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October 12, 2018

Home-based contracting businesses need specific insurance coverage

Standard home owner policies are not adequate to cover all risks

Apprenticeship initiatives from coast-to-coast attempt to fill the funnel

Innovative programs are addressing the national skilled trade crisis

We asked the Ontario College of Trades to clarify their jurisdiction over hydronics installations. Here is their response.

OCOT agrees that some work described as "hydronics" falls outside of the scope of any regulated trade, but that plumbing, coolant or sheet metal work will require certification


This is a stressful business. Are you feeling run down or worse? Read this.

B.C. pro painter Simon Kuhl recommends Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig » Read More

Public misconceptions about why contractors need deposits

"We are not your (expletive) bank!" writes contractor Karl Bach » Read More