Building a Nation – one home at a time.

At September 27, 2017 By jtaylor In Blog Email  jowi@sixstringnation.com Back in 1995 I had a dream about an instrument that would somehow house a million stories of Canada. After 11 years of research and consultation and collaboration with many others, luthier George Rizsanyi executed that vision using the materials I collected and he made it[…]

OHBA ANNOUNCES 2017 AWARDS OF DISTINCTION WINNERS

The Ontario Home Builders’ Association 2017 Awards of Distinction celebrate excellence in building, renovation, design, sales and marketing in the homebuilding industry across Ontario. At the association’s annual conference at Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, two Niagara Home Builders’ Association members received awards in the following categories:   Rinaldi Homes for: Carrier Residence- Fonthill for the[…]

OHBA 2017 Annual Conference and Awards of Distinction

Plan to Attend! Enjoy an “Evening by the River” with colleagues and friends… Informative Seminars that will benefit your business… the President’s Gala and a Post Party “With a Beat”…a “Taste of Niagara” with offsite events… and celebrate with the winners at the Awards of Distinction Gala and After Party. Registration details at  http://conference.ohba.ca

OHBA 2017 Awards of Distinction FINALISTS Announced

Please join me in congratulating our NHBA Finalists in the  OHBA 2017 Awards of Distinction! Lucchetta Homes Rinaldi Homes Mountainview Homes Homes by Hendriks Homes by DeSantis Windrush Hill Construction Kenmore Homes (Niagara Falls) Inc Winners will be announced at OHBA Conference Awards of Distinction Gala, Tuesday September 26, 2017. Awards_of_Distinction_Finalist_List-2017-FINAL

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[…]