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CCA welcomes Brendan Nobes as Chair of its 2022-2023 Board of Directors

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is pleased to announce that Brendan Nobes is the Chair of the 2022-2023 Board of Directors. CCA sincerely thanks outgoing chair, Ray Bassett, for his dedicated leadership.

LP Building Solutions names Tony Hamill as VP, Siding Manufacturing

LP Building Solutions has announced that Tony Hamill has been named Vice President, Siding Manufacturing, effective immediately.

EllisDon raises $250,000 for the Canadian Red Cross’ Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal

EllisDon has donated $250,000 to the Canadian Red Cross’ Ukraine humanitarian crisis appeal after matching funds raised by the company’s employees.

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Deposits are common sense

David disagrees with the take here that a good contractor really doesn’t need to collect a deposit for materials. » Read more...

Restitution for loss of licenses under OCOT?

“Questo” wants to know if he’s going to be reimbursed for the business he lost after he refused to sign on with the old Ontario College of Trades, now that the province has admitted it had problems and replaced it with Skilled Trades Ontario. » Read more...

Former educator suspects bureaucratic agenda

“Sparky” is unimpressed with the new Skilled Trades Ontario organization and suspects more of the same as long as government is involved in regulating and subsidizing apprentices. » Read more...

Tile Setter

Ritchies Discount Carpet Ltd. is seeking an experienced tile setter for their Dartmouth, Nova Scotia location and job sites throughout the Halifax Regional Municipality. May be required to work on job sites in New Brunswick from time to time. » Apply now...


McCague Landscape Construction has an open position for an experienced and an A+ team leader Landscape Foreman/Woman to join our growing Landscaping Company. The Landscape Forman’s role will include coordinating a crew of landscapers on and off site. You will oversee landscapers, equipment operation, and ensure that the property under our charge is well-maintained. As the Supervisor, you will also be responsible for training the crew of landscapers in their tasks. » Apply now...

Architectural Designer/Architectural Design Technician

Quantum Passivhaus is a Designer and Prefabricator of high-performance passive house buildings. We are a team based, forward thinking company and constantly focused on building innovation. » Apply now...