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RESCON campaign raised $1 million to help build 22 affordable housing units in Toronto

Twenty-two brand new, purpose-built affordable apartments for homeless people have opened in Kensington Market in downtown Toronto thanks to a collaborative effort between the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON), St. Clare’s Multifaith Housing Society, and the City of Toronto.

Addressing higher construction costs during COVID-19

This article from our sister publication, Canadian Consulting Engineer, is intended as an update of a previous discussion about COVID-19 and the possible consequences for parties to a standard Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) Stipulated Price Contract and corresponding Canadian Construction Association (CCA) Stipulated Price Subcontract.

Procore launches Construction Career Board to support hiring efforts across the construction industry

Procore Technologies, Inc., has announced the launch of the Construction Career Board, an industry-specific resource to recruit talent and find job opportunities.
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Seeking information on assistance for accessibility

The March of Dimes administers a Home and Vehicle modification program in Ontario. If they can’t help, they can probably point you in the right direction. Contractor Nation, what else you got? » Read more

A share in the blame

Roy has a few concerns with Mike Holmes’ forgiving approach to homeowners and suggests that in some cases, the contractors shouldn’t be the only ones shouldering the blame. » Read more

Beware ransomware

Just a heads up to contractor nation – there are a tonne of phishing email scams out there targeting contractors of late. » Read more