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Pomerleau named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers

For the first time, Pomerleau has been selected by Canada’s Top 100 Employer sas one of the best employers in the country. This recognition rewards Canadian companies offering exceptional workplaces for their employees.

StatsCan building permits report: September 2020

All sectors observed gains in the total value of building permits issued in September, which rose 17.0% to $9.4 billion. Over three-quarters of this growth came from permits issued in Ontario. With COVID-19 cases rising in many regions in September, some municipalities reported that builders have begun to submit applications earlier as a precaution against potential shutdowns.

NKBA 2021 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends: new styles emerge and COVID-19 has substantial influence on design

The National Kitchen & Bath Association 2021 Design Trends Research reveals the COVID-19 pandemic will have a substantial lasting impact on kitchen and bath design.
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A choice between two systems

Ken sees a fundamental choice in our politics between capitalism and communism as part of our debate about unions. » Read more

What trades shortage?

Is there a skilled trades shortage or not? Depends what you call a “skilled tradesperson.” » Read more

Refer to the law when asking for deposits

In response to “Why does a contractor need a deposit at all?”, Frank makes the good point that many provinces have laws about how much deposit a supplier can ask for. However, the section of law he references here appears to apply only to “direct sales contracts” where a single service or product is bought on the spot. » Read more