In support of her fatherby canadiancontractor
Samantha Madisson’s dad has hands-on electrical skills – but can’t get job offers. She asks: is the “skills trades shortage” real?
Attention Mag O board manufacturers: More flexibility neededby canadiancontractor
Experienced wallboard contractor E. Perry lays out the pros and cons of Magnesium Oxide board
Why would Ottawa charge students to view National Building Code?by canadiancontractor
Why would it charge anyone?
A tale of two foremenby Steve Maxwell
Foreman Ray ordered a 20 litre plastic bucket, containing 70 lbs of mortar, to be hauled high above the sidewalk
Anatomy of a tax fight – one that is far from overby canadiancontractor
An update from the CFIB on the Trudeau/Morneau plan to tax more of your profits away
Unlicensed contractor jailed: “Glad to see!”by canadiancontractor
“Pirates and charlatans!”
Jailed “contractor”: Why was he not ordered to make restitution?by canadiancontractor
“As a roofing contractor, this is my clients’ worst nightmare”
Jailed “contractor” may have had few optionsby canadiancontractor
Chris Langman doesn’t agree with the man’s behaviour, but argues there is a bigger story here
Florida resident who has bought an Ontario cottage worries about pipes bursting in winterby canadiancontractor
The cottage is near Tiny, Ontario. Do the pipes have to be drained right now – or can they wait until Christmas?
Lessons learned from a Chinese dirt bikeby Steve Maxwell
Quality is often about the small details – not the big ones
Canada Revenue Agency’s big push to investigate contractorsby canadiancontractor
It’s a $42-billion underground economy. Finance Minister Bill Morneau, however, seems to have other priorities.
Years later, Ontario College of Trades video “still frightening”by canadiancontractor
“Taxes are the only reason for OCOT existing,” says Christine
If you’re doing cash jobs, you’re not thinking straightby canadiancontractor
“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.
Morneau small business tax plan: “Enough is enough,” homebuilder saysby canadiancontractor
“They see some money sitting in hard working small business accounts and they want it.”
Time and material versus flat rate billing as a plumberby canadiancontractor
“Flat rate billing never made sense to me,” says retired plumber Harry
Farm family fears for future under Morneau small business tax planby canadiancontractor
“Does this remind anyone of Trudeau Senior?” asks Anne, worried about her family farm
“Outrage” at Morneau “attack on small business”by canadiancontractor
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
Owner of two businesses condemns Morneau small business tax proposalsby canadiancontractor
Bob Young lets the Trudeau government have it, in one of the angriest posts we have seen