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November 17, 2017 Voice

Attention Mag O board manufacturers: More flexibility needed

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Experienced wallboard contractor E. Perry lays out the pros and cons of Magnesium Oxide board

November 17, 2017 Voice

Why would Ottawa charge students to view National Building Code?

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Why would it charge anyone?

November 9, 2017 Voice

A tale of two foremen

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Foreman Ray ordered a 20 litre plastic bucket, containing 70 lbs of mortar, to be hauled high above the sidewalk

November 9, 2017 Voice

Anatomy of a tax fight – one that is far from over

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An update from the CFIB on the Trudeau/Morneau plan to tax more of your profits away

November 1, 2017 Voice

Unlicensed contractor jailed: “Glad to see!”

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“Pirates and charlatans!”

November 1, 2017 Voice

Jailed “contractor”: Why was he not ordered to make restitution?

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“As a roofing contractor, this is my clients’ worst nightmare”

November 1, 2017 Voice

Jailed “contractor” may have had few options

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Chris Langman doesn’t agree with the man’s behaviour, but argues there is a bigger story here

October 26, 2017 Voice

Florida resident who has bought an Ontario cottage worries about pipes bursting in winter

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The cottage is near Tiny, Ontario. Do the pipes have to be drained right now – or can they wait until Christmas?

October 26, 2017 Voice

Lessons learned from a Chinese dirt bike

by Steve Maxwell

Quality is often about the small details – not the big ones

October 20, 2017 Voice

Canada Revenue Agency’s big push to investigate contractors

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It’s a $42-billion underground economy. Finance Minister Bill Morneau, however, seems to have other priorities.

October 20, 2017 Voice

Years later, Ontario College of Trades video “still frightening”

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“Taxes are the only reason for OCOT existing,” says Christine

October 12, 2017 Voice

If you’re doing cash jobs, you’re not thinking straight

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“Cash is no good to a contractor,” says Joe. We can hear some of you screaming “Then send it my way!” But Joe is in some respects correct.

October 12, 2017 Voice

Morneau small business tax plan: “Enough is enough,” homebuilder says

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“They see some money sitting in hard working small business accounts and they want it.”

October 6, 2017 Voice

Time and material versus flat rate billing as a plumber

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“Flat rate billing never made sense to me,” says retired plumber Harry

October 6, 2017 Voice

Farm family fears for future under Morneau small business tax plan

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“Does this remind anyone of Trudeau Senior?” asks Anne, worried about her family farm

October 6, 2017 Voice

“Outrage” at Morneau “attack on small business”

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Contractor says that his business would have gone out of business years ago if Morneau’s plan had been in place when he acquired two other firms

September 29, 2017 Voice

Owner of two businesses condemns Morneau small business tax proposals

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Bob Young lets the Trudeau government have it, in one of the angriest posts we have seen

September 29, 2017 Voice

Another way to stop “Cash Only” clients in their tracks

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“Charge them with conspiracy to commit tax fraud!”