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October 3-5
CONSTRUCT & the CSI Annual Conference
Informa/CSI
Long Beach Convention Center
Long Beach, California
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October 9-10
Remodeling Show With Deck Expo
Biltmore Convention Centre,
New residential building trends and techniques
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
www.remodelingdeck.com

October 20
The Property Show
Holiday Inn, Toronto International Airport
Toronto
www.thepropertyshow.ca

October 23
Calgary Real Estate Forum
Telus Convention Centre,
Calgary
www.realestateforums.com

November 6
Wood Solutions Conference
Vancouver Convention Centre West
Vancouver
http://wood-works.ca/

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Ultra-lightweight concrete expands design elements
Thin, ultra-lightweight concrete panels proved a hit at the Vancouver Interior Design Show this month—both renovators and home builders are contemplating how they can be used for interior design treatments.

Fancy new Montreal sky bridge links with condos
An impressive new pedway will be built above St. Antoine Street in Montreal, providing a sheltered pedestrian walkway linking the Quad Windsor area to Montreal’s extensive 32-kilometre underground street network--and a selection of new condominium towers and townhouses reflective of a record-setting housing market.

Strong housing pace stumbled in August
Canada’s housing construction continued a strong pace in August, keeping the seasonally adjusted level at 219,526 starts, but slowing a bit from the action earlier this year, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC).



Low-cost ways to melt snow on steps and walks
It is only September but some areas of Canada have already seen snow and soon all of us will. It may be time your clients begin thinking about installing a snow-and-ice melting system for their home’s steps and driveways.

Renovator offers cash reward to find workers
"We are looking for one Red Seal carpenter and one site supervisor with extensive residential experience. We are offering a $500 reward for each successful hire," said Metro Vancouver-based TQ Construction.

Hiring a contractor? There's an app for that
HeyBryan, an app that connects renovation contractors and other service providers to homeowners, has formed a partnership with HGTV's Bryan Baeumler.

Mortgage fraud overstated according to broker
Reacting to a recent article in this space, British Columbia mortgage broker Dustan Woodhouse claims that mortgage fraud in Canada is being overstated.

Calgary taking a hit as pipeline freezes
With the delay—even potential ending—of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline extension that was to deliver more Alberta crude to tidewater, Calgary’s housing market is taking another hit.

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Drones Top Roofing Tool


Flying eyes can improve safety and give birds-eye view for repairs.


Attack on Demand
Governments are gutting Canada’s housing market by stifling demand and stalling supply.

Market Report: Quebec Steps Up

La belle province has its housing groove back.


Renovator profile:
Design, build and keep the HAMMERDOWN

Despite government disruptions home builders delivered 200,000 new homes and more than one million jobs in 2017.

TOOL TALK: Renovation is Outpacing New Construction

One characteristic of renovation is that contractors are more a jack of all trades, using a wider variety of tools than new construction workers and often dabbling in fields that are not their speciality.

COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION:
Future-Proofing the Home Building Industry.

ECONOMICS REPORT:
Don’t Stress the Stress Tests: Housing Starts to Remain Stable in “Lukewarm” Market.

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