Edmonton Expo Centre,
CHBA National Conference
Spring Home Show
International Trade Centre
Winnipeg Home & Garden Show
RBC Convention Centre,
NASCC: The Steel Conference
American Institute of Steel Construction
Baltimore Convention Center
BILD Alberta Spring Conference
Fairmont Springs Hotel,
Cheaper smart windows invented at UBC
University of British Columbia chemistry researchers have developed a simple, cost-effective technique for making smart windows that could lead the way for wide-scale adoption of this energy-saving technology.
Ottawa surges as national housing starts settle
The pace of single-detached house starts in Ottawa surged to an 11-month high in February and multi-family starts increased in Vancouver, but national housing starts moderated in most of the country, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC).
Longer mortgage amortization urged
Mortgages of more than 25 years would benefit homebuyers and increase competition in the mortgage market, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.
Quebec, Mohawk hammer construction deal
A new partnership is underway between the Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ), the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK), and Tewatohnhi'saktha to help Mohawk workers successfully integrate into the Quebec construction industry.
Vancouver looks to mandate green roofs on new homes
The City of Vancouver, which is aiming to become the world’s greenest city, is looking at mandating green roofs on new residential developments.
Foreign buyers not needed or wanted: RBC
Foreign-home buyers are not needed or wanted in Canada, the president and CEO of RBC—Canada’s biggest bank—told a New York investors conference last week.
Roofing: it's what undercover that counts
Modern roof coverings—from asphalt to metal—all perform well, but it is what is underneath the shingles that often dictates long-term performance.
Best green builders awarded
Ontario’s best Green Builders were celebrated last month at the EnerQuality Awards Gala (EQ Awards), held at the Universal Eventspace in Vaughan, Ontario.
Asian buyers often dismiss contracts
George Lee, founder and principal lawyer at B.C.-based George Lee Law Corp., claims his Asian real estate clients are often confused and dismissive of legal contracts.
Frontline Outlook for 2018
Busy top renovators take time from job sites to give Home BUILDER their take on challenges, changes and the outlook for 2018.
Person of the Year 2017:
Canada’s Home Builder
Despite government disruptions home builders delivered 200,000 new homes and more than one million jobs in 2017.
TOOL TALK: The Science of Winter
Jon Eakes on how to keep water lines running and the snow from slowing you down.
COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION:
How to Build a Human Firewall from the Ground Up
Building a human firewall the first step in shutting hackers out of you business.
Twenty-Seventeen Was a Great Year for Housing, Expect the Same in 2018
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