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November 21, 2019

StatsCan building permits report: September 2019

The total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities decreased 6.5% to $8.3 billion in September, largely due to declines in the residential sector.

Help hiring help – Here’s how to access government funding for staff and apprentices

Does the government truly give away money? When people hear that the government gives money away, their first reaction is one of disbelief. Why exactly would the government give businesses money? Well, the reality is the government does receive something in exchange for the money they give away: increased tax revenues.

Fit & Finish: The billionaires club…are you in or out?

If you are reading this, the degrees of separation between you and your local billionaires club is less than you think.

That’s Rich: My take on Millennials

I often feel like I don’t get Millennials. In my experience, the Millennials I have experience with have perpetuated the stereotype: lousy communicators with poor attitudes who are slow starters but want to run the show. Not all of them. I work out with some Millennials who have an insane work ethic. One’s going to be a world champion. Another is going to be prime minister.

Reputation and diversification – Valley Window and Door, Pembroke, Ont.

When Ian Lloyd and Jeff Jessup started working at Valley Window and Door in Pembroke, Ont., over 20 years ago, they didn’t know each other – and they didn’t know they’d end up someday being the co-owners of the business. Now, over two decades later, with its biggest business challenge to date behind it, the business is going better than ever. » Read more...


November 20-21, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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Fenestration Manitoba 2019 Wind Up

Dec. 10
Location: Prairie’s Edge, Kildonan Park, Winnipeg
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May 13 – 15
Location: Winnipeg
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