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Homes For Heroes Foundation announces new strategic partnership

The Homes For Heroes Foundation, who’s mission it is to integrate all homeless military veterans into the community through the provision of housing and support services across Canada, announces a strategic partnership with Beyond Foam Insulation, a Calgary-based family owned and operated spray foam insulation contractors, Huntsman Building Solutions, a global leader in the manufacture and supply of open-cell and closed-cell spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation and coatings and ATCO, a one-stop provider of integrated energy, housing, transportation and infrastructure solutions.

WRLA tracking rise in lumber thefts

The Western Retail Lumber Association is becoming increasingly aware of more lumber thefts reported as prices hit unprecedented highs in North America. Reports have been coming in from across Canada of lumberyard thefts, truck robberies and people stealing from build sites.

Podcast hosts suing carpenter – UPDATE

The CBC is reporting that the hosts of The Construction Life podcast have dropped their lawsuit against Natasha Fritz of Natural Carpentry
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It’s so nice, we’re doing it twice. The Canadian Rental Mart returns to your screens July 20 with a fresh roundup of great conversations, expert education and a chance to browse the latest tech and talk to representatives. This is where home renovation and custom home contractors can touch base with the equipment rental industry and see the latest technology that will be on offer for them in the months and years ahead. » Register today!

Federal Greener Homes – not enough for HVAC

Johnathan notes the Greener Homes Initiative isn’t addressing the additional cost homeowners will need to take on to meet its HVAC standards. » Read more

Seniors would like to build without basements

Warren has some questions about the feasibility of slab-on-grade construction in the Niagara region. As Paul Duffy pointed out, there’s really no reason why we can’t build this way in Canada. What are your thoughts on basement-free buildings? » Read more

Employers need to get apprentices in at ground level

Chad has some thoughts on apprenticeships, sparked by this long complaint. » Read more