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Volunteers needed for 2030 building code development: Canadian Contractor news April 8-12April 12, 2024Value of building permits bounce back in January – industry news for April 8, 2024April 5, 2024Canadian Contractor newsletter – March 28, 2024March 29, 2024Housing statistics and more – Canadian Contractor newsletter March 22, 2024March 22, 2024Canadian Contractor newsletter – March 15, 2024March 15, 20242025 NBC open for review – industry news for March 8, 2024March 8, 2024Digitizing and streamlining development approvalsMarch 1, 2024Greener Homes Grant program update | The basics aren’t so basic anymoreFebruary 23, 2024Canada’s building trades unions introduces climate-focused construction curriculumFebruary 16, 2024CFIB study reviews bathroom permitting costs across CanadaFebruary 9, 2024CCA and WomanACT launch new training program to tackle harassmentFebruary 2, 2024Feds fund climate resilient research for infrastructureJanuary 26, 2024Modular construction can help address Canada’s housing crisis, new report findsJanuary 19, 2024Support Ontario Youth passes 500 apprentices registeredJanuary 12, 2024Residential builders call on governments for collaboration on housing supply crisisJanuary 5, 2024Study says fire resistant materials could slash wildfire risks to residencesDecember 22, 2023Residential solar panels show promising pathway to net-zeroDecember 15, 2023Canada launches Union-Led Advisory Table | Upskilling the jobsiteDecember 8, 2023Systemic issues of building green | Affordability and infrastructure at the core of national challengesDecember 1, 2023Using social networks to connect contractorsNovember 24, 2023Trades get free support: substance use resources | Site safety inspectionNovember 17, 2023Green Communities Canada deep dives into federal data on reducing GHG in housing sectorNovember 10, 2023HomeStar’s 2023 Reno Report explores the future of renovations | 3D printing homesNovember 3, 2023New whole-house energy retrofit courses | Time to consider building software?October 27, 2023Funds boosts B.C. construction sector | Opioid epidemic averages 21 daily deathsOctober 20, 2023Canada sees spike in skilled trades funding | Heat pumps outperform gas in coldest tempsOctober 13, 2023Federation of Canadian Municipalities highlights decarbonizing projectsOctober 6, 2023BCCA apprenticeship project hits $10M milestone | Women Building Futures turns 25September 29, 2023Rethinking urban growth | B.C. sees record number of skilled apprenticesSeptember 22, 2023CCA report underlines employment gap | Ontario’s credential recognition surveySeptember 15, 2023Government of Canada supports energy-saving retrofits in Nova ScotiaSeptember 8, 2023Canada invests in workplace opportunities for persons with disabilitiesSeptember 1, 2023Manitoba NDP promises to restore 1 to 1 apprenticeship ratio for skilled tradesAugust 25, 2023Ontario proposing new regulations to protect workers from heat related illnessesAugust 18, 2023Pilot program seeks to reward companies that better protect temporary foreign workersAugust 11, 2023Study finds workers who use cannabis after work at no greater risk of injuryAugust 4, 2023Skills Ontario receives over $5-million in funding for additional mobile learning unitsJuly 28, 2023Government of Canada supports housing research initiativesJuly 21, 2023New grants help businesses hire apprentices from diverse backgroundsJuly 14, 2023Labour shortage in construction adding extra pressure to housing supply gap: expertsJuly 7, 2023Construction firms investing more in technology since pandemicJune 30, 2023National Building Code to include two major green building changesJune 23, 2023Build Things Faster report urges expansion of clean power resourcesJune 16, 2023Construction companies say digital technology key to addressing labour shortagesJune 9, 2023Federal funding to CHBA supports energy efficient home renos across CanadaJune 2, 2023EllisDon and Impulse partners unveil construction technology accelerator programMay 26, 2023FAO releases report on women in Ontario’s labour marketMay 19, 2023Skilled Trades Ontario launches framework of first strategic planMay 12, 2023Using concrete to store carbon as Canada transitions to net-zeroMay 5, 2023Outlook report for Ontario’s construction labour forceApril 28, 2023BCCA annual survey reveals construction industry under strainApril 21, 2023BuildForce Canada launches program to connect job seekers and employersApril 14, 2023Ontario investing to double number of skilled immigrantsApril 7, 2023Budget 2023 considers trades, net-zero, apprenticeshipsMarch 31, 2023Indigenous communities leading Canada’s clean energy boomMarch 24, 2023Investment in building construction up in JanuaryMarch 17, 2023Feds fund new affordable housing projectsMarch 10, 2023New fenestration standard publishedMarch 3, 2023DeWalt, Humber College partner on skilled trades trainingFebruary 24, 2023New housing units coming to Waterloo, Ont.February 17, 2023Lowe’s Canada to now operate as RONA Inc.February 10, 2023Sentiments still positive as construction panel looks to 2023 – reno and construction industry news for Jan. 30 - 3, 2023February 3, 2023Housing starts ran high in 2022 – reno and construction industry news for Jan. 23 - 27, 2023January 27, 2023Municipal processes affecting housing affordability – reno and construction industry news for Jan. 16 - 20, 2023January 20, 2023Building permits rebound with double-digit growth – reno and construction industry news for Jan. 9 - 13, 2023January 13, 2023Construction age change impacts B.C. – reno and construction industry news for Jan. 2 - 6, 2023January 6, 2023A look back at 2022: Part 2December 30, 2022A look back at 2022: Part 1December 23, 2022Ontario to require Naloxone kits – reno and construction industry news for Dec. 19 - 23, 2022December 15, 2022Construction intentions dipped in October due to losses in residential permits across Canada – reno and construction industry news for Dec. 12 - 16, 2022December 9, 2022Construction employment in Canada increased this Fall – reno and construction industry news for Dec. 5 - 9, 2022December 2, 2022Ontario preparing more students for careers in the skilled trades - reno and construction industry news for Nov. 21 - 25, 2022November 25, 2022Canadian housing starts fall 11% in October - reno and construction industry news for Nov. 14 - 18, 2022November 18, 2022Building permits decline across Canada in September - reno and construction industry news for Nov. 7 - 11, 2022November 11, 2022Industry reaction to Ontario More Homes Built Faster Act - reno and construction industry news for Oct. 31 - Nov. 4, 2022November 4, 2022Public review for 2020 National Building Code now open - reno and construction industry news for Oct. 24 - 28, 2022October 28, 2022CertainTeed announces finalists for Gypsum Trophy Awards - reno and construction industry news for Oct. 17 - 21, 2022October 21, 2022Residential permits rise in August - reno and construction industry news for Oct. 10 - 14, 2022October 14, 2022More federal funding required to hit net-zero by 2050 - reno and construction industry news for Oct. 3 - 7, 2022October 7, 2022Ontario invests $90 million in skilled trades program - reno and construction industry news for Sept. 26 - 30, 2022September 30, 2022OHBA congratulates 2022 Awards of Distinction winners - reno and construction industry news for Sept. 19 -23, 2022September 23, 2022Alberta government creates skilled trades advisory council - reno and construction industry news for Sept. 12 - 16, 2022September 16, 2022YMCA expands skilled trades program for newcomers across Ontario - reno and construction industry news for Sept. 5 - 9, 2022September 9, 2022Federal government invests in training equipment for skilled trades - reno and construction industry news for Aug. 29 - Sept. 2, 2022September 2, 2022Mississauga man arrested in $1M home renovation scam - reno and construction industry news for Aug. 22 - 25, 2022August 26, 2022OHBA and BILD support calls for enhanced consumer protections - reno and construction industry news for Aug. 15 - 19, 2022August 19, 2022VRBA announces 2022 CARE Awards finalists - reno and construction industry news for Aug. 8 - 12, 2022August 12, 2022Residential building permits bounce back June - reno and construction industry news for Aug. 1 - 5, 2022August 5, 2022Ontario safety inspectors on strike - reno and construction industry news for July 25 - 29, 2022July 29, 2022Rising temperatures pose safety risks for people working outside - reno and construction industry news for July 18 - 22, 2022July 22, 2022Value of building permits on the rise - reno and construction industry news for July 11 - 15, 2022July 15, 2022Value of building permits on the rise - reno and construction industry news for July 11 - 15, 2022July 15, 2022Ontario WSIB appoints new health and safety chair - reno and construction industry news for July 4 - 8, 2022July 8, 2022First phase of Canada’s Greener Home Program launched - reno and construction industry news for June 27 - July 1, 2022June 30, 2022B.C. Construction Association launches new mentorship program - reno and construction industry news for June 20 -24, 2022June 24, 2022WRLA president engages members of parliament at Hill Day - reno and construction industry news for June 13 - 17, 2022June 17, 2022Saint-Gobain invest in wallboard manufacturing facility in Montreal - reno and construction industry news for June 6 - 10, 2022June 10, 2022Skills Ontario celebrates National Indigenous Heritage Month - reno and construction industry news for May 30 - June 3, 2022June 3, 2022CDCO announces tentative agreement in ICI sector - reno and construction industry news for May 23 - 27, 2022May 27, 2022HomeStars partners with Perch - reno and construction industry news for 16 - 20, 2022May 20, 2022OHBA names Bucci as new CEO - reno and construction industry news for May 9 - 13, 2022May 13, 202215,000 residential construction workers on strike in Ontario - reno and construction industry news for May 2 - 6, 2022May 6, 2022OCS publishes Ontario budget overview - reno and construction industry news for April 25 - 29, 2022April 29, 2022Calgary contractor facing 51 charges for code violations - reno and construction industry news for April 18 - 22, 2022April 22, 20222020 National Model building code released - reno and construction industry news for April 4 - 8, 2022April 8, 2022MPAC releases detailed permit data for Ontario - reno and construction industry news for Mar. 28 - April 1, 2022April 1, 2022CCA names 2022-2023 Board of Directors - reno and construction industry news for Mar. 21 - 25, 2022March 25, 2022WRLA promoting donations to Red Cross for Ukraine - reno and construction industry news for Mar. 14 - 18, 2022March 18, 2022Alberta passes prompt payment law - reno and construction industry news for Mar. 7 - 11, 2022March 11, 2022Ontario removing barriers for out-of-province skilled workers - reno and construction industry news for Feb. 28 - Mar. 4, 2022March 4, 2022Ontario gets full marks for regulatory accountability - reno and construction industry news for Feb. 21 - 25February 25, 2022WSIB to give back $1.5B in surplus premiums - reno and construction industry news for Feb. 14 - 18, 2022February 18, 2022Government grants available for passive house training - reno and construction industry news for Feb. 7 - 11, 2022February 11, 2022EquipmentWatch partners with YARDZ - reno and construction industry news for Jan. 31 - Feb. 4, 2022February 4, 2022Ontario government launches Skilled Trades Ontario - reno and construction industry news for Jan. 24 - 28, 2022January 28, 2022Built Green launches net zero training - reno and construction industry news for Jan. 17 - 21, 2022January 21, 2022Skills Ontario launches new career app - reno and construction industry news for Jan. 10 - 14, 2022January 14, 2022Update on NBC 2020 release - reno and construction industry news for Jan. 3 - 7, 2022January 7, 2022/var/www/vhosts/annexweb.com/cdn.annexweb.com/CONT/eNews/2021/12/31/mailDecember 31, 2021Shurtape names new CEO - reno and construction industry news for Dec. 20 - 24, 2021December 24, 2021Ontario sees strong growth in 2021 - reno and construction industry news for Dec. 13 - 17, 2021December 17, 2021Labour shortages are back with a vengeance - reno and construction industry news for Dec. 6 - 10, 2021December 10, 2021Storm clouds over new Ontario skilled trades regulator - reno and construction industry news for Nov. 29 - Dec. 3, 2021December 3, 2021CertainTeed 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