Working At Heights Training

A friendly reminder!!… Workers have until October 1, 2017 to complete an approved working at heights training program. The MOL granted a one-time extension to comply with the new OHS working at heights training regulation and only under the following condition: Workers must have previously completed Fall Protection training that met the requirements of section 26(1) of Ontario Reg.[…]

CHBA President Eric DenOuden cross -Canada trek enters last Leg

CHBA President Eric DenOuden is doing his part this summer cycling across the country to end the cycle of poverty. Nine weeks, nearly 7,000 kilometres and 135 riders— June 26 in Vancouver, British Columbia, DenOuden  kicked  off his cross-Canada trek to raise awareness and funds to fight poverty with Sea to Sea, a cycling project[…]

CHBA Qualified Net Zero Training

To-date 3 training courses have been developed for the Net Zero Home Labelling Program. More will continue to be developed for additional key stakeholders. CHBA Net Zero Building Science Training CHBA Net Zero Energy Advisor Training CHBA Net Zero Sales Training The CHBA Net Zero training courses can only be taken through CHBA Qualified Net[…]

Niagara Home Builders’ Association announce 2017 Scholarship winners

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Scholarship Program. The Scholarship Program was established in recognition of the importance of post-secondary education. Scholarships are awarded to sons, daughters or legal wards of owners, partners and employees of Niagara Home Builder’s Association members. David Vanderlee…sponsored by Lucchetta Homes.  David[…]

Ontario Implementing New Protections for Condo Residents this Fall

Ontario Newsroom (Ministry of Government and Consumer Services)/July 25 – Ontario is moving forward to better protect condo owners and residents by increasing consumer protections in Ontario’s condo communities. Today the Minister of Government and Consumer Services, Tracy MacCharles, announced new protections for condo communities taking effect this fall. Changes will include: Regular mandatory updates[…]

CHBA and BILD-GTA Sign Agreement to Take RenoMark® to the Next Level

On June 28th in Ottawa, CHBA and BILD-GTA signed an agreement to continue to grow the RenoMark® program and take it to the next level. With the historic signing of this agreement, CHBA and BILD-GTA commit to further collaboration to grow and strengthen the RenoMark brand across Canada, engaging the full capacity of CHBA’s Canadian[…]

Golf Classic – Tuesday June 6, 2017

  The Annual NHBA Golf Classic is Tuesday June 6, 2017 at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club 569 Highway 20 West, Fenwick Registration: 9:30 am Tee-off Time:  10:30 am     Dinner:  4:30pm

What the heck is LVT, and why does everyone want it?

By Dani Gammon, A-1 Flooring Canada Kid- and pet-friendly Luxury Vinyl Tile You’ve probably heard of LVT, or Luxury Vinyl Tile – it is one of the hottest floor covering products in the marketplace and one whose appeal shows no sign of fading. This is THE floor that everyone wants in their home. So what’s[…]

Modernizing Ontario’s Construction Laws

Ontario Newsroom (Ministry of Attorney General)/May 31 – New Legislation Would Address Payment Delay and Improve Dispute Resolution Process Ontario is modernizing provincial construction laws to address key issues and improve efficiency and competitiveness for construction businesses. Attorney General Yasir Naqvi introduced legislation today that would, if passed, modernize the lien and holdback process, introduce[…]

NHBA Wall of Fame

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association is pleased to introduce the WALL OF FAME Award to recognize distinguished NHBA members, who have made outstanding and lasting contributions to enhance the success of the Association, strengthened relationships for the home building industry and supported the community. It was an honour to announce the following members inducted with the[…]