey condo a Hindenburg? | Big glass in cottagesJuly 13, 2016Chinese laminate | Mike Holmes on radon gas | Win a Ford F250July 6, 2016Fort McMurray contractor interview | Kate Campbell | School kids on siteJune 29, 2016Can your reno client sue you for “mental distress”? | PLUS: News on DeWalt, Home HardwareJune 22, 201612-storey condo made of wood | Tough love for clean-up crews in Fort McMurray | Ontario home energy auditsJune 15, 2016Tartan Interiors honored | 40,000 new jobs in GTA | Victim of “greed and lack of service”June 8, 2016Fort McMurray rebuilding | Toronto strikes | “Politically incorrect” cover photoJune 1, 2016The Trouble with Contractor Referral ServicesMay 25, 2016Electrical codes | Fake TV reno shows | Give the client a chanceMay 11, 2016Request for Quotation responses | Warren Buffett wisdom | GTA hit by trades strikesMay 5, 2016Request for Quotation responses | Warren Buffett wisdom | GTA hit by trades strikesMay 4, 2016Is this client a nightmare? ‘Love It or List It’ lawsuit | Mike Holmes on Fantasy Island?April 27, 2016Rent, lease or buy? Basement reno risks | Partnering in a contracting businessApril 20, 2016