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Framers, drywall tapers on strike in GTA

5,000 framers are already off the job » Read full article

Off-the-grid sustainability proposed for prototype First Nations home

Biotecture Planet Earth hopes to raise $70,000 to build new family home on Six Nations Territory » Read full article

Is HGTV ‘House Porn’ hurting first-time buyers?

Canada’s home renovation craze may be keeping young families out of the market » Read full article

A convoy of Ontario College of Trades vehicles!: Click on this story to see what appears to be a military battalion of OCOT enforcement vehicles, possibly headed for Timmies.

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WINNER of our March/April ‘What Would You Do’ contest!: Congratulations to Joseph Mizzi of Perfect Painting in Windsor Ontario!

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Contractors, apply now to attend our RenoFocus event in Toronto, Nov. 27-29, expenses paid: Contractors who attended our first RENO FOCUS, last December, raved about how much they learned - and who they met

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UNION Gas - Get Ahead of OBC 2017

Get Ahead of OBC 2017

The new Ontario Building Code takes effect on January 1, 2017.Building to a higher performance standard now ensures that you’ll exceed stricter requirements of the Ontario Building Code in 2017 and beyond. Through programs like ENERGY STAR for New Homes, you can future-proof your business, getting ahead of the demand for increased energy efficiency instead of paying the price of catching up. Learn more...

Wisdom for contractors from Warren Buffett

If your contracting firm issued public shares, would you buy them? And would you then keep those shares for 20 or 30 years or longer? » more info

“Pursuant to your request for the most insanely difficult estimate ever…”

“Thank you in advance, but I didn't just fall off the boat...” » more info

“I wouldn’t touch that Request for Quotation with a ten foot pole!”

“(Whenever) I went against my gut feeling, as alarms were going off, it didn't end up pretty.” » more info