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Permits dip on residential weakness

Permit report: construction intentions were down 1.4 per cent in October on significant losses in the residential and institutional segments.

EllisDon partners with Habitat for Humanity Canada

EllisDon Community Builders is partnering with Habitat for Humanity Canada to provide local Habitat for Humanity organizations across Canada with affordable housing advisory services to accelerate homeownership projects.

Canadian designer named NKBA Small Kitchen Awards finalist

Svetlana Tryaskina, founder of Toronto-based Estee Design, is among three finalists nominated in the small kitchen category of the 2023 Kitchen and Bath Design and Industry Awards, presented by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA).

Registration for Canadian Concrete Expo now open

Registration is now open for the Canadian Concrete Expo 2023. The CCE will take place at The International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., on Feb. 16 and 17.
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The Hammer 

The Hammer Episode #34: Meet the New Guy – Adam Freill, Canadian Contractor editor

Patrick Flannery bids a fond farewell to the Canadian Contractor readers and The Hammer listeners on the latest edition of the podcast. Flannery was the editor of the Canadian Contractor B2B channels for the past 2 ½ years. In this episode Flannery also introduces the magazine's new editor, Adam Freill, a veteran media professional with background in a variety of construction sectors. Freill joins The Hammer to introduce himself and talk about the role of B2B media in our businesses; the big trends he sees in the industry; and his plans for 2023 and beyond. » Listen now...

The Hammer Episode #29: Energy Efficient Renovations in the Codes – Frank Lohmann, CHBA

Codes and standards will continue to tighten as Canada’s code authorities follow the federal Roadmap to make all new buildings built in Canada meet net-zero energy performance standards by 2030. But what about the inefficient existing buildings out there that represent a far larger proportion of the homes in the country and therefore a much bigger impact to carbon emissions? Never fear, regulators have not forgotten about them. Frank Lohmann, director of building science for the Canadian Home Builders Association, joins The Hammer to talk about plans to create an existing buildings section of the National Building Code by 2025, which will focus on energy-efficiency requirements for renovations. » Listen now...

The Hammer Episode #32: Your Money Back Part 2 – Bonny Koabel, AKR Consulting

Canada opened its first full-scale electric vehicle manufacturing plant on Dec. 5. With 50,000 electric vehicles expected to be manufactured at the Ingersoll plant by 2025, the avenues to purchase EVs in Canada are expanding. In this past episode with Bonny Koabel of AKR Consulting, Koabel discusses the $547.7 million of funding the the Government of Canada announced that offers everyone from provinces to small businesses incentives for the purchase or lease of eligible EVs. » Listen now...
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Health and Safety Coordinator

PM Contracting is seeking a motivated, self starter to run its Health and Safety program. Applicants should have excellent time management skills and a keen understanding of health and safety in a construction setting. The company is headquartered in Kitchener, Ont. » Apply now

Senior Engineer, Water

The City of Abbotsford is seeking a Senior Engineer for the utilities infrastructure division of its Engineering and Regional Utilities Department. » Apply now

Carpenter/ Handyman

Ashwood Concepts is seeking an entry-level carpenter/handyman. The company builds and installs custom stairs and rail. » Apply now