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Construction-centric job board launches

Annex Business Media, publisher of numerous construction sector business magazines, including Canadian Contractor, has launched an industry-specific job portal designed to make both recruiting and job searching more focused and efficient.

HomeStars shares results of latest homeowner survey

As Canadian homeowners enter another year in a worldwide pandemic full of uncertainty, one thing is clear: home renovations and repairs are more popular than ever. In a recent survey by HomeStars, almost three quarters (74 per cent) of Canadian homeowners are planning to improve their homes in 2021.

EllisDon celebrates 70 year milestone

Seventy years ago, EllisDon was established in London, Ontario by brothers Don and David Ellis Smith. Today, EllisDon celebrates and looks back—fromtheir first project for a small home renovation, to becoming a world-leading construction, building services and technology company with over 5,000 salaried employees.
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The Hammer Podcast

The Hammer Episode #12: The Winds of Change – George Torok, Morrison Hershfield

Building codes and the standards they reference continue to shift with the ongoing concerns about climate change and the new weather conditions our fenestration will have to endure. One observation we hear frequently is that it doesn’t matter how energy-efficient products are if they are installed incorrectly. Enter the CSA A440.4 window and door installation standard. George Torok chairs the committee developing this standard and joins the Conversation to share the latest updates that will be incorporated in the National Building Code’s 2020 revisions. » Listen now

Paint Smarter With Rust-Oleum® ULTIMATE Turbo Enamel

This innovative product sprays up to 25 cm (10") wide allowing for faster project completion making it ideal for large projects and applies 4 times faster than traditional spray paints. Available in Gloss Black & Gloss White, this ULTIMATE formula provides the best-possible corrosion protection with easy application, long-lasting colour, gloss and durability. Save time and money on your next project, choose Rust-Oleum ULTIMATE Turbo Enamel. » Learn more

At home in the woodshop – Farah Jhuman, Mazenga Building Group

I am nominating Farah based on her exceptional skills as a project manager, overseeing three key projects for Mazenga Building Group. » Read more

A red hot career – Lindsay Leney, Your Local HVAC Team

Myself and three other Chamber executive directors in Muskoka (along with a separate customer who uses her service as well) would like to nominate Lindsay Leney of Your Local HVAC Team for this recognition. » Read more

Inspiring her daughter – Rachael Ganson, Canadian Builders

I would like to nominate Rachael Ganson from Canadian Builders Inc. in Vernon, BC. She has been a cornerstone in our business and we could not have achieved the success we have had to date without her. » Read more

Finish Like A Master With Varathane Ultimate Stains & Finishes

Varathane stain gives true colour in just one coat, while Triple Thick is 3x thicker than a traditional Polyurethane. Providing you the ultimate finish in less time. That’s why master woodworkers prefer Varathane. So don’t just finish it. Varathane it. » Learn more

The Buildings Show

Dates: Dec. 1 - 3, 2021 » More info