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Alberta’s new rebate program for energy-efficient renos crashes website

The program, which begins April 24, will stimulate demand for triple-glaze windows, tankless water heaters and enhanced insulation.

The latest data on the Greater Toronto Area’s record-smashing housing prices

“The ongoing decline in new housing inventory is a direct reflection of how difficult it is for the industry to bring product to the market.”

Claims about cellulose insulation spark war of words

A U.S. advertising watchdog ignites a fierce PR battle between insulation manufacturers
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“Kathleen Wynne, the noted economist, knows how much your house should be worth”

The Ontario government is determined to cool off Toronto's white hot housing market. Here is a link to a scathing editorial in The National Post. » Read More

High drywall prices frustrate Alberta home builder

"The 16 to 20 per cent hikes we received in October are still in effect well into April..." » Read More

“We need to treat honest people as… dishonest.”

A contractor regrets that, in many cases, he has to be suspicious of even decent people to ensure he gets paid. » Read More