Niagara Home Builders’ Association announce scholarship winners

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Scholarship Program. The Scholarship Program was established in recognition of the importance of education and to encourage careers in the construction industry. Scholarships are awarded to sons, daughters or legal wards of owners, partners and employees of Niagara Home Builder’s Association[...]

SomeBuddy’s “Casual Eatery & Bar” support Niagara Home Builders’ Association Scholarship Fund

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association (NHBA) is pleased to be recipients of a donation to the Scholarship Fund in the amount of $1000 from Somebuddy’s Casual Eatery & Bar in Niagara Falls. The NHBA Scholarship Program was established in recognition of the importance of education and to encourage careers in the construction industry. Scholarships are[...]

Heat Stress

Heat stress can occur wherever work operations involve heavy physical labour in hot, humid environments. The locations may be indoors or outdoors. Protective clothing can also contribute to the problem. Heat stress causes the body’s core temperature to rise. A series of disorders can develop, ranging from discomfort and pain (heat rash and heat cramps)[...]

Bring Safety Home Awareness

Bring Safety Home Awareness Campaign Launches Parents and others play a vital role in ensuring young people know about their rights at work. Ministry of Labour health and safety system partners have launched, a new website targeting parents, relatives, coaches, teachers and other support networks as part of a campaign to make work safer[...]

New and Young Workers Inspection Blitz

Young workers in Ontario continue to be injured. Ontario has launched a seven-week blitz to ensure the safety of young people while working at their summer jobs. From July 18 to Sept. 2, an enforcement blitz is targeting industrial workplaces where new and young workers are employed. Inspectors are checking that employers comply with the[...]

OHBA Annual Conference and Awards of Distinction!

The OHBA Annual Conference, AMM and Awards of Distinction are just around the corner and three fantastic days have been planned! This year the OHBA Conference is returning to the beautiful Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood and will be taking place from September 18 – 20, 2016 OHBA, along with the Simcoe County Home Builders’[...]

CHBA National Scene – June 2016

Federal Government Needs to Understand All Housing Markets CHBA has been focusing much of its government relations efforts on delivering the message that affordability is a vitally important but complex issue, and that great care is needed to ensure any future federal action does not do more harm than good. This is especially important as[...]

CHBA Economic Review – June 2016

Brexit Following the UK referendum to leave the European Union, the Canadian dollar weakened further against the US dollar, and the Toronto Stock Exchange continued to decline due to volatility in financial markets and that uncertainty surrounding the U.K.’s and the EU’s economic fates. This uncertainty means that global interest rates and bonds yields will[...]

Congratulations on a Successful 2016 Spring Parade of Homes

The Niagara Falls Review, The Standard & The Tribune in partnership with NHBA thank everyone who participated the the 2016 Spring Parade of Homes last weekend! Mountainview Homes Rinaldi Homes, John Boldt Builders, Silvergate Homes and Marz Homes for showcasing their model homes throughout the Niagara Region. Prize Sponsors: Cogeco, Enbridge, Schlage, Cambria and Canadian Tire. [...]

Presidents Dinner Meeting recognition

The annual Presidents Dinner Meeting recognizes our Past Presidents for their commitment and dedication to the leadership of the Niagara Home Builders’ Association.  Our sincere appreciation to those past Presidents who were able to join us this evening. Past President Brent Pym  shared ” What being a member of NHBA has meant personally and professionally[...]