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Carpenters pitch in for new education centre

July 3, 2014

PETERBOURGH, ONT. The Carpenters Union in Port Hope (Local 397) has donated $35,000 towards Fleming College’s fundraising campaign for the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre (KTTC) under construction at the Sutherland Campus in Peterborough. “The Carpenters Union is supporting the Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre, seeing the new facility as a great promotion in attracting young people into the trades,” said...

CMHC drops mortgage insurance for condo developers

June 6, 2014

CMHC drops mortgage insurance for condo developers Tara Perkins - REAL ESTATE REPORTER The Globe and Mail PublishedFriday, Jun. 06 2014, 9:45 AM EDT Last updatedFriday, Jun. 06 2014, 11:26 AM EDT Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says...

The Home Inspection Checklist

June 5, 2014

Home inspections can save homeowners thousands of dollars and that fact alone should encourage all current and future property owners to hire a home inspector before they purchase their next residence. Think of a home inspection like running the Boston Marathon. You have to be prepared. You wouldn’t run the entire race without training, checking your shoes or altering your eating habits. The same goes for buying a home. You shouldn’t spend $200,000 or more without preparin...

Weather-Tite Sponsors the Weather and Battles it too!

May 13, 2014

Montreal, May 8, 2014 – Building Products of Canada Corp. will launch a 30-second television commercial for its patented Weather-Tite™ Technology on both MéteoMédia and The Weather Network from May 12 to June 15, 2014. The 30-second message dramatically demonstrates how Weather-Tite™ adds superior protection to help BP’s shingles withstand the harshest weather conditions. Weather-Tite™ Technology features two high-tack sealant bands that res...

Wood lobby shoring up support for building code changes

March 12, 2014

A war of words is heating up over whether wood should be permissible as framing for six-storey buildings in next year’s National Building Code of Canada (NBC) revision. Read more

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